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These are the online Chapters of the law school casebook Firearms Law and the Second Amendment Regulation Rights and Policy by Nicholas J Johnson David B Kopel George A Mocsary and Michael P O'Shea Aspen Publishers Chapter 12 Social Science Chapter 13 International Law Chapter 14 Comparative Law Chapter 15 InDepth Explanation of Firearms and AmmunitionChapter 12 presents empirical data and studies on firearm use and misuse Most of the chapter involves criminological issues like gun use in crime resisting crime and guns as deterrents to crime The chapter also covers many facets of the debates about gun control or gun ownership as strategies for reducing crime In addition to the strictly criminological issues it presents information on suicide and accidents Chapter 13 covers international law principles and documents involving selfdefense and firearms control The chapter like modern international law generally deals with both relations between nations and interactions between states and individuals The chapter covers modern international law conventions classical international law based on the treatises of scholars such as Grotius Pufendorf and Vattel who helped found the global system of international law in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries the right of resistance under international law especially resistance to genocide and the perspective of Harold Koh former Legal Adviser to the US State Department on how and why international gun control should be implemented Chapter 14 compares and contrasts the domestic noninternational gun laws of various nations and examining the possible effects of those different laws Chapter 15 provides a detailed explanation of the various types of firearms and ammunition including how they function It also provides some basics about the many types of nonfirearm arms
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Mocsary, George A.; O'Shea, Michael P.; Johnson, Nicholas James; and Kopel, David B., "Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy - Online Chapters" (2015). Faculty Book Chapters. 1.