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Section Newsletter Articles on Firearms

Administrative law implications of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, January 2014 This article will discuss the application process and administrative procedures outlined in the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, and note potential issues with its implementation from an administrative law perspective.
Does the Second Amendment present a human-rights issue? By Evan Bruno Human Rights, December 2013 There can be no doubt that the Second Amendment to the Bill of Rights is alive and well. But to what extent does the right to “keep and bear arms” constitute a “human right?”
The Firearm Concealed Carry Act in a nutshell By Jennifer E. Bae General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 2013 On July 9, 2013 Illinois became the last state to adopt a concealed carry law that allows permitted gun owners to carry firearms in public places after they pass an application process.
What business owners and attorneys need to know about the Firearm Concealed Carry Act By Frank J. Del Barto Business Advice and Financial Planning, September 2013 An overview of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and its implications for employers and business owners.
Please check your guns at the door: Employer rights under the Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act By Richard A. Russo Labor and Employment Law, August 2013 The Act provides those employers not included on the list of prohibited areas with the flexibility to determine whether or not they wish to permit employees and visitors with concealed carry licenses to carry concealed firearms in the workplace.
A commentary on guns at work By Jim McGrath Corporate Law Departments, February 2010 Today Illinois and Wisconsin are the only states that do not permit some form of carrying a concealed firearm, and each year bills are introduced in the Illinois legislature that would permit concealed carrying, but have not yet seen the light of day. But, in March 2009, more than 5,100 gun owners marched in Springfield to demand a right to carry a concealed weapon, and plan on doing it again in March 2010, and until a law is finally passed.