Criminal Law Paper

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Resource: Lexis Uni Supreme Court Research Search

Locate a recent criminal Supreme Court decision you find interesting in the LexisNexis library.

Provide a brief summary and properly cite the case.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions:

  • What interested you about this case?
  • What are the sources, purposes, and jurisdictions of the criminal law related to this case?
  • What is the difference between the various elements of crime, including actus reus, mens rea, and concurrence? Describe which element(s) of crime were related to this case.
  • What is the adversarial system and how was it applied in this case? (For example, what was the argument from the prosecution, and what was the argument from the defense?)
  • Define inchoate crimes, and describe if there were any inchoate crimes in your chosen case.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


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ProfessorEmily
School: Rice University

Attached.

Running head: WRENN v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Wrenn v. District of Columbia
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WRENN v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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Wrenn v. District of Columbia, 864 F.3d 650 Analysis
Legal Issue
The legal issue in the Wrenn v. District of Columbia is that D.C. may not limit carry permits
only to individuals who attest a special necessity for self-defense different from the general public
as reinforced by evidence of definite risks or preceding attacks that demonstrated unique threats
to the life of the firearm holder (Wrenn v. District of Columbia, 2017).
Facts
In the case, Palmer v. District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court ruled unlawful the
District’s complete ban on carrying of small arms outside the home for self-defense. This case is
related to the Wrenn v. District of Columbia because Brian Wrenn and other appellants had moved
to the U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia pursuing an injunction against the
District’s limit of carry permits to individuals who prove a distinct need for self-defense (Wrenn
v. District of Columbia, 2017).
Holding
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit’s ruling was that the
District’s prohibition of the possession of handguns at home infringes the individual rights
according to the Second Amendment. The District government must issue handgu...

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