U.S. v. Alfonso Lopez - Collection Finding Aid - Collection Finding Aid

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U.S. v. Alfonso Lopez - Collection Finding Aid - Collection Finding Aid

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Alfonso Lopez was indicted by a grand jury of violating the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990, which forbids “any individual knowingly to possess a firearm within 1000 feet of a school zone,” 18 U.S.C. 922(q). Lopez argued that the Section 922(q) was unconstitutional and moved to dismiss his indictment. The Supreme Court struck down the Gun Free School Zones Act, in a 5-4 opinion, as unconstitutional. This collection consists of copies of excerpts from the Supreme Court hearings, copies and excerpts from house and senate bills, publications of the “Law Week” and the “Congressional Monitor”, correspondence, email, memos, reports, statements, news articles, and press releases.
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William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

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“U.S. v. Alfonso Lopez - Collection Finding Aid - Collection Finding Aid,” Clinton Digital Library, accessed October 28, 2020, https://clinton.presidentiallibraries.us/items/show/47958.