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Arnold v. City of Cleveland
Ohio Supreme Court
616 N.E.2d 163 (1993)
The City of Cleveland (defendant) enacted an ordinance banning the sale and possession of assault weapons. Harry Arnold, Jr. (plaintiff) and others challenged the ordinance in county court, alleging violation of the Ohio Constitution’s guarantee of a right to bear arms for self-defense. The court found that the ordinance was a valid exercise of the city’s police power. The court of appeals affirmed. Arnold and the others appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Douglas, J.)
Concurrence/Dissent (Hoffman, J.)
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