Gun laws: A legal research guide

December 7, 2015


We recently updated our research guide on gun laws with information about the 2015 “open carry” and “campus carry” laws.

In addition, our guide provides an overview of the resources available online and in the library pertaining to Texas and federal gun laws, concealed handgun licenses, and local regulation of firearms and shooting ranges. We link to both Texas and federal laws on gun ownership, use, sales, and manufacturing, and we also provide links to articles written in “plain English,” which can be easier to understand than complex legal language.

We also highlight useful e-books, articles, and other digital resources that you can download from home (some of which require a library account) such as:

If you have a question or would like more information about any of our legal research guides, feel free to Ask a Librarian!

New James e-books available to checkout from home!

HeinOnline Legal Classics library available from home

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