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About Alexys Ogorek

J.D. Candidate, Duke University School of Law. Research Assistant, Center for Firearms Law. 

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Breaking Down the Respondent’s Amicus Briefs in Bruen

Posted by on October 20, 2021

In a previous post, I discussed the question at issue in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen, the two dimensions of particular importance in the case, and the initial amicus briefs filed in support of the petitioner and in support of neither party. Approximately two months later, the remainder of the […]

Breaking Down the Initial Amicus Briefs in Bruen

Posted by on August 11, 2021

In New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen, the Supreme Court will answer: Did New York’s denial of petitioners’ applications for concealed-carry licenses for self-defense violate the Second Amendment? New York bars open carry of handguns, and the state has a “may issue” licensing scheme to carry a concealed handgun. This means […]