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Center Hiring New Executive Director

Posted by on January 25, 2022

The Center is hiring! We are looking for a new Executive Director to take over the role from Jake, who will be starting this summer as an Associate Professor of Law at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law. The job description is below and application instructions can be found here: https://bit.ly/3FUJyZJ. We are happy to answer […]

Bruen: What We’re Watching For in Oral Arguments

Posted by on November 1, 2021

When the Supreme Court granted review in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen this past April, Jake wrote about the basic contours of the case and the stakes it holds for the future of gun regulation. Now that we’re on the eve of oral arguments in the case, scheduled for Wednesday, November […]

Recent Center Commentary

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Over the past few weeks, Joseph and Darrell have done some commentary on the relationship between guns and democratic institutions. Joseph Blocher & Alan Chen, Why Do States Ban “Electioneering” but Allow Guns at Polling Places?, Slate (Jan. 5., 2021) Olivia Li, The Gun Rights Rhetoric That Helped Seed the Insurrectionist Mindset, The Trace (Jan. […]

Quick Reactions to the NYSRPA Opinion

Posted by on April 27, 2020

This morning, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York. The case concerned a New York City rule that forbid individuals with a premises license from transporting their firearms to shooting ranges and second homes outside the City. The City repealed the rule […]