Professor of Law and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow, Co-Director, Center for Law, Society & Culture, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law. See more: https://law.indiana.edu/about/people/details/madeira-jody-l.html.
The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), codified at 15 U.S.C. § 7901 et seq., has nearly banished the specter of civil liability for covered gun industry entities. PLCAA was predicated on the claim that gun industry actors, including firearm manufacturers and sellers, were under siege from baseless lawsuits founded on novel legal […]