Professor Jacob Charles Quoted in "Court Rulings Wipe Out Gun Laws" -- Roll Call
Professor Jacob D. Charles is quoted in the Roll Call article, "Court Rulings Wipe Out Gun Laws in Wake of Supreme Court Decision." The article considers the challenges to gun control laws that are pending in federal courts since the Supreme Court decision New York State Rifle & Pistol Assocation Inc. v. Bruen that expands Second Amendment rights.
Excerpts from "Court Rulings Wipe Out Gun Laws in Wake of Supreme Court Decision"
Jacob Charles, an associate law professor at Pepperdine University, said the vague nature of the Bruen decision left trial court judges with the broad ability to interpret history how they saw fit...
Charles said the ripple of lower court decisions “may not legally, but practically force the Supreme Court’s hand” to weigh in again. Sweeping decisions could turn federal firearms law into Swiss cheese, with some judges upholding regulations while others strike them down.
“I don’t think the court would want that kind of disuniformity lasting for too long,” Charles said.
The complete article may be found at Roll Call