Professor Jacob Charles Quoted in "A Heavily Armed Man Caused Panic at a Supermarket" -- New York Times
Professor Jacob D. Charles is quoted in the New York Times article, "A Heavily Armed Man Caused Panic at a Supermarket. But Did He Break the Law?" The article considers the limited options police and prosecutors have when heavily armed individuals cause fear and panic in states with permissive gun laws.
Excerpt from "A Heavily Armed Man Caused Panic at a Supermarket. But Did He Break the Law?"
The ruling also affirmed the principle of allowing states and local governments to ban guns in “sensitive places”; as examples, it cited legislative assemblies, polling places and courthouses. But the high court left much open for interpretation. “A wave of litigation is going to confront the courts with questions about what, for example, makes a restriction on guns in schools and government buildings different than in museums or on public transit,” Jacob D. Charles, a professor and gun law expert at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, wrote in a recent blog post.
The complete article may be found at New York Times
Professor Charles's blog post may be found at Duke Center for Firearms Law