Professor Jacob Charles Quoted in "Could Hunter Biden Be the Next Poster Child for Second Amendment Rights?" -- Politico
Professor Jacob D. Charles is quoted in the Politico article, "Could Hunter Biden Be the Next Poster Child for Second Amendment Rights?" The article examines the Justice Department's investigation into Hunter Biden's purchase of a gun in 2018 and the new constitutional test in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen.
Excerpt from "Could Hunter Biden Be the Next Poster Child for Second Amendment Rights?"
Given the conflicting rulings in the lower courts, the Supreme Court may one day have to resolve the statute’s constitutionality — and it’s not obvious how the court’s conservative majority would view the issue. Jacob Charles, a professor at Pepperdine’s Caruso School of Law who studies gun laws, said that Justice Samuel Alito could be particularly ambivalent.
“I could see him going either way,” Charles said, “obviously in favor of gun rights, but also in favor of strong law enforcement.”
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