Professor Jacob Charles Referenced in "New York’s Gun Laws Sow Confusion as Nation Rethinks Regulation" -- New York Times
Professor Jacob D. Charles's law review article "The Dead Hand of a Silent Past: Bruen, Gun Rights, and the Shackles of History" (SSRN) is referenced in the New York Times article, "New York’s Gun Laws Sow Confusion as Nation Rethinks Regulation." The New York Times article examines the judicial confusion following the Supreme Court's decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen that overturned century-old New York gun regulations.
Excerpt from "New York’s Gun Laws Sow Confusion as Nation Rethinks Regulation"
In his June opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that law-abiding citizens have the right “to carry handguns publicly for their self-defense.” He allowed for the possibility of restrictions on that right, but said that any rules would have to be justified with analogies to regulations that were in place in early American history.
Since then, more than 100 federal court decisions have been issued as judges around the country attempt to determine whether new and old laws alike meet the new standard, according to a paper by Jacob Charles, a professor at Pepperdine University’s law school who tracks American gun regulation.
The complete article may be found at New York Times