Professor Jacob Charles Quoted in "States May Have Found a Way Through the Gun Industry's Liability Shield" -- The Trace
Professor Jacob D. Charles is quoted in the article "States May Have Found a Way Through the Gun Industry's Liability Shield," published in The Trace. The article considers newly passed laws in California, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York that require gun companies to place controls on distribution chains and monitor the sale of firearms through an exception in The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA).
Excerpt from "States May Have Found a Way Through the Gun Industry's Liability Shield"
"There’s no debate that these laws qualify for [PLCAA’s] narrow exceptions,” said Jake Charles, a law professor at Pepperdine University who specializes in firearms law. “So there’s no longer any federal immunity barring these states from getting back in the business of trying to hold gun manufacturers and distributors accountable for policing their distribution chains.”
The complete article may be found at The Trace