Professor Jacob Charles Quoted in "Turmoil in the Courts on Gun Laws in Wake of Justices' Ruling" -- Associated Press
Professor Jacob D. Charles is quoted in the Associated Press article, "Turmoil in the Courts on Gun Laws in Wake of Justices' Ruling." The article considers the Supreme Court's new test for firearms restrictions that the government that wants to uphold a gun restriction must look back into history to show it is consistent with the country’s “historical tradition of firearm regulation.”
Excerpt from "Turmoil in the Courts on Gun Laws in Wake of Justices' Ruling"
“There’s confusion and disarray in the lower courts because not only are they not reaching the same conclusions, they’re just applying different methods or applying Bruen’s method differently,” said Jacob Charles, a professor at Pepperdine University’s law school who focuses on firearms law.
“What it means is that not only are new laws being struck down ... but also laws that have been on the books for over 60 years, 40 years in some cases, those are being struck down — where prior to Bruen — courts were unanimous that those were constitutional,” he said.
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