Videos tagged with Jake Charles

  • Professor Jennifer Carlson discusses her recently published book, Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race. Drawing on local and national newspapers, interviews with close to eighty police chiefs, and a rare look at gun licensing processes, Carlson explores the ways police talk about guns, and how firearms are regulated in different parts of the country.

  • In the ongoing national conversations about policing, protest, racism, and violence, the role of guns plays an important part. And with gun purchasing, carrying, and brandishing increasingly in the news during the Covid-19 pandemic, the intersection of these issues takes on heightened importance. Our panel conducts online panel discussion about these issues.

  • Center for Firearms Law leadership discuss the Second Amendment implications of state and local orders that require businesses, including gun stores, to shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Appearing: Jacob D. Charles, Executive Director, Center for Firearms Law, and Professors Joseph Blocher and Darrell A. H. Miller, Co-Directors, Duke Center for Firearms Law

    For more discussion of these issues, visit the Center’s blog:

  • A discussion on gun reform after the Supreme Court’s first hearing on the Second Amendment in 10 years, State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York (NYSRPA). The case represents the first time the Supreme Court has heard arguments in a Second Amendment case in almost 10 years. NYSRPA concerns a challenge to a New York City regulation that restricted individuals who hold “premises licenses”—those that allow individuals to possess a gun at home—from bringing their firearms to shooting ranges or second homes outside the City.