Professors Volokh and Winkler Cited in Mother Jones Article on Supreme Court Decisions and NRA

June 23, 2014 -- Professors Eugene Volokh and Adam Winkler commented on the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions on the NRA in a Mother Jones article.

Eugene Volokh, a law professor at the University of California-Los Angeles, says the Supreme Court's recent refusal to rule on major gun lawsuits isn't necessarily unusual, since the high court only hears a small percentage of all cases. But Adam Winkler, another law professor at UCLA, says he's "definitely" seen a trend in the Supreme Court dealing blows at the NRA since the agency's last big win in 2010, and he's seen lower courts consistently fall on the side of gun control. "Gun control is dead everywhere except the courts," Winkler says. "The courts are not as much of a victim to political pressures, and the judges rightfully see while there's a right to bear arms, there's plenty of room for gun control." 

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