Tag: Supreme Court
New York After Bruen
Last Thursday, the Supreme Court held in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, that New York’s policy of limiting licenses to carry pistols to those who can show “proper cause” is unconstitutional under the Second and Fourteenth Amendments. I will have more to say in the coming days about some of the…
The Right to Bear Arms (Openly?) in the Supreme Court: Did the Bruen Petitioners Err by Seeking Only a New York “Concealed-Carry” License?
Since at least Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court has recognized that a litigant may not be able to secure judicial relief if he seeks the wrong remedy. A question about the proper remedy is brewing in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen. Bruen involves plaintiffs who have unsuccessfully sought unrestricted…