‘NYSRPA v. Bruen’: Studies Show Direct Link Between Right-to-Carry and Violent Crime Increase
November 4, 2021
Cleary Gottlieb partner Lisa Vicens and associate Samuel Levander co-authored the article, “‘NYSRPA v. Bruen’: Studies Show Direct Link Between Right-to-Carry and Violent Crime Increase,” which was published by The National Law Journal.
The article relates to an amicus curiae brief Cleary filed on September 21, 2021, in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a group of social scientists and public health researchers who study gun violence—including Stanford Law School professor John Donohue—in support of New York State’s firearm licensing regime that limits applicants seeking a license to carry a firearm in public to those that are able to show a “proper cause” need to carry a gun in self-defense.
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