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Eric Ruben

Eric Ruben

Eric Ruben is an assistant professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law and a Brennan Center fellow. Professor Ruben’s scholarly interests span criminal law, constitutional law, legal ethics, legal empirics, and legal history. Currently, he is researching issues involving self-defense and the right to keep and bear arms, and teaches a seminar on the Second Amendment. Prior to joining the faculty at SMU, Professor Ruben was a fellow at the Brennan Center and an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law, where he taught a course on weapons regulation. He also worked as a criminal defense attorney at Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello, P.C.

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Guest Appearances
April 2, 2021

Open Carry Laws, Public Safety, and Young v. Hawaii

Host Craig Willliams and professor Eric Ruben discuss the debate surrounding open carry laws, Young v. Hawaii, and open carry vs. public safety.