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