Lund on Abramski v. United States
The U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Abramski v. United States on Monday, June 16. Commenting on the ruling, which held that a person could not purchase a gun for another person while claiming to be the actual buyer, Professor Nelson Lund said, “The Justices are once again legislating from the bench, which violates the Constitution, and enacting a retroactive criminal law, which is even worse.”
Divided Supreme Court Shoots Down 'Straw' Purchases of Guns, NBC News, June 16, 2014. By Pete Williams.