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.

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