All Essays

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Attempts to regulate “assault weapons” will be futile as long as the term lacks a clear definition.

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.

Deregulatory Realities and Illusions

President Trump’s claims that deregulation has greatly helped the economy are exaggerated.

A Call to Arms Research

Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.

Week in Review

Democrats take the House of Representatives, Jeff Sessions resigns as Attorney General, and more…

Gun Regulation Is Costly—and Not the Only Option

Policymakers should deploy strategies beyond regulation to reduce gun-related harm.

What Firearms Law and Regulatory Scholarship Can Learn from Each Other

Firearms law and regulatory scholars must come together to tackle the gun control problem.

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy

Scholars argue for strengthening regulations of online political advertising.

Effective Gun Regulation Can Be Compatible with Gun Rights

Lobbying and appropriations limits undermine the enforcement of gun regulations.

Warren’s Bill Presents Progressive Vision for Rulemaking Reform

Recent bill would boost public participation and reduce capture in the regulatory process.