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Professor Barondes Publishes in Houston Law Review

Professor Royce Barondes recently published his article, “Contumacious Responses to Firearms Legislation (LEOSA) Balancing Federalism Concerns,” in the Houston Law Review. In the article, he examines federal legislation, Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), designed to enhance public safety by allowing off-duty law enforcement officers and certain retired officers to remain armed, including during out-of-state travels, notwithstanding some of the…

Professor Barondes Comments on 3D Printed Guns Case

Professor Royce Barondes was interviewed by KOMU-TV, “Legal experts weigh in on 3D printed guns debate,” where he discussed a settlement of a Federal lawsuit involving internet posting of computer-aided design files for 3D-printed firearms. The internet posts had been prohibited by U.S. Executive Branch implementation of a statute designed to address international export and import of weapons. The settlement, which…

Professor Barondes Publishes Op-Ed about the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act

Professor Royce Barondes published an op-ed at TheHill.com discussing Executive Branch interpretation of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004. The statute is designed to allow qualifying current and retired law enforcement officers to carry firearms in most locations throughout the United States. As Professor Barondes explains in the op-ed, assorted administrative pronouncements have unnecessarily curtailed the scope of…

Professor Barondes Publishes Op-Ed on Gun-Free School Zones Act

In advance of President Trump’s address to the National Rifle Association, Professor Royce Barondes recently contributed an op-ed to political journalism website The Hill about the Gun-Free School Zones Act. The act generally prohibits private firearms possession near elementary and secondary schools by persons not licensed by the state. In “Trump Wants to End the Gun-Free School Zones Act –…