The Right to Bear Arms: The Second Amendment & Gun Violence w/ Eric Ruben

Join us on July 12 at 7pm (at Temple Sinai) for a presentation by attorney and Second Amendment scholar Eric Ruben on the Second Amendment’s role – historical, doctrinal and political – in the perennial debate over gun policies

Eric Ruben is a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice where his work focuses on weapons law and the Second Amendment. He is a frequent commentator on the right to keep and bear arms, publishing articles in the Yale Law Journal Forum, Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, and Duke Law Journal, as well as popular outlets such as The Atlantic, New York Times, Jurist, and various legal blogs. Mr. Ruben also is an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law, where he teaches a course on weapons regulation. Mr. Ruben received his J.D. from NYU School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for the NYU Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, and is a graduate of Saratoga Springs High School, class of 1999. He is also the son of Temple members Art and Peggy Ruben.