Story here. Good shooting!
"Half-cocked: The Regulatory Framework of Short-Barrel Firearms" in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Story here. He sets the record for most questions asked by a new justice, and has a fine time at it.
Story here. A delicious twist: it's the same day as the White House Correspondent's dinner, which he announced he would cut.
Oregon proposes to repeal ban on duelists holding office. Good. Can't see any reason why a man should be unable to run for office just because he requested that satisfaction due a gentleman.
Alleged murderer of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry arrested. Agent Terry was the agent murdered using guns run in the "Fast and Furious" scandal.
Right now there are two cert. petitions pending: Peruta (can California make all handgun carry, open on concealed, subject to "may issue" permitting) and Binderup (an as applied challenge). Plus CalGuns Foundation is going to go for cert. on Silvester v. Becerra (can California impose a waiting period even on purchasers who already own firearms).
Here's hoping. The problem is, if they couldn't get four Justices to vote to take cert. when Scalia was on the Court and voting in favor, they probably won't get four with Justice Gorsuch as his replacement. (We know he was voting in favor, because he joined with Justice Thomas in a dissent from a denial of certiorari in two 2015 cases.
"Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives used a secret, off-the-books bank account to rent a $21,000 suite at a Nascar race, take a trip to Las Vegas and donate money to the school of one of the agent's children, according to records and interviews."
They were investigate cigarette smuggling, and when an informant operating as a smuggler began making big profits, they used them to set up their own private account.