Active day in the Supreme Court
They denied cert. in Woollard v. Gallegher, but granted it in Arbramski v. US.
The latter case involves an LEO whose uncle (living in a different State) wanted to buy a gun. The LEO said he could get it for him, at an LEO discount price. The LEO bought it from an FFL, and went thru the background check. He then shipped it to an FFL in his uncle's State, who transferred it to the uncle, who likewise went through a background check. The LEO was, however, prosecuted for having filled out the 4473 and certified himself to be the actual buyer.
I uncovered in my ancient files a BATF "Industry Circular," from 1979, which advises dealers to avoid straw man sales, and in defining them says they are unlawful if the ultimate recipient is a prohibited person, and lawful if the ultimate recipient could legally buy.