In an unusual concurrence to a ruling deeming pandemic gun store closures unconstitutional, Trump-appointee Judge Lawrence VanDyke of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit penned an alternative opinion in an attempt to prove his criticisms of the circuit’s approach to Second Amendment challenges.
Three Republican-appointed members of the court, Judges VanDyke, Andrew J. Kleinfeld and Ryan D. Nelson, held that two California counties’ mandates that required gun stores and firing ranges, along with other businesses, to close during the early days of the pandemic violated the Second Amendment.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]