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Professor Mocsary's Publications

Law Journal Articles

A Close Reading of an Excellent Distant Reading of Heller in the Courts, 67 Duke L.J. Online (forthcoming 2018).

Insuring the Unthinkable, New Appleman on Ins.: Current Critical Issues in Ins. L. 1 (Spring 2018) (lead article).

Freedom of Corporate Purpose, 2016 BYU L. Rev. 1319 (2017) (lead article). (link)

Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously, 14 J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 17 (2016) (with Robert J. Cottrol).  (link)

Cited in Kolbe v. Hogan, 849 F.3d 114, 154 (4th Cir. 2017) (Traxler, J., dissenting).

Insuring Against Guns?, 46 L. Rev. 1209 (2014) (lead symposium article). (link)

The Embedded Firm: Corporate Governance, Labor, and Finance Capitalism—Commentary, 3 , Econ. & L. 123 (2014) (peer reviewed essay on incentive issues in corporate governance as they relate to corporate purpose, based on participation in a symposium discussion panel on The Embedded Firm: Corporate Governance, Labor, and Finance Capitalism (Cynthia A. Williams & Peer Zumbansen eds., 2011)).  (link)

Statistically Insignificant Deaths: Disclosing Drug Harms to Investors (and Patients) Under SEC Rule 10b-5, 82 Wash. L. Rev. 111 (2013).  (link)

“This Right Is Not Allowed by Governments That Are Afraid of the People”: The Public Meaning of the Second Amendment When the Fourteenth Amendment Was Ratified, 17 Mason L. Rev. 823 (2010) (with Clayton E. Cramer & Nicholas J. Johnson) (link).

Cited in McDonald v. Chicago, 561 U.S. 742, 773 n.21, 776 n.25, 780 (2010).

Cited in Ezell v. City of Chicago, 651 F.3d 684, 702 n.11 (7th Cir. 2011).

Note, Explaining Away the Obvious: The Infeasibility of Characterizing the Second Amendment as a Nonindividual Right, 76 Fordham L. Rev. 2113 (2008).  (link)

 

Books and Supplements

Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy (2d ed. 2017) (with Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel & Michael P. O’Shea).

Cited in Illinois v. Chairez, 2018 IL 121417, at 7 n.3 (Ill. Feb. 1, 2018).

2015 Supplement for Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy (2015) (with Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel & Michael P. O’Shea).

Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy online chs. 12-15 (2014) (with Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel & Michael P. O’Shea).  (link)

Teacher’s Manual for Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulat1286 ion, Rights, and Policy (2012) (with Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel & Michael P. O’Shea).

Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy (2012) (with Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel & Michael P. O’Shea) (first casebook on firearms law).

Cited in Drake v. Filko, 724 F.3d 426, 441 n.3, 441 n.5, 442 (3d Cir. 2013) (Hardiman, J., dissenting).

Cited in Heller v. District of Columbia, 670 F.3d 1244, 1287 (D.C. Cir. 2011) (Kavanaugh, J., dissenting).

 

Other Articles

States have a constitutional duty to recognize gun rights nationwide, The Hill(Dec. 27, 2017), http://thehill.com/opinion/international/366599-states-have-a-constitutional-duty-to-recognize-gun-rights-nationwide (with Rafael Mangual).

Defying the Supreme Court in Kolbe v. Hogan, L. & Liberty (Dec. 20, 2017), http://www.libertylawsite.org/2017/12/20/defying-the-supreme-court-in-kolbe-v-hogan/.

Are There Guns in Mayberry?, L. & Liberty (Oct. 17, 2016), http://www.libertylawsite.org/book-review/are-there-guns-in-mayberry/ (reviewing Jennifer Carlson, Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline (2015)).

Incentive Engineering, L. & Liberty (July 27, 2015), http://www.libertylawsite.org/book-review/incentive-engineering (reviewing Robert D. Cooter & Arial Porat, Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution (2014)).

Shareholder Wealth Maximization: A Response to Cynthia Williams, L. & Liberty (Feb. 20, 2014), http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-forum/shareholder-wealth-maximization-a-response-to-cynthia-williams.

Why the Corporation Is Not Merely a Nexus of Contracts: A Response to Alexei Marcoux, L. & Liberty (Dec. 20, 2013), http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-forum/why-the-corporation-is-not-merely-a-nexus-of-contracts.

The Future of Shareholder Wealth Maximization, L. & Liberty (Dec. 2, 2013), http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-forum/the-future-of-shareholder-wealth-maximization.

Monopoly of Violence, Claremont Rev. of Books, Summer 2010, at 46 (reviewing Robert H. Churchill, To Shake Their Guns in the Tyrant’s Face (2008)). (link)

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