March 19, 2014 -- Professor Adam Winkler was cited in a Bloomberg article on gun rights and those with mental illnesses.
The lawsuit, which was filed by lawyers for the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, is "an uphill challenge," said UCLA law professor Adam Winkler, author of the excellent book, "Gun Fight," via e-mail. "Under the nation's gun laws, the dealer was allowed to sell to someone without a criminal or mental illness record. It's usually hard to pin responsibility for someone's bad acts on a commercial establishment that merely supplied the equipment."
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