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Eugene Volokh

Eugene Volokh

Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Eugene Volokh teaches First Amendment law and tort law at UCLA School of Law, where he has also taught copyright law, criminal law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy. Before coming to UCLA, he clerked for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and for Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski. Volokh is the author of two textbooks and over 70 law review articles; four of his articles on the Second Amendment have been cited by Supreme Court opinions, as well as by over two dozen opinions from other courts. Volokh is a member of The American Law Institute, a member of the American Heritage Dictionary Usage Panel, the founder and coauthor of the blog The Volokh Conspiracy, and an Academic Affiliate for the Mayer Brown LLP law firm.

More About Eugene Volokh

Volokh and Winkler debate, discuss, and answer questions about the Second Amendment and attempts to control gun ownership following the tragic massacre in Newtown, Massachusetts.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The 2nd Amendment secures an individual right to gun ownership—the D.C. v. Heller majority was correct on this.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

How should state and federal constitutional rights to keep and bear arms be turned into workable constitutional doctrine?

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Constitutional rights will often -- and for good reason -- be written in ways that are to some extent overinclusive and to some extent underinclusive with respect to their stated justifications.

Sunday, March 1, 1998

Volokh’s response to David C. Williams’ .

Sunday, March 1, 1998