Lecturing fellow and executive director of the Center for Firearms Law
Jake Charles is a lecturing fellow and executive director of the Center for Firearms Law. His primary research interests include the legal regulation of state and private violence, Second Amendment doctrine and theory, and the place of guns in the criminal legal system. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Hill, and other publications. Charles clerked for Judge Allyson K. Duncan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.