Registration Open for “Gun Reform: The Current Legal Landscape” Symposium!


It is our pleasure to invite you to join the New York University Annual Survey of American Law and Brady: United Against Gun Violence for “Gun Reform: The Current Legal Landscape.” This half-day symposium will address the current gun crisis in America with a focus on recent developments in our nation’s courts and legislatures regarding the Second Amendment and gun reform.

This event will be taking place on Monday, April 6 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m in Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall at NYU School of Law.


9:30-10:00 a.m. Registration

10:00 -10:15 a.m. Opening Remarks and Introduction

10:15-10:45 a.m. Keynote Address delivered by Eric Tirschwell

10:45-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panel 1: Curbing Gun Violence Through the Courts

12:30-1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15-2:45 p.m. Panel 2: Closing Loopholes: Necessary Policy and Regulatory Changes


Please register HERE!

Participating Speakers:

  • Eric Tirschwell, Managing Director of Litigation and National Enforcement Policy, Everytown
  • John Lowy, Vice President, Legal Action Project, Brady
  • Alvin Bragg, Co-Director of the Racial Justice Project, Visiting Professor at NYLS and candidate for Manhattan DA
  • Ira Feinberg, Partner at Hogan Lovells, member of Firearm Accountability Task Force, and lawyer for March for Our Lives
  • Joseph Blocher, Duke Law Professor
  • Alla Lefkowitz, Director of Affirmative Litigation, Everytown
  • Alicyn Cooley,  Executive Director, Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at NYU Law
  • Eric Ruben, Assistant Professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law and Brennan Center Fellow
  • Christian Heyne, Director of Policy at Brady and Gun Violence Survivor
  • Richard Aborn, President of the Citizen Crime Commission of New York City
  • Alvin Bragg, Co-Director of the Racial Justice Project, Law Professor at New York Law School and candidate for Manhattan DA

The event is co-sponsored by Arnold & Porter, Paul, Weiss, and The Brennan Center.

Coffee and lunch will be served. Free and open to the public. CLE credit available.