Assistant Professor George Mocsary participates in symposium on Second Amendment

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Assistant Professor George Mocsary participates in symposium on Second Amendment

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Assistant Professor George Mocsary participates in symposium on Second Amendment

November 20, 2013

George Mocsary

Assistant Professor George Mocsary participated as a presenter and moderator in, and assisted in organizing, the Connecticut Law Review’s symposium – “Up in Arms: The Second Amendment in the Modern Republic” at the University of Connecticut School of Law on November 15, 2013.

The event, which garnered national attention and drew over 200 audience members, included scholars and practitioners from across the country to discuss the history of the right to bear arms, current legal trends regarding gun rights, recent legislative initiatives, litigation of gun control cases, and firearms and mental health.

Speakers included Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and Richard M. Aborn, president of the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City. 

Professor Mocsary presented his article on mandatory liability insurance for gun owners entitled Dissecting the Rhetoric of Gun-Owner Liability Insurance, and moderated a panel entitled “Litigating the Affirmed Right to Arms.” 

A video of the event is available here.

Following the symposium, Mocsary was interviewed by Insurance Business America for their article "Warnings issued over gun-owner liability insurance model"