Eric Ruben


Eric Ruben is a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice where his work focuses on weapons law and the Second Amendment. He is a frequent commentator on the right to keep and bear arms, publishing articles in the Duke Law Journal, Yale Law Journal Forum, and Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, as well as popular outlets such as The AtlanticNew York TimesVox, Jurist, and various legal blogs. Mr. Ruben also is an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law, where he teaches a course on weapons regulation.

Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr. Ruben worked as a criminal defense attorney at Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello, P.C. Before that, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Ruben received his J.D. from NYU School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for the NYU Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.



The Second Amendment allows for more gun control than you think

Eric Ruben and Joseph Blocher, Vox: The Big Idea