David Kopel, associate policy analyst, is research director at the Independence Institute and adjunct professor of Advanced Constitutional Law at Denver University, Sturm College of Law. He is the author of No More Wacos: What’s Wrong with Federal Law Enforcement, and How to Fix It, Antitrust After Microsoft, The Samurai, the Mountie, and the Cowboy: Should America Adopt the Gun Controls of Other Democracies?, and nine other books. He is an expert on firearms policy, juvenile crime, drug policy, antitrust, constitutional law, criminal sentencing, and environmental law.

More from David B. Kopel

Cato Studies


Bloomberg Rules

America's First Freedom. January 2014.

Reducing the Drug’s War Damage to Government Budgets

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. Vol. 35. No. 2. Spring 2012.

Public Filings

Hickenlooper v. Kerr

Legal Briefs. November 20, 2014.

Kerr v. Hickenlooper

Legal Briefs. February 8, 2013.

Chafee v. United States and Pleau v. United States

Legal Briefs. September 26, 2012.