David Kopel, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, 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 The Truth about Gun Control; 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 thirteen other books.

More from David B. Kopel

Cato Studies

The Costs and Consequences of Gun Control

Policy Analysis No. 784. December 1, 2015.

Prison Blues: How America’s Foolish Sentencing Policies Endanger Public Safety

Policy Analysis No. 208. May 17, 1994.

Trust the People: The Case against Gun Control

Policy Analysis No. 109. July 11, 1988.


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