Nicholas Johnson
Published November 8, 2017

Nicholas Johnson is a professor at the Fordham University School of Law. His research is primarily focused on firearms law and the Second Amendment. He is the author of Negroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms and Firearms Law & the Second Amendment; Regulation, Rights, and Policy.

Johnson’s recent articles include “Lawfully armed citizens and police: A proposal for reducing armed encounters with agents of the state” in Gun Studies and “Lawful Gun Carriers (Police and Armed Citizens): License, Escalation, and Race” in Law and Contemporary Problems.

Expertise: Firearms law, firearms rights, commercial law, the Second Amendment, firearms and African-Americans

Location: New York City, N.Y.


Phone: (212) 636-6983

Heard on NPR’s All Things Considered: Philando Castile Case Asks: Whose Second Amendment Right Is Protected?”

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