Lecturer David Hoffman '95 Discusses Prosecution of Gun Crimes on WBEZ's Afternoon Shift
Afternoon Shift continues its weeklong examination of gun laws with a look at prosecuting gun crimes and violence prevention. There is a myriad of gun laws on the books, covering everything from manufacturing, theft, possession, transferring – even the altering – of weapons. How do prosecutors choose what charges to pursue? What's the tactic in prosecuting gun cases? Former assistant US Attorney David Hoffman who prosecuted gun crimes under the US Attorney's Project Safe Neighborhoods anti-gun-violence program, joins to discuss.