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Supreme Court declines to hear 10 gun rights cases
The US Supreme court declined on Monday to hear 10 cases seeking to overturn restrictions on gun ownership, disappointing some conservative critics.The 10 cases, spanning six circuits, five states and the District of Columbia, all sought to expan (More)
Antitrust Dawn Raids in India: Suggestive Measures to Prevent Fishing Expeditions
Dawn Raids refer to various surprise search and seizure activities conducted by Antitrust Agencies in order to catch suspects off guard. Dawn raids are inherently intrusive in nature and therefore conducted sparingly to unearth the evidence to establ (More)
Wisconsin top court rules asking about concealed weapon during traffic stop does not violate Fourth Amendment
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that asking about a concealed weapon during a traffic stop does not violate the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution.John Patrick Wright was charged with carrying a concealed weapon in violation of Wisco (More)
Kentucky governor signs concealed carry expansion
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed a new NRA-backed gun law Monday that allows for concealed carry of a handgun without a permit to anyone 21 and older.Kentucky law currently allows open carry without a permit, but a license and training to con (More)
Ohio Governor vetoes self-defense legislation
Ohio Governor John Kasich vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have shifted the burden of proof from the defendant to the prosecutor in self-defense cases.Ohio is the only state that requires defendants to prove that their use of force was justi (More)
Supreme Court refuses to take up California concealed carry case
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a Second Amendment challenge to California's concealed carry law.The original case stems from James Rothery and Andrea Hoffman being denied concealed carry permits by their local sheriff. Under Cali (More)
The Right to be Armed: The Ninth Circuit Giveth Then Taketh Away
The joy and amazement Second Amendment supporters felt in July at two Ninth Circuit Appeals Court  opinions were dashed in August when, in Pena v. Lindley  the Ninth Circuit upheld California’s Unsafe Handgun Act banning purchase of new handguns that (More)
Federal appeals court dismisses challenge to Texas campus carry law
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Thursday upheld a district court's decision to dismiss a group of University of Texas at Austin professors' challenge to a Texas law permitting the concealed carry of handguns on campuses as well as (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 14 April 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: Massachusetts' top court on Friday ruled against Exxon's request to ban the state's attorney general from investigating whether the oil conglomerate knew of the effect fossil fuels have on climate (More)
Wisconsin Supreme Court rules that carrying a loaded gun in a car requires permit
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a concealed carry permit is required in order to lawfully transport a loaded gun in a car.In 2014, police stopped Brian Grandberry as a part of a traffic stop. Upon questioning Grandberry, police (More)
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