Category: Weapons Charges

By Scott Limmer

An attorneys blog about criminal law and procedure, college discipline, Title IX and cases of Interest

High Court Hears Challenge to New York City Gun Transport Law

For the first time in nearly a decade, the U.S. Supreme Court on December 2 heard arguments on Second Amendment issues. In New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. City of New York, the state affiliate of the National Rifle Association and three New York City residents challenge regulations city police adopted banning licensed […]

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Supreme Court’s New Case May Define Impact of Johnson Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court last June, in its decision in Johnson v. United States, struck down as too vague a key provision of the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), which imposed additional high mandatory minimum sentences — ranging from 15 years to life — for persons who had previously been convicted for three or more […]

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