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Rhode Island Bar Journal Article

New Jersey admits its stun-gun law is unconstitutional, citing the Caetano decision.

Posted by Keith Langer | Nov 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Jersey has admitted the unconstitutionality of its stun-gun law, based upon the SJC decision in the Caetano case, in which the Supreme Court found the Massachusetts ban unlawful:

“[T]he State agrees with defendant that New Jersey's stun-gun statute, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-3h, is unconstitutional in light of Caetano v. Massachusetts, 136 S.Ct. 1027 (2016), and defendant's conviction under that statute should be vacated in the interests of justice.”

https://www.evannappen.com/…/0/8/0/1080251/stun_gun_brief.pdf

I was proud to have done both amicus briefs (MA Supreme Judicial Court and the Supreme Court) for Commonwealth Second Amendment in that case. I am equally proud to see the validity of our argument accepted elsewhere.

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Keith Langer

Keith G. Langer, Attorney at Law SERVING NORFOLK COUNTY, MA, AND SURROUNDING AREAS Solo practitioner concentrating in civil litigation, collections, family law and administrative law, particularly firearms licensing.Professional Qualifications: One of the longest-serving member of the Firear...

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