Rhode Island pet owners may find my article on using replevin to recover their pets, published in the Jan/Feb, 2019 issue of the Rhode Island Bar Journal, useful.
Read your pet care contract - you likely will have waived your right to sue by signing it.
Town backs down when license denial is challenged.
RI client gets first pistol permit, despite town's improper licensing procedure.
First person convicted under Cuomo's "SAFE Act" has conviction overturned by Appellate Division of NY Supreme Court.
A win for free speech.
California's "Large Capacity Magazine" Ban Struck Down by Federal District Court
EMAIL is DOWN
Exhortation to create a doctor's "duty to discuss" firearms with patients is inappropriate and unwarranted. Doctors are not qualified to discuss such choices, and the idea that they should is an attempt to politicize the doctor-patient relationship.
Today's Mass. Lawyers Weekly covered the case in detail. A businessman applied for an unrestricted LTC and was issued one restricted to "Target & Hunting." That being useless for his need, he wrote - as directed to when he applied - for a lifting of the restriction. The BPD responded by revoking...
EOPSS' memo rejected by a MA court for the 15th time.
EOPSS reverses its position to comply with court orders.
EOPSS restores the licenses of the fourteen litigants who successful its unwarranted dictat.
14th straight rejection of EOPSS; PD entered into an Agreement For Judgment.
EOPPS assertion of law rejected for the 13th time; Boston loses on that issue, and revoking an LTC because the holder sought removal of his restrictions.
Twelve courts have now rejected the EOPSS dictat to police chiefs, advising them relief granted by the Firearms License Review Board is invalid.
The Plymouth District Court overturned an LTC revocation by the Plymouth chief, who had obeyed the EOPSS memo, which has no authority, instead of using his statutory authority. That is the 11th such decision in seven months.Of particular interest in this cogent, concise decision is its summary o...
Client falsely charged due to poor police work, with trial delayed by inadequate preparation by the state; charge disposed of on terms favorable to the client the day of jury trial.
The Supreme Court acted on Caetano v. Massachusetts, the “stun gun” case in which Attorney Langer, on behalf of Commonwealth Second Amendment, filed an amicus brief. The Supreme court granted certiorari and, without need of a hearing, REVERSED the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's decision a...
Attorney Langer was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, to file an amicus brief on behalf of Commonwealth Second Amendment in Caetano v. Massachusetts. This case challenged the Massachusetts prohibition against Electronic Defensive Weapons (EDWs); i.e., “stun guns.”
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 ...
The Editorial Board of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly ran an endorsment of AG Healey's unilateral inversion of what constitutes an “assault weapon.” My rebuttal to that endorsement ran the following week: Dear Editors: In the October 21st issue of MLW, the editorial board declared, “AG on right s...