Constitutional Law

  • The Second Amendment: Enforcing the Heller Decision

    … was quite pleased to have an opportunity to ask the panel to address the “as applied” challenges of the kind that Firearms Industry Consulting Group has helped to spearhead, and to find broad consensus on the panel for expanding the favorable case law through careful presentation of such cases. My colleague, Josh Prince, has blogged much more…

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  • ATTENTION: The 9th Circuit amends the 2nd Amendment…

    … possessing a firearm for self-protection(“That question was left open by the Supreme Court in Heller, and we have no need to answer it here.”) The problem is, California law also forbids open-carry, pursuant to Cal. Penal Law §26350. Therefore, as a practical matter now, a private citizen cannot legally possess firearms in public for the purpose…

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  • United States v. Texas

    … Here at the Prince Law Blog, we have been committed to providing continued coverage of what is quickly proving to be among the most definitive cases of the SCOTUS’s current calendar year – United States v. Texas. The last we blogged, the United States had promptly appealed the split decision of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, which itself had…

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  • Justice Thomas’ Overlooked Second Amendment Statement

    … F. 3d 684, 704 (CA7 2011). See District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U. S. 570, 617–618 (2008) (citing T. Cooley, General Principles of Constitutional Law 271 (2d ed. 1891) (discussing the implicit right to train with weapons)); United States v. Miller, 307 U. S. 174, 180 (1939) (citing 1 H.Osgood, The American Colonies in the 17th Century 499(1904…

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Join Us, 04/08/2016, for Live Immigration Law Video Seminar!!

    …, Wills Estates, Family Law, and Civil Litigation. Please join me for the pilot launch of these sessions, next Friday, April 8th at 6PM, where I will be leading a 1/2 an hour discussion on Immigration Law issues related to Family Immigration benefits, including application requirements, filing fees, time-frames, and new developments in the law. The program…

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  • A Brief Memorial to Justice Scalia

    …. For cases were the Court is divided and a definitive ruling is necessary, the Court retains the power to delay until after a ninth justice joins them the hearing a case or the scheduling of re-argument. Even when the Court has nine justices, one or more may recuse themselves from a case due to a conflict of interest, yet the Court continues…

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Another Second Amendment Case

    … Today attorney Tom Odom of Prince Law Offices, P.C., will file with the U.S. Supreme Court a brief on behalf of Firearms Owners Against Crime (“FOAC”) and Firearms Industry Consulting Group (“FICG”), in support of the request of Tab Bonidy and the National Association for Gun Rights to review a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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