• Vote Counts: Supreme Court Ties Make Everyone The Loser

    … opinion over the past years. IP law, however, suffers when the Supreme Court cannot fully function. An eight–justice high court will inevitably produce tie votes. And, in the event of a tie, while the opinion of the lower court is affirmed, that affirmance has no precedential value, and so offers no guidance for the future. Instead of a clear (even…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 8 readers -
  • Ballot selfie? PA Law and the First Amendment Collide

    … made it unlawful for voters to snap a picture of their ballot and post it on social media. The Pennsylvania Department of State (DoS) issued a guidance on rules in effect at the polling place on election day in October of this year. Under the section entitled “Electronic Devices” the DoS states that the Election Code does not address the use…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 11 readers -
  • It’s Legal To Carry a Firearm, While Voting!

    … review of the general right to carry a firearm while voting in Pennsylvania, see my article – Voting While Carrying a Firearm in PA – It’s Legal! (This is me, your PA Firearms Attorney™ voting in 2013 with Sig on my right hip) I cannot stress enough how important it is to vote, regardless of whether or not you carry a firearm. While I believe…

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 13 readers -
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