Articles Tagged with Guns

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a Texas District Court's dismissal of a lawsuit brought by three University of Texas at Austin professors. Professors Jennifer Lynn Glass, Lisa Moore, and Mia Carter challenged a Texas law permitting the concealed carry of handguns on the University of Texas campus, along with a University of Texas policy forbidding professors from banning concealed weapons in classrooms.


Today a federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing a Texas man from publishing online the blueprints for making guns using a 3D printer. The attorneys general of eight states and the District of Columbia filed the lawsuit Monday in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington.


Posted in: Free Speech
Tagged: Guns

On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a 2-1 ruling held that the Second Amendment grants the right to carry guns openly outside the home. With three federal appeals courts having found no right to carry guns openly in public, the issue seems ripe for United States Supreme Court interpretation.


A lawsuit has been filed by MGM Resorts in connection with the 2017 mass shooting with Las Vegas, claiming they have no liability to the victims of the attack. Read the complaint @ Justia's Online Dockets & Filings.


Posted in: US Congress

A federal district court judge in Massachusetts ruled that the Second Amendment does not prevent Massachusetts from banning assault rifles.


The decision rejected a gun rights organization's challenge to "premises license" provisions of a New York City law. Read the decision and opinion summary on Justia.


Posted in: Constitutional Law