Court Jester
By PAUL F. PETRICK, Esq.

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CLEVELAND, OH — June 29, 2020 —With America once again mired in turmoil, we all needed a good laugh.  Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered it.  On June 15th, exactly 805 years after the Magna Carta circumscribed the absolute power of King John, the United States Supreme Court once again reasserted its absolute power over us.  Gorsuch and five of his colleagues …

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By PAUL F. PETRICK, Esq.

Argument Analysis: Justices Focus on Mootness in Challenge to Now-Repealed New York City Gun Law

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 2, 2019 — This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a challenge to the constitutionality of a New York City rule that barred gun owners from taking their licensed guns outside the city. The gun owners argued that the rule violated their right to “keep and bear arms” under the Constitution’s Second Amendment. But …

eHeziArgument Analysis: Justices Focus on Mootness in Challenge to Now-Repealed New York City Gun Law