155 ABA Journal Second Amendment articles.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday overturned California’s ban on large-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
Aug 17, 2020 3:51 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed Thursday by New York’s attorney general contends that the National Rifle Association should be dissolved because millions of dollars have been diverted away from the organization’s charitable mission.
Aug 6, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
Iowa governor restores voting rights for many ex-felons
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order restoring voting rights for many felons who have completed detention, probation and…
Aug 5, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Husband and wife lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey were each charged with unlawful use of a weapon Monday for waving guns at protesters outside their St. Louis home last month. The Missouri governor and attorney general opposed the charges.
Jul 21, 2020 11:48 AM CDT
A federal judge in Massachusetts has ordered the opening of gun stores in the state in a challenge to Gov. Charlie Baker’s shutdown of nonessential businesses.
May 8, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
With Tiger King, Netflix promises “murder, mayhem and madness,” and the seven-part series delivers. “Video games, the news and Hollywood have inured the public to the idea of violence while camouflaging the grisly consequences,” writes the ABA Journal’s Liane Jackson.
May 4, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t decide a closely watched case that could have been used to extend the right to have a gun to outside the home.
Apr 27, 2020 12:38 PM CDT
An Atlanta federal judge who allowed public access to a remote hearing on gun rights had to shut it down after interruptions from the audience—some of them intentional.
Apr 16, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
Apr 1, 2020 12:20 AM CDT
The ABA will call for tighter controls to curb gun violence after adopting three resolutions Monday addressing gun permits, so-called ghost guns and safe storage.
Feb 17, 2020 5:23 PM CST
No U.S. Supreme Court term in recent memory has had more potential blockbuster cases on the docket than this one. The court is likely to dominate the headlines in May, and especially June 2020, with rulings on almost every major controversial area of law.
Jan 2, 2020 11:17 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has multiple high-profile cases on its docket this term, including cases to be argued in early 2020 on state aid to religion, abortion and President Donald Trump’s desire to shield his personal finances from government subpoenas.
Jan 2, 2020 9:37 AM CST
The past year was unusual in the U.S. Supreme Court because the justices handed down only a few blockbuster decisions but then filled their docket with a stunning number of cases of potentially great significance to be decided in spring 2020. Interestingly, the court could have taken many of these cases in the October 2018 term for decisions in June 2019, but it did not do so.
Dec 23, 2019 9:34 AM CST
Each session of oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court this term has at least one potential blockbuster case, and for December it is New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. City of New York
, which will be argued Dec. 2. It is a potentially enormously important case about the Second Amendment. But the law being challenged in this litigation has been repealed, and a major issue is whether the case should be dismissed as moot.
Nov 26, 2019 6:00 AM CST
Judges are having to make difficult decisions in the 17 states and District of Columbia that have passed red flag laws authorizing the confiscation of guns from people deemed to be dangerous.
Nov 20, 2019 10:26 AM CST
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