Commonwealth Court Schedules En Banc Oral Argument in FOAC, et al. v. Pittsburgh, et al.

Yesterday, the Commonwealth Court issued a notice scheduling En Banc (meaning before the entire Court) oral argument in Firearm Owners Against Crime (FOAC), et al., v. City of Pittsburgh, et al. in relation to Pittsburgh's illegal firearm ordinances, which I was previously successful in having ruled unlawful. As our viewers may remember, in November of … Continue reading Commonwealth Court Schedules En Banc Oral Argument in FOAC, et al. v. Pittsburgh, et al.

Governor Wolf and Pittsburgh City Council Conspire With Anti-Gun Organizations to Violate the Law and PA Constitution

Yesterday, Governor Wolf and members of the Pittsburgh City Council held a press conference, joined by anti-gun organizations, including Moms Demand Action and CeaseFirePA, where they proposed new anti-gun ordinances, which they even acknowledged are precluded by state law but undaunted by the illegality of such proposals, were going to enact them anyway, in a … Continue reading Governor Wolf and Pittsburgh City Council Conspire With Anti-Gun Organizations to Violate the Law and PA Constitution

HB 80 Litigation – Dechert, LLP Representing the Cities Pro-Bono?

As many are aware, yesterday,  Senator Daylin Leach, Senator Vincent J. Hughes, Senator Lawrence M. Farnese, Representative Cherelle L. Parker, Representative Edward C. Gainey, the City of Philadelphia, the City of Pittsburgh, and the City of Lancaster filed suit in the Commonwealth Court against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Speaker of the House Samuel H. Smith, … Continue reading HB 80 Litigation – Dechert, LLP Representing the Cities Pro-Bono?