In another monumental decision secured by Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, the Commonwealth Court in John Doe 1, et al. v. Franklin County, et al., 96 CD 2021 held that "Licensees did not have to establish that the [un-enveloped] postcards were actually read by someone other than the intended recipient to establish public disclosure of confidential … Continue reading Commonwealth Court Affirms Confidentiality And Statutory Damages For Disclosure of License To Carry Firearms Applicant Information
District Attorney Commits Felony in Disclosing Confidential License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information
It was reported late Thursday night that the Lehigh County District Attorney disclosed confidential firearm purchase and license to carry firearms applicant information to the media in relation to a recent shooting at a Wawa. Not only did the DA disclose general information, but even went and disclosed the actual dates of purchase, application and … Continue reading District Attorney Commits Felony in Disclosing Confidential License to Carry Firearms Applicant Information
Did Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood and Reporter Stephanie Farr Commit a Felony of the Third Degree?
Yesterday, Reporter Stephanie Farr of Philly.com reported on an incident, where allegedly Mr. Domonique Jordan, an adult aide to a special-needs student, brought a firearm to the Drexel Hill Middle School. Apparently, Mr. Jordan has been charged with possession of a firearm on school property, even though, such charging would appear contrary to the en … Continue reading Did Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood and Reporter Stephanie Farr Commit a Felony of the Third Degree?
Franklin County Sheriff Contends He’s Immune From Judicial Oversight
In a brief filed before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Franklin County Sheriff has taken an eerily Orwellian position that he is immune from judicial oversight and cannot be held liable for his actions - even those explicitly violating state law. As our viewers are aware, on May 20, 2016, the Commonwealth Court issued a … Continue reading Franklin County Sheriff Contends He’s Immune From Judicial Oversight
Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department Violates the Law in Issuing Unlawful LTCF
Today, I became aware of an article by Stephen J. Nesbitt and Jonathan D. Silver of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette entitled Sheriff's Office deletes photos of Pirate Parrot 'gun license' in which it not only alleges, but provides proof, that the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office issued a license to carry firearms (LTCF) to a fictitious mascot … Continue reading Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department Violates the Law in Issuing Unlawful LTCF
Settlement APPROVED in Philadelphia Class Action Lawsuit Regarding Disclosure of Confidential LTCF Information
I am proud to announce that today, Judge Jacqueline Allen signed a Final Order approving the settlement that was reached with the City of Philadelphia in the matter of John Doe, et al., v. City of Philadelphia, et al, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas docket no. 121203785, stemming from the City's posting and disclosing of … Continue reading Settlement APPROVED in Philadelphia Class Action Lawsuit Regarding Disclosure of Confidential LTCF Information