Today, the Superior Court, en banc, issued its decision in Commonwealth v. Goslin, 1114 MDA 2015, regarding whether an individual is entitled to claim the defense of "other lawful purpose" when carrying a weapon on school grounds. As our viewers are aware, after the original devastating decision was issued by the Superior Court holding that … Continue reading Chief Counsel Prince Secures MONUMENTAL Decision from the Superior Court, en banc, regarding Possession of Weapons on School Property
Overshadowed by the enactment of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (“MMA”)in April is a bill introduce on May 17, 2016, by House Representative Ed Gainey which called for the amendment of Pennsylvania’s Controlled Substance Act, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, 35 P.S. 780-101 et. Seq. (“CSA”). Specifically, HB 2076 seeks to amend PA’s CSA by reducing the … Continue reading While the Laws are Changing in Pennsylvania, Possession of Marijuana For Personal Use Remains a Crime.
Today, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision in Henderson v. U.S., No 13-1487, 575 U.S. _____ (2015), holding that while a convicted felon is prohibited from "possessing" firearms pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 922(g), nothing strips the individual of his/her property interest in the firearms and the individual retains "the right merely to … Continue reading Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court Decision – Felons Do Not Lose Property Right in Owned Firearms
As many news agencies are reporting on Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG) Chief Counsel Joshua Prince's letter to the City of Harrisburg, we believe it is important that everyone be aware of some of the issues being overlooked by the reporting. As of this release, the reporting has failed to reflect that any such ordinance … Continue reading Press Release: Pending Litigation Against Municipalities That Violate Section 6120
By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire A common scenario after a husband and wife separate is neither party wants to move out of the marital residence/home. For a variety reasons (e.g., financial, children, proximity to work, hope for reconciliation, spite, etc.), the parties remain in the same home, as roommates and attempt to maintain as much … Continue reading In Pennsylvania, How Can I Force My Spouse to Move Out of the House?