As our viewers are aware, earlier, we posted about the Superior Court's monumental decision in Commonwealth v Goslin, where the court, en banc, held that the "plain meaning of Section 912(c) provides two separate defenses: possessing and using a weapon on school property 'in conjunction with a lawful supervised school activity' as well as possessing … Continue reading The Goslin Decision’s Impact on Possessing Weapons on School Property
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
As the year is coming to a close, I thought it important to document some of the monumental court decisions that Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., obtained in 2016, as well as, some other cases of importance. We were successful in a monumental case of first impression in … Continue reading Major Pennsylvania Firearm Cases of 2016
Today, the Superior Court, en banc, heard oral argument in the matter of Commonwealth v. Goslin, 1114 MDA 2015, where Mr. Goslin was previously convicted for merely possessing a lawful pocketknife on school property. As many of our viewers are aware, I was previously successful in having the court vacate its prior decisions and order … Continue reading Oral Argument in Commonwealth v. Goslin – Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds
As our viewers are aware, I previously wrote about the devastating decision in Commonwealth v. Goslin from the Superior Court in relation to carrying a weapon on school property and the "other lawful purpose" defense. After the decision, Mr. Goslin contacted me and we, pro-bono, filed a Motion for Reconsideration/Reargument en banc, wherein, inter alia, … Continue reading MONUMENTAL Decision from the Superior Court Vacating Its Prior Decision Regarding Weapons on School Property!
Recently, in Commonwealth v. Giordano, 2015 PA Super 167, the Pennsylvania Superior Court published an opinion by Judge Wecht (who is currently running for PA Supreme Court) holding that although a school administration building was not defined in the statute as part of an "elementary or secondary publicly-funded educational institution" and no case law existed … Continue reading Can You Bring Your Sword Into a School Administration Building? The Superior Court Says No…