The Supreme Court on Monday deemed "straw" purchases of firearms illegal, delivering a huge win to advocates of stricter gun controls. The case, Abramski v. United States, centered on a former police officer who bought a Glock 19 handgun for his uncle.
June 17, 2014
A January 2008 in-custody death could get a SCOTUS review. This would be the court’s first look at police use of stun guns after turning away appeals from both recipients of the high-voltage shocks and from police officers.
May 19, 2014
The Supreme Court said Friday it would rule on two cases that will determine whether police can search suspects' cell phones after they've been arrested.
January 21, 2014
As a result of these back-to-back rulings from the Supreme Court, neither the federal government nor any city, county, or state may enforce any law that creates a blanket prohibition against the possession of firearms by an individual in the home.
October 1, 2010
Before traveling to another state where you intend to carry off duty, do a little research and inquire about local laws regulating firearms possession on private property.
February 1, 2009
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans have a right to own guns for self-defense and hunting, the justices' first major pronouncement on gun rights in U.S. history.
June 26, 2008