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Federal Court Strikes down San Diego Requirements of Showing “Good Cause” to Get a Concealed-Carry Gun License

Federal Court Strikes down San Diego Requirements of Showing “Good Cause” to Get a Concealed-Carry Gun License In a ruling that gave a jolt to gun-control advocates, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voided San Diego’s requirements that applicants for concealed-carry gun licenses show “good cause” before being issued a permit to carry a concealed weapon.…>read more

No Comment February 14, 2014

Federal Court Compels Kentucky to Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Federal Court Compels Kentucky to Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages   U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II in the Western District of Kentucky at Louisville has struck down Kentucky’s constitutional and statutory provisions that excluded same-sex couples married out-of-state from state recognition and marriage benefits available to opposite-sex couples…>read more

No Comment February 13, 2014

Federal Court Upholds Connecticut’s Gun Laws as Constitutional

Federal Court Upholds Connecticut’s Gun Laws as Constitutional   Judge Alfred Covello in the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut has ruled the state’s new gun laws as constitutional. The lawsuit had been filed last May in federal court in challenge of new gun control regulations. The bipartisan…>read more

1 Comment January 31, 2014

Dreaded SpyEye Malware Developer Pleads Guilty in US Federal Court

Dreaded SpyEye Malware Developer Pleads Guilty in US Federal Court   Russian national Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, the developer and distributor of the dreaded malware SpyEye has pleaded guilty this week in an Atlanta federal court. Panin was also known in cyber criminal circles as “Gribodemon” and “Harderman.” According to industry…>read more

No Comment January 30, 2014

Federal Court Strikes down Oklahoma’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Federal Court Strikes down Oklahoma’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban   Senior U.S. District Judge Terrence C. Kern in Tulsa has struck down Oklahoma’s ban on same sex marriage nine years after the ban was enacted by popular measure. The court found the ban discriminated against same-sex couples without any…>read more

No Comment January 15, 2014

Federal Court Rules “Kids for Cash” Judge Liable for Damages

Federal Court Rules “Kids for Cash” Judge Liable for Damages   The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania granted a partial motion by the plaintiffs for partial summary judgment against former Luzerne County Juvenile Court Judge Mark Ciavarella. Currently Ciavarella is serving a 28-year prison sentence for…>read more

No Comment January 12, 2014

Apple and Samsung to be Friends Again

Apple and Samsung to be Friends Again   The Apple-Samsung patent war may be nearing its end. Possibly tired with the hassle both companies are facing over their disputes, they seemed to have agreed on mediation. According to an agreement filed in federal court in San Jose,…>read more

No Comment January 9, 2014

Federal Court Strikes Down Chicago’s Ban on Sale and Transfer of Firearms

Federal Court Strikes Down Chicago’s Ban on Sale and Transfer of Firearms   A federal court has struck down Chicago’s ban on the sale and transfer of firearms ruling that the ordinances passed by the city for reducing gun violence are unconstitutional. The court said that while the government has a duty…>read more

No Comment January 8, 2014

Federal Court in New York Upholds the SAFE Act

Federal Court in New York Upholds the SAFE Act   Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny in Buffalo has found the SAFE Act, New York’s gun control law to be constitutional, but has struck down the limit imposed on magazines. The court held that the SAFE Act restriction…>read more

No Comment January 1, 2014

Unmarried Dad Fighting for Return of Son in Utah

Unmarried Dad Fighting for Return of Son in Utah   Jake Strickland in Utah is fighting for a son he never had the chance to set his eyes on. A son who was given away in adoption keeping him in the dark. The worst part of the story is…>read more

No Comment December 31, 2013

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