GUNS, TRUCKS, AND DISNEY

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Some of the hot-button issues playing out in this election year also feature on the courts’ dockets.  One such issue is gun control, with cases heard in both state and federal courts. In federal courts, uncertainty is due in part to the fact that when the Supreme Court ruled on two Second-Amendment cases a few years back, it left the door … Read More

THE CONSTITUTION’S SLIDING SCALE

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We continue to take the opportunity offered by the U.S Supreme Court opening its 2014-15 term to review some interesting areas of constitutional law.  And so it is that, at times, developing law in areas seemingly irrelevant to most businesses will nevertheless illustrate principles useful in other parts. Such is the case for the Second Amendment.  In what appears to … Read More

COLLECTORS BE TRUTHFUL

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If you have a friend who collects stamps, you may buy a stamp for them for a special occasion.  But if you have a friend who collects guns, you may not.  The AFTE (formerly just the ATF – investigation of explosives was added to its mandate and its name some years back) promulgated regulations prohibiting this, even if the ultimate … Read More