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Municipal Firearms Litigation “Scorecard”

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

MFL Score Card




Complete Dismissals


Appeals Re: State Preemption Statutes


Fully & Finally Adjudicated Cases


Bridgeport        -  Affirmed CT Supreme Court


Miami               -  Affirmed FL Appellate Court,

                            petition denied by FL S. Ct.


New Orleans      - Affirmed LA S. Ct., cert.

                           denied by U.S. S. Ct.


Camden County - Affirmed U.S. 3rd Cir.

                            Court of Appeals


Philadelphia       - Affirmed U.S. 3rd Cir. Court

                            of Appeals


Atlanta               - Case dismissed by GA Court of


Dismissals On Appeal


Cincinnati – Affirmed by Court of Appeals


New York State

Voluntary Dismissals

Boston – with prejudice


Detroit/Wayne County


Cases Terminated Based on State Preemption


New Orleans (retroactive)




Atlanta (retroactive)




Partial Dismissals On Interlocutory Appeal


Detroit/Wayne County




Partial Dismissal – Pending Cases


Dismissal Denied – Pending Cases

Newark                 - Motion for interlocutory

                               appeal granted


Wilmington           - Discovery limited to city’s

                               damages; summary judgment

                               to be filed


Detroit/Wayne Co. - Interlocutory appeal pending


California               - Restitution & disgorgement

                                claims dismissed


Cleveland – Stayed pending Cincinnati appeal


Pending Motions to Dismiss


No Motion to Dismiss Filed

Camden City

St. Louis

Washington, DC

New York City – Case stayed pending appeal of

                         NY State case


Jersey City      – Complaint filed March 28, 2002




Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

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On Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:00am the House Criminal Justice Committee will hold a hearing on  HB-163 ...


Sunday, October 4, 2015

Handgun ban? Fuggedaboudit! Nassau County DA Lifts Unconstitutional Restriction

Last week, law professor and Washington Post blogger Eugene Volokh, exposed how the District Attorney’s Office in Nassau County, New ...


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

New Jersey's Gun Control Trap

"They basically told me I'm one step below a murderer in the eyes of the New Jersey court." So ...


Friday, September 18, 2015

CNN Poll Offers Bad News for Gun Controllers, Anti-gun Candidates

Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination – Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley – have spent significant effort in recent months trying to ...


Sunday, October 4, 2015

San Francisco Supervisors Drive All Gun Stores from City

When gun controllers contend that they aren’t out to prohibit civilian access to firearms, but simply want “responsible” ...

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered ...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Florida Report: Open Carry Bill Passes 1st House Committee 10-6-2015

Today, Tuesday, October 6, 2015,  the House Criminal Justice Committee held a hearing on  HB-163 by Rep. Matt ...

Monday, October 5, 2015

Ohio: Concealed Carry Expansion Legislation Likely to Receive House Floor Vote This Week

Concealed carry expansion legislation, Sub. House Bill 48, is expected to come up for a floor vote in the ...


Friday, May 8, 2015

Guns vs. Cars Comparison is No Accident

In the Art of War, Chinese military theoretician Sun Tzu advised, “appear weak when you are strong, and ...


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