A Decade of Silence from SCOTUS Amidst Increasing Gun Control Legislation and a Wave of 2A Sanctuary Cities

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Written By: Heather Sutton
Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy

          In the wake of sweeping gun control legislation, not all citizens taut the necessity of such laws and instead raise their flag demanding protection of their Second Amendment rights and purport the broad, sweeping unconstitutional nature of some gun control legislation.  Areas with some of the most restrictive gun control laws include: California, New York, New Jersey, Minnesota, Colorado, Maryland, D.C., Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Continue reading “A Decade of Silence from SCOTUS Amidst Increasing Gun Control Legislation and a Wave of 2A Sanctuary Cities”

The Controversial Public Charge Rule Seems Here to Stay

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Written By: Grey Robinson
Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy

           Since the inception of Immigration legislation and law within the United States the concept of “public charge” as a factor in immigration evaluations has been a shifting standard.  While the term would take on many different definitions throughout the years, a “public charge” generally referred to any person who would be treated as a ward or need the care of the United States Government.[1]   Continue reading “The Controversial Public Charge Rule Seems Here to Stay”