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New Jersey has admitted the unconstitutionality of its stun-gun law, based upon the SJC decision in the Caetano case, in which the Supreme Court found the Massachusetts ban unlawful: “[T]he State agrees with defendant that New Jersey’s stun-gun statute, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-3h, is unconstitutional in light of Caetano v. Massachusetts, 136 S.Ct. 1027 (2016), and defendant’s

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The Editorial Board of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly ran an endorsment of AG Healey’s unilateral inversion of what constitutes an “assault weapon.” My rebuttal to that endorsement ran the following week:   Dear Editors: In the October 21st issue of MLW, the editorial board declared, “AG on right side of ‘copycat’ gun issue.” I beg to

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The Supreme Court acted on Caetano v. Massachusetts, the “stun gun” case in which Attorney Langer, on behalf of Commonwealth Second Amendment, filed an amicus brief. The Supreme court granted certiorari and, without need of a hearing, REVERSED the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s decision and remanded the case back to that court for action consistent

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Attorney Langer was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, to file an amicus brief on behalf of Commonwealth Second Amendment in  Caetano v. Massachusetts. This case challenged the Massachusetts prohibition against Electronic Defensive Weapons (EDWs); i.e., “stun guns.”