Gun Case Tracker

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Maryland Shall Issue, Inc. Litigation
Current
Maryland Shall Issue Inc, et al. v. Anne Arundel County (1st Amendment, Firearms Dealers Requirements) - United States District Court for the District Court of Maryland Case# 1:22-cv-00865
Maryland Shall Issue Inc, et al. v. Anne Arundel County (Pre-Emption, Firearms Dealers Requirements) - Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, MD Case# C-02-CV-22-000217
Maryland Shall Issue Inc et al. v. Montgomery County (Pre-Emption, Privately-made firearms, Carry Prohibitions) - Circuit Court for Montgomery County, MD Case# 485899-V
Call v Jones III (Carry Permits) - United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Case# 21-1334
Hulbert v Pope (1st Amendment, Unlawful Arrest) - United States District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Case# 21-1608
Maryland Shall Issue Inc, et al. v Hogan
(Handgun Qualification License) - United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Case# 21-2017

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Past
Maryland Shall Issue v Hogan (2018 SB707, RFTA takings) - Fourth Circuit upheld MD's takings of personally held property (bump stocks, binary triggers, etc...) without just compensation - Cert Denied by US Supreme Court
Whalen v Handgun Permit Review Board (Good and substantial reason) - MD Court of Special Appeals Case# CSA-REG-2431-2018 - Dismissed
Kolbe v Hogan ("Assault Weapons," magazine capacity restrictions) - Fourth Circuit upheld MD's weapons and magazine bans, Cert Denied by US Supreme Court
John Doe, et al vs Marcus L Brown, et al (Maryland State Police mishandling of personal data) - Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Case# 02-C-13-181857 - Voluntarily dismissed
Doe, et al vs Brown, et al - Circuit Court for Baltimore County Case# 03-C-13-005388 - Dismissed

MSI Amicus Filings
District of Columbia v. Heller (2008) - Supreme Court of the United States Case# 07-290
AMICUS BRIEF OF GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, ET AL. IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT
McDonald v. City of Chicago (2010) - Supreme Court of the United States Case# 08-1521
AMICUS BRIEF OF GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, ET AL. IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
Holloway v Rosen (2021) - Supreme Court of the United States Case# 20-782
AMICUS BRIEF OF MONTANA SHOOTING SPORTS ASSOCIATION IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONER
The Modern Sportsman, LLC v United States of America (2021) - United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Case# 20-1107
AMICUS BRIEF OF MARYLAND SHALL ISSUE, INC., IN SUPPORT OF APPELLANTS AND REVERSAL
New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen (2022) - Supreme Court of the United States Case# 20-843
AMICUS BRIEF OF SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION, ET AL. IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS AND REVERSAL

Non-MSI Cases of Interest in Maryland
Woollard v Gallagher (Good and substantial reason) - Fourth Circuit upheld MD's "good and substantial reason" requirement for wear and carry permit eligibility, Cert Denied by US Supreme Court
Lawrence v. State (Prohibition on wear, carry, transport of handguns - Mens Rea) - Maryland Court of Appeals rules that a violation of Md. Criminal Law § 4-203(a)(1)(i) is a strict liability crime

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Latest News

Maryland Shall Issue Inc et al. v. Anne Arundel County, MD - Bill 108-21

 
On April 11, Maryland Shall Issue, along with four firearms and ammunition dealers, Field Traders, Cindy's Hot Shots, Pasadena Arms, and Worth-A-Shot, filed a suit in federal district court against Anne Arundel County, MD challenging Bill 108-21, an ordinance that mandates that sellers of firearms or ammunition within the county distribute county-prepared or sponsored literature with each sale and display the materials in their establishments. The complaint alleges that the ordinance is unconstitutional under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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MSI Spring 2022 Legal Update

Despite all of the necessary attention to the General Assembly and our work to fight off as much bad legislation as possible, MSI has been tirelessly involved in litigation on numerous fronts.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Maryland Shall Issue®, Inc.
9613 Harford Rd
Ste C #1015
Baltimore, MD 21234-2150

Phone:  410-849-9197
Email: 
Web:   www.marylandshallissue.org