Tag: federal court

Federal Appeals Court Keeps Maryland’s Ban on Assault Weapons Intact


Assault weapons are not protected by the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday in a case involving Maryland’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

Federal Judge Requests Public Input on Police Consent Decree

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A federal judge wants members of the public to chime in before he signs off on the the much-deliberated consent decree containing required reform measure for the Baltimore Police Department.

Light City creators file countersuit against BOPA

Peacock by Scofield and Kyle Miller. Photo via lightcity.org.

The battle between the creators of Light City and the city over the vibrant event’s intellectual property rights has taken a new turn. Brooke Hall Allen and Justin Allen on Friday responded to a city lawsuit, filed last month, with a countersuit accusing the city of fraud, trademark infringement and civil conspiracy, among other claims.