10 Fla. Cities Join Challenge To Limits On Local Gun Control
By Nathan Hale (May 16, 2018, 10:26 PM EDT) -- Ten more Florida municipalities and more than two dozen public officials have joined a lawsuit challenging a state law that bars local governments from enacting gun safety laws deemed stricter than the state's, according to an amended complaint filed late Tuesday.
The complaint claims that potential penalties against local officials for violating the law's preemption provision are excessive and unconstitutional. Originally filed April 2, the suit was prompted in part by the surge in concerns over gun safety in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 dead....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!