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Boston, Brookline Firearm Limits Constitutional, Judge Rules

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 9:59 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday tossed a lawsuit asserting that Boston’s and Brookline’s police departments impose restrictions on licenses to carry firearms that fly in the face of the right to bear arms.

Weighing cross-motions, U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV granted summary judgment to Boston Police Department Commissioner William Evans and Brookline Police Department Chief Daniel O’Leary in a lawsuit in which nonprofit Commonwealth Second Amendment Inc. and six individuals contend that the departments’ restrictions on firearm licenses flout the Second Amendment....
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Case Information

Case Title

Gould et al v. O'Leary et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute


F. Dennis Saylor, IV

Date Filed

February 4, 2016

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