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#1 Molly B.

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Posted 01 October 2018 - 12:37 PM

Judge Dunn, circuit judge in Wabash County has ruled in favor of our plaintiff in Johnson vs ISP.  This case challenges the lifetime ban on firearm possession for individuals prohibited for misdemeanor domestic battery convictions under the federal Lautenberg Act.  It is similar to the Corum case which won in IL Supreme Court a few years ago but a new challenge was needed after IL changed IL law right after the Corum ruling.

 

The Judge Dunn's ruling is attached. If appealed this case will advance to the IL Supreme Court because of the constitutional challenge. (This copy is not signed but will be once we get a copy of the ruling filed with the clerk.)

 

Attached File  ORDER Regarding Second Amendment As Applied Challenge (Shawna Johnson v. ISP, Wabash CO. No. 2013-MR-15)(FINAL DRAFT - SEPT 29 2018 at 11 PM).pdf   379.95KB   315 downloads


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Posted 01 October 2018 - 01:53 PM

Her “as applied” challenge is not only “ripe,” but, this court holds, it should bear
fruit as her request to have her FOID Card reinstated must be granted.

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Posted 02 October 2018 - 05:43 AM

Good for Shawna! It looks like she had half the L.E. in Wabash County speak in her favor.
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Posted 11 February 2019 - 01:08 AM

Any updates on if this was actually appealed to the IL Supreme Court or any status updates at all?


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Posted 11 February 2019 - 07:52 AM

This was appealed to Illinois supreme court. We are in the early stages hoping for a ruling by fall.

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 11:39 AM

This was appealed to Illinois supreme court. We are in the early stages hoping for a ruling by fall.

 

Thank you much for the update.


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#7 Molly B.

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Posted 22 October 2019 - 02:16 PM

Oral arguments have been scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 19th.


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Posted 22 October 2019 - 05:32 PM

You're quick Mollyb! She was getting ready to text you!

#9 Molly B.

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Posted 19 November 2019 - 10:43 AM

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Arguments to begin shortly!
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Posted 19 November 2019 - 02:24 PM

I see there's a good 2A lawyer up there today.
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Posted 19 November 2019 - 03:14 PM

Go, Shawna!
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Posted 19 November 2019 - 03:24 PM

Can someone let us know what is going on.

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#13 Molly B.

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Posted 19 November 2019 - 03:36 PM

https://multimedia.i...1919_124213.mp4

Video of oral arguments more posted.
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