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Case  Type  Status Next Event
 Adams Amicus  Warrantless firearms seizure  Fully briefed  01/07/19 - Oral arguments before the SJC.  Live streaming available
 Gould v. Morgan Right to Carry CA1 loss.  Possible SCOTUS petition  Petition for writ of certiorari due 04/04/19
Worman v. Baker  AWB Challenge District court loss.  First Circuit appeal pending

01/09/2019 - Oral arguments before Federal

First Circuit Court of Appeals

 
Morin v. Lyver

 'Misdafelony'

   

History:

Case  Type  Result  Close Date Notes
Martel v. Healey Stun gun / TASER Dismissed as moot  

SJC ruled EDWs protected by Second Amendment - Legislature updated statute to comply 

Storm v. Erikson 
(Gardner PD)
Illegal search and seizure of property - firearms Satisfactory out-of-court settlement reached with Gardner Police Department  02/08/2018

 

Celona v. Erikson 
(Gardner PD)
Unlawful license denial, warrantless property seizure  Satisfactory out-of-court settlement reached with Gardner Police Department  02/08/2018  
  Morin v. Leahy (CA1) 'Misdafelony'  "Morin's constitutional argument fails, however, because a Firearm Identification Card ("FID Card"), in conjunction with a permit to purchase, allows one to acquire a firearm and to possess it in one's home, and thus to exercise the Second Amendment rights at issue in the present case." 06/29/2017 Opinion
 Batty v. Albertelli License Restrictions (Right-to-Carry)   "In short, the policy that requires applicants to show a specific reason to fear in order to be issued unrestricted firearm licenses, and its authorizing statute, are constitutional." 02/24/1017 Opinion
Hunt v. Moore 
(Holliston PD)
Burden shifting  Case dismissed after Holliston relented and issued a license.  Case is moot.  08/12/1016 Notice of Voluntary Dismissal 
Draper v. Healy (CA1) AG handgun regulations  Loss in the First Circuit Court of Appeals. 06/17/2016  Opinion
Caetano v. Massachusetts
(SCOUTS amicus)
Stun gun prohibition Charges dropped after Caetano's conviction was vacated by the US Supreme Court, mooting the case.  No rehearing by the SJC.   06/30/2016  
  Celona v. Scott  License denial  Mixed.  License issued but court ruled the case moot. 04/08/2016 Order
 Jarvis v. Village Vault  (CA1) Bonded warehouse  Loss - no state action on part of defendant 10/30/2015 Order
 Veader v. Trombetta   Licensing delay Win!  Order for default judgement entered  09/21/2015 Decision
 Richmond v. Peraino  License denial WIN!!!  09/11/2015 Decision
Davis v. Grimes   License Restrictions  Dismissed, police departments changed policies and all plaintiffs received unrestricted LTCs 06/17/2015  
Henderson v. US (SCOTUS amicus)        
Gemme v. Holden (SJC amicus        
 Comm v. Caetano (SJC amicus)        
 Ngo v. Evans        
Wesson v. Fowler    Win!!