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Farella Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Americans Against Gun Violence in U.S. Supreme Court Appeal

September 24, 2021 Announcement

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel filed an amicus brief on behalf of Americans Against Gun Violence in the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc., et al., v. Kevin P. Bruen, et al. appeal pending before the United States Supreme Court.

In this lawsuit, the petitioners have sought to strike down a longstanding New York law that requires individuals seeking to obtain an unrestricted license to carry concealed handguns in public to demonstrate proper cause. After the Northern District of New York dismissed the case and the Second Circuit affirmed, the Supreme Court granted certiorari on the following question: “Whether the State’s denial of petitioners’ application for concealed-carry licenses for self-defense violated the Second Amendment.” Farella, on behalf of Americans Against Gun Violence, has submitted an amicus brief in support of the respondents’ request for affirmance.

Farella counsel of record for amici are Tony Schoenberg and Patrick Loi. Read the amicus brief here.

Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]

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