Category: US Law

Downes v. Bidwell

#### This (was in 1920) really the most important judgment in all the Insular Cases so far as a determination of the present status of Puerto Rico (was) concerned. Related posts: US State .08 BAC Laws Resources US State .08…

Court of Chancery

#### Court of Chancery New York Court of Chancery “Between 1830 and 1847 the Court of Chancery shared with the Surrogate’s Court the power to take proof of wills when the testator or the witnesses resided out of state. After…

Federal Firearms Act

#### Federal Firearms Act of 1938 Introduction “Although President Roosevelt did not become involved in firearms legislation after passage of the 1934 law, Attorney General Cummings continued to press for federal legislation. Additionally, in light of the growing interstate nature…

Gun Control

#### Gun Control in the United States Further Reading Ahern, Jerry. CCW: Carrying Concealed Weapons, How to Carry Concealed Weapons and Know When Others Are. Chino Valley, AZ: Blacksmith Corp., 1996. Anderson, Jack. 1996. Inside the NRA. Beverly Hills, CA:…