D.C. Gun Laws: Testing the Limits

[HTML1] Some kids are bright enough to look at a stove top, see the flame or the glowing coil and think “Hot!” and forget about touching it. Others just gotta touch it, in order to figure out that when you play with fire you get burned. I’m predicting that the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

“A weapon’s proximity to narcotics may be sufficient to provide the nexus necessary to enhance a defendant’s sentence”

That’s the legal precedent cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals in rejecting Isaac Serrano’s appeal. Mr. Serrano’s lawyer argued that the guns found in his client’s Ogden, Utah home had nothing to do with his coke dealing. Therefore, their discovery shouldn’t ratchet up his sentence for purveying nose candy. There’s some funny stuff here, […]