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Palmer files a motion to hold DC in contempt of court

California Right To Carry

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Update November 19, 2014 - Palmer upped the ante by filing a motion to hold the defendants in contempt of court. There was a minute entry from today regarding the telephone conference which reads as follows:

TEXT Minute Entry for Telephone Conference held on 11/19/2014 before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr: Court advised that it would hear oral argument tomorrow, as scheduled, on motion for permanent injunction and motion for an order to have Defendants show cause why the Court should not hold Defendants in contempt. All agreed that the first issue to address was the scope of the Court’s jurisdiction given Defendants filing of Notice of Appeal. Court advised it would also hear arguments on the merits of Plaintiffs’ motions. Appearances: Alan Gura, Esq. for pltfs; Andrew Saindon, Esq. for defts. (Scullin, Frederick)
 
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Looks like the contempt motion is moving forward:
Filed & Entered: 11/20/2014 Scheduling Order
Docket Text: TEXT SCHEDULING ORDER: regarding the # [83] Motion for Order to Show Cause. Response to Motion due by 12/4/2014. Reply to Response to Motion due by 12/11/2014. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. on 11/20/2014. (Scullin, Frederick)
 

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Filed & Entered: 11/20/2014 Scheduling Order
Docket Text: TEXT SCHEDULING ORDER: regarding the # [83] Motion for Order to Show Cause. Response to Motion due by 12/4/2014. Reply to Response to Motion due by 12/11/2014. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. on 11/20/2014. (Scullin, Frederick)

What this says about the court's jurisdiction for the permanent injunction is very telling. DC has basically said that they wrote a new law and that Gura must file a new lawsuit in order to challenge the new law. Gura said, no, the current order is clear. DC said, well you didn't file a contempt motion so you are wrong. Gura filed a contempt motion.

Response and Reply to response complete 2 weeks before Christmas....

Dear Santa, What I want for Christmas is a permanent injunction and contempt charges against MPD Chief Lanier.
 

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Filed last night
11/20/2014 84 TEXT SCHEDULING ORDER: regarding the # 83 Motion for Order to Show Cause. Response to Motion due by 12/4/2014. Reply to Response to Motion due by 12/11/2014. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. on 11/20/2014. (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 11/20/2014)

11/20/2014 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr: Motion Hearing held on 11/20/2014. Oral argument heard re 83 MOTION for Order to Show Cause. (Court Reporter Jan Dickman) (gdf) (Entered: 11/20/2014)
 

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The NRA even shared a story about this on their FB.

Hopefully this turns out very well for the fine people of DC.
 
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