After-Action Report: Oral Argument On Injunction Request In NJ Mag Ban Case
By Scott Bach
New Jersey – -(Ammoland.com)- Court Schedules Factual Hearings In Mid-August
No Decision On Injunction Before End Of Summer: July 12, 2018. This afternoon, a U.S. District Court Judge in Trenton heard oral argument on Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs’s motion for an injunction halting enforcement of the new magazine ban law until the case is decided.
U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan called a pre-hearing conference in chambers where he told counsel that he is scheduling a full-blown hearing on certain factual aspects of the case by mid-August. Specifically, experts who provided declarations for both sides will be brought into court to provide further detailed testimony under oath.
Following the conference in chambers, Judge Sheridan heard brief oral arguments from both sides.
Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs’s legal team included attorneys from the law firm of Cooper & Kirk in addition to attorney Dan Schmutter. Counsel made a forceful case for why the injunction should be granted and the case resolved in favor of gun owners. They argued that New Jersey’s gun owners would suffer irreparable harm if they are forced to sell, surrender, destroy or modify their property during the …Read the Rest