Gun Found in Glovebox Cannot Be Used as Evidence

March 17, 2017

On March 13, 2017, Louis P. Nappen of the Evan F. Nappen Law Attorney At Law PC firm argued that a handgun discovered in his client’s glove box after a car accident cannot be used as evidence since the firearm was unconstitutionally obtained by police who entered the car without a warrant or Fourth Amendment […]

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Nappen Law Firm Garners Court Order Refunding Gun Permit Appeal Filing Fee

November 17, 2016

Pursuant to N.J.S. 2C:58-3d, which governs New Jersey firearm permit appeals, “No formal pleading and no filing fee shall be required as a preliminary to such hearing.” (Emphasis added.) Despite the above, over the last year, New Jersey’s county courts have been requiring a $50 filing fee “made payable to the Treasurer State of New Jersey” from […]

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NJ Attorney General’s Office Concedes that NJ’s Stun Gun Ban is Unconstitutional

November 10, 2016

In a brief dated November 7, 2016, submitted in the Appellate case of State v. Lambert, the Office of the Attorney General concedes that New Jersey’s Stun Gun Ban is unconstitutional, stating: “[T]he State agrees with defendant that New Jersey’s stun-gun statute, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-3h, is unconstitutional in light of Caetano v. Massachusetts, 136 S.Ct. 1027 (2016), and defendant’s conviction […]

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Nappen Law Firm files Second Amendment Brief with NJ Supreme Court

February 1, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court, for the first time in 45 years, will be considering Second Amendment rights. The Nappen Law Firm has filed its brief with the Supreme Court. A website version may be read here. The brief strikes at the heart of New Jersey’s gun control scheme. NJS 2C:39-5b Unlawful Possession of Weapons-Handgunsreads as follows: […]

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