Commonwealth v. Ramirez
SJC-12340Argue Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017
*Summary: Criminal; Stun Guns-- Whether the Massachusetts statute prohibiting the private possession of stun guns violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Jorge Ramirez
Counsel for Appellant: Benjamin H. Keehn, Esquire Rachael Liebert, Esquire
Counsel for Appellee: Kathryn Leary, A.D.A. John P. Zanini, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: SJC for Suffolk County
Lower Court Judge: Geraldine S. Hines, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Entry: Single Justice Reservation & Report
Amici Curiae: Office of the Attorney General
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