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Constitutional Carry Bill Could Cause Legal Jams

I start with this provocative image because, much like a poorly designed gun, a poorly designed piece of legislation could get you all jammed up. Constitutional Carry is back on the docket, again, for the 2021 regular session of the Louisiana State Legislature. Again introduced by District 1 State Rep. Danny McCormick of Bossier and […]

Walker man who shot home invader sentenced to 3 years; case tested ‘stand your ground’ law

I came across an interesting article today: https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/communities/livingston_tangipahoa/article_5433a446-700b-11e8-9986-33e43510645e.html As usual, the media seems to get the legal terminology a little bit wrong. “Stand your ground” law best refers to “no duty to retreat,” which is in Sections C and D of LA R.S. 14:19 and 14:20, respectively. All that says is that the jury is […]

The Joe McKnight Road Rage Shooting Verdict

Yesterday, a Jefferson Parish Jury reached a verdict in this highly publicized case, sentencing the shooter to 30 years in prison for manslaughter. Take a moment to read this article. I believe that the court reached the correct result in this case under our laws, at least based on the information I have. I have […]

Concealed Carry Insurance

Concealed Carry Insurance is a topic that gets discussed in concealed carry circles and online quite a lot. A lot of this discussion focuses on whether or not it is worth the money, necessary at all, or just some kind of scam. The opinions vary considerably, with the general consensus seeming to be “it doesn’t […]