Press Releases : the District of Columbia

AG Platkin Leads States in Defending Massachusetts’s Gun Laws

New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin led a multistate amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in support of Massachusetts, which is defending its commonsense gun safety laws from a Second Amendment challenge.

AG Platkin Leads Coalition Telling Glock to Keep Evidence Related to Firearms’ Easy Conversion Into Machine Guns

Gunmaker Faces Lawsuit from City of Chicago Over Switches That Turn Pistols Into Machine Guns

AG Platkin Joins Department of Justice, Other States in Apple Lawsuit

Today, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin joined the Justice Department and 15 other states to file an antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey alleging Apple is monopolizing the market for smartphones, stifling innovation and the development of apps and related technology in violation of the Sherman Act and New Jersey law.

AG Platkin, AG Jennings, AG Henry Defend Commonsense Gun Safety Laws in Federal Court

New Jersey Joins Delaware, Pennsylvania in Supporting Restrictions on Assault Weapons, LCMs.

Attorney General Platkin Co-Leads Amicus Brief Supporting Pennsylvania Law Barring Concealed Carry Weapons by Individuals Under 21

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin co-led a coalition of 19 attorneys general filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit urging that court to revisit an opinion striking down a Pennsylvania law prohibiting individuals under the age of 21 from carrying concealed weapons in public and imposing additional restrictions during declared states of emergency.

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