8. Post 2008 US Court of Appeals Opinions

2021

Young v. State of Hawaii (No. 12-17808; D.C. No. 1:12-cv-00336- HG-BMK), decided March 24, 2021

In the Summary of the Ninth Circuit Opinion, under Civil Rights: “The en banc court affirmed the district court’s dismissal of an action challenging Hawai‘i’s firearm licensing law, Hawai‘i Revised Statutes § 134-9(a), which requires that residents seeking a license to openly carry a firearm in public must demonstrate ‘the urgency or the need’ to carry a firearm, must be of good moral character, and must be ‘engaged in the protection of life and property.’”