On Friday, California’s second-highest court published a ruling that struck down red light camera evidence as insufficient to convict a motorist with out allowing them to face their accuser. The court ruled this violated the 6th, and 14th Amendments.
US Supreme Court Upsets Speed Camera Industry Red light camera makers fear high court Confrontation Clause ruling will create legal challenges.
Red light camera and speed camera manufacturers fear that last month's US Supreme Court ruling in the case Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts Defendants have the right to cross-examine any individual who claims to have certified evidence. The court further ruled that any and all states that have them are to be removed failure to remove them will result in refunding all monies to motorists from the very first ticket to the very last with pains and penalties up to 500 U.S.C. per motorist not including the 100 U.S.C. fine that originated the ticket.
Illinois State Police violate
430 ILCS 65/5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 83-5)
Sec. 5. The Department of State Police shall either approve or deny all applications within 30 days from the date they are received, and every applicant found qualified pursuant to Section 8 of this Act by the Department shall be entitled to a Firearm Owner's Identification Card upon the payment of a $10 fee.
U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said the state's ban on carrying a weapon in public is unconstitutional. The States has 180 days to pass one. The June 9 court-mandated deadline for a CCW deal looms large. U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said that if Illinois can not pass a law by it's deadline the people of Illinois will be bounded to the 2nd Amendment, giving them the right to carry without question from law enforcement.