The New Concealed Carry Law in Illinois

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Updates.

Pioletti & Pioletti Concealed Carry Illinois

In 2013 Illinois became the final state in the country to authorize some form of concealed carry of a firearm. Effective January 5th 2014, people 21 years of age who have completed the required 16 hours of training can begin applying for a permit. As recently as early January 2014 the wording of the new… Read More »

Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Gun Sales Tracking Practice Upheld in 4 U.S. Border States

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.


A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a practice by the ATF requiring gun dealers in 4 U.S. border-states to disclose details of certain gun sales in an effort to curb U.S. to Mexico gun trafficking. Beginning in 2011 the ATF began issuing so-called “demand letters” to… Read More »