• Delaware State Sportsmen's Ass'n v. Garvin

    Publication Date: 2020-12-02
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Primos
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Francis G. X. Pileggi, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Wilmington, DE; Jamie L. Inferrera, Eckert Seamens Cherin & Mellott, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Devera B. Scott, Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Dover, DE; Kayli H. Spialter, Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D69207

    State erred in issuing restrictions on permissible rifles for hunting where statutory law did not include such restrictions and the state failed to comply with the APA in issuing what constituted a de facto regulation.