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Firearms Law Deskbook, 2019-2020 Edition

by Stephen P. Halbrook

Published by Thomson Reuters (2019)

SUMMARY

If you’re searching for timely information on firearms cases that are similar to yours, analyzing the disparity of gun control laws in different jurisdictions, or planning trial strategy, then Firearms Law Deskbook should be your first point of reference. Firearms Law Deskbook gives you all the legal ammunition you need to identify, analyze, and act on the laws, issues, and litigation considerations concerning firearms offenses. With Firearms Law Deskbook, you’ll be fully prepared to analyze how significant Supreme Court decisions affect your case.

Firearms Law Deskbook offers expert litigation strategies and checklists that help you use the wide variety of gun control laws to define a weapons offense, obtain crucial agency documents to strengthen your case, and challenge recently enacted prohibitions. You’ll also get tactical tips to help you:

    • Develop opening and closing statements that sway judges and juries to your side
    • Determine which violations of Gun Control Act provisions must be proven “knowing” or “willful”
    • Seek dismissal based on the vagueness of assault weapon definitions
    • And more!

CONTENTS

  1. Right to Bear Arms
  2. Gun Control Act: Federal Regulation
  3. Licensees, Records, and ATF Inspections
  4. Forfeitures, Attorney’s Fees, Regulations and Preemption
  5. Gun Control Act: Interstate Commerce
  6. National Firearms Act: Definitions
  7. National Firearms Act: Prohibited Acts
  8. National Firearms Act: Constitutional Issues
  9. Entrapment and Due Process
  10. Assault Weapon Prohibitions
  11. Exportation of Firearms
  12. Appendix: State Firearms Laws

NOTEWORTHY REVIEWS

“The most comprehensive discussion of National Firearms Act legal issues.”

— CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, ATF Firearms Testing Procedures (2005)

Purchase Online
View on Publisher’s Website

Firearms Law Deskbook, 2019-2020 Edition

by Stephen P. Halbrook

Published by Thomson Reuters (2019)

SUMMARY

If you’re searching for timely information on firearms cases that are similar to yours, analyzing the disparity of gun control laws in different jurisdictions, or planning trial strategy, then Firearms Law Deskbook should be your first point of reference. Firearms Law Deskbook gives you all the legal ammunition you need to identify, analyze, and act on the laws, issues, and litigation considerations concerning firearms offenses. With Firearms Law Deskbook, you’ll be fully prepared to analyze how significant Supreme Court decisions affect your case.

Firearms Law Deskbook offers expert litigation strategies and checklists that help you use the wide variety of gun control laws to define a weapons offense, obtain crucial agency documents to strengthen your case, and challenge recently enacted prohibitions. You’ll also get tactical tips to help you:

    • Develop opening and closing statements that sway judges and juries to your side
    • Determine which violations of Gun Control Act provisions must be proven “knowing” or “willful”
    • Seek dismissal based on the vagueness of assault weapon definitions
    • And more!

CONTENTS

  1. Right to Bear Arms
  2. Gun Control Act: Federal Regulation
  3. Licensees, Records, and ATF Inspections
  4. Forfeitures, Attorney’s Fees, Regulations and Preemption
  5. Gun Control Act: Interstate Commerce
  6. National Firearms Act: Definitions
  7. National Firearms Act: Prohibited Acts
  8. National Firearms Act: Constitutional Issues
  9. Entrapment and Due Process
  10. Assault Weapon Prohibitions
  11. Exportation of Firearms
  12. Appendix: State Firearms Laws000

NOTEWORTHY REVIEWS

“The most comprehensive discussion of National Firearms Act legal issues.”

— CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, ATF Firearms Testing Procedures (2005)