The Patchwork of State Laws on Firearm Prohibitions for Domestic Violence Protective Order

April M. Zeoli, PhD, MPH | BWJP |

This webinar provides a comparison of current state laws regarding firearms prohibitions following imposition of domestic violence protective orders.

Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law Update

Alla Lefkowitz, J.D | Everytown for Gun Safety |

The landscape around firearm laws is constantly shifting. If you want to know about recent legal changes, this webinar is for you. The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit is pleased to have Alla Lefkowitz, Senior Staff Attorney of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence present “Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law Update.” This webinar will provide an overview of legislative changes and current firearm case law.

Protecting Victims and Communities in Domestic Violence Cases: Collaborative Strategies

Nancy Hart, J.D. | Darren Mitchell, J.D. |

Learn about strategies for effective implementation at all stages of civil and criminal domestic violence cases, as well as a new national project, the Firearms Pilot Site Initiative, through which the NCJFCJ and other national experts will provide communities with in-depth TA, training, and other support.

Supreme Court Says Federal Gun Ban Includes “Reckless” Domestic Assault Convictions

Sandra Tibbetts Murphy, J.D. | BWJP |

In one of the final cases decided in its 2015-16 term, Voisine v. US, the Supreme Court held that a misdemeanor conviction for “reckless” domestic assault, like those for “knowing” and “intentional” domestic assault, is enough to ban someone from owning a firearm under federal law.

18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(9) Case Law

National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit | BWJP |

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(9) and misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV).