Domestic Violence and Firearms: A Two-Part Webinar Series: Part I

December 14, 2015

Presenters: Hon. Steve Aycock and Nancy Hart, JD.

The presence of firearms in a domestic violence case drastically raises the risk of lethality for female victims of domestic violence. Participants in this webinar will explore the many reasons why knowledge of federal firearms law is critical information for judges. Participants will review the structure of federal firearms rules affecting domestic violence offenders and analyze the most current United States Supreme Court cases on this issue. Topics of discussion will include Henderson v. United States, Castleman v. United States, law enforcement exceptions to federal firearms prohibitions, third party transfers of firearms by convicted offenders, and lethality. 


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