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Concealed Carry Law

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

December, 2017

Product ID#:

77589CDRA

Audio + Course Book

Credit Information

Continuing Legal Education

  • ME CLE - 6.00
From Event: Concealed Carry Law, held December 2017.

Program Description

Whether you're advising gun owners or those who interact with gun owners, or whether you're an owner yourself, this practical legal guide will give you all the latest information on concealed carry permitting, exceptions, and real-life applications. Ensure compliance and minimize liability - order today!

Course Content

  1. State and Federal Firearms Laws and Rights
  2. What is Concealed Carry/Open-Carry?
  3. Permitting Process, Background Checks and Grounds for Revocation
  4. Appropriate Police Interactions - What You Need to Know
  5. Concealed/Open Carry in Businesses and Public Places: Rules, Exceptions, Real-Life Application
  6. Legal Ethics in Handling Gun-Related Issues
  7. Concealed Carry, Self-Defense and Reclamation of Confiscated Weapons

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 ME - Credit Approval Expiration 12/08/2019 *


* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. State and Federal Firearms Laws and Rights
    9:00 - 9:45, John W. Chapman and Robert C. Granger
    1. State and Federal Constitutional Rights
    2. State Gun Law Update: Changes You Need to Know!
    3. Firearm Regulations at the State Level
    4. National Firearms Act of 1934
    5. Gun Control Act of 1968
    6. Firearms Owners Protection Act
    7. Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act
    8. Mental Illness and Gun Ownership
    9. Local Gun Bans
  2. What is Concealed Carry/Open-Carry?
    10:00 - 10:45, John W. Chapman
    1. Qualified and Prohibited Persons
    2. Permitted and Banned Weapons: Handguns, Long Arms, Accessories, Knives, Air and Pellet Guns, etc.
    3. How the Gun Can be Carried - Assembly, Acceptable Holders, Ammo Storage, etc.
    4. Purchasing Regulations
    5. Pepper Spray and Concealed Carry
  3. Permitting Process, Background Checks and Grounds for Revocation
    10:45 - 12:00, John W. Chapman
    1. Application Process and Forms
    2. Background Checks and Character References
    3. Role of Past Criminal History
    4. Training Requirements
    5. Appeal Process for Denied Applications
    6. Domestic Violence and Gun Ownership
    7. State Reciprocity and Out-of-State Permits
  4. Appropriate Police Interactions - What You Need to Know
    1:00 - 1:45, John W. Chapman
    1. Vehicle Carry - Proper Procedures During Traffic Stops
    2. When is Confiscation Warranted? Search and Seizure Laws
    3. Liability Concerns for People with Concealed Carry Permits
  5. Concealed/Open Carry in Businesses and Public Places: Rules, Exceptions, Real-Life Application
    1:45 - 2:15, Robert C. Granger
    1. Gun Free School Zones Act
    2. Rights and Responsibilities of Business and Property Owners
    3. Air Travel with Concealed Weapons
  6. Legal Ethics in Handling Gun-Related Issues
    2:30 - 3:30, John W. Chapman and Robert C. Granger
    1. Due Diligence Considerations
    2. Exceptions to Attorney-Client Privilege Under Model Rule 1.6
    3. Attempt to Commit Crime or Fraud
    4. Is the Client a Danger to Themselves or Others?
    5. How to Get Advice About Potentially Breaking Privilege
  7. Concealed Carry, Self-Defense and Reclamation of Confiscated Weapons
    3:30 - 4:30, Robert C. Granger
    1. Self-Defense (Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine) Laws
    2. Self-Defense Insurance
    3. Determining Whether the Use of the Concealed Weapon was Lawful
    4. What to Do if Your Client Shoots Someone or Something
    5. Gun Rights and Criminal Actions
    6. Reclaiming Guns Taken Into Evidence

JOHN W. CHAPMAN is a partner in the Portland law firm of Kelly & Chapman, where he practices in the areas of workers' compensation law, labor law, employee relations law, police liability, police misconduct and personal injury law. Mr. Chapman earned his A.B. degree, cum laude, from Bowdoin College and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine. He is a member of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Chapman advises the Sportsman's Alliance of Maine and Gun Owners of Maine. He is a graduate of the NRA Range Design School and is a certified range safety officer. Mr. Chapman is admitted to practice before the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

ROBERT C. GRANGER is a member of Acadia Law Group LLC, where he concentrates his practice in criminal and civil litigation, including wrongful death, personal injury, property and contract disputes, and family law. Mr. Granger is the northern district on-call critical incident response attorney for the Maine State Trooper’s Association, Maine State Law Enforcement Association, Maine Association of Police and individual members of the Fraternal Order of Police. In that role, he provides immediate on-scene legal counsel for law enforcement officers involved in “use of deadly force” incidents and subsequent use of deadly force investigations conducted by the Maine Attorney General’s Office. He also represents officers in contract disputes, internal affairs and disciplinary matters. Mr. Granger has lectured on “use of deadly force” subjects, concealed carry and firearms law at basic and advanced firearms courses in Down East Maine since 2011. In 1997, he was appointed by the Chief Judge of the Maine District Court to the position of Justice of the Peace and re-appointed continuously for the last 20 years. Mr. Granger received his B.A. degree from the University of Maine and graduated cum laude from Vermont Law School, after completing a law clerk internship for the Honorable Louis Peck at the Vermont Supreme Court. Mr. Granger graduated from the Vermont Police Academy’s 44th Full Time State Law Enforcement Officer’s training program in 1986, received his state law enforcement officer’s certification from the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, and served as a state law enforcement officer for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. He holds an airline transport pilot license in multiengine land aircraft with advanced “type” ratings, a commercial pilot license in single engine land aircraft and gliders, and he previously worked as a multiengine instrument flight instructor for numerous companies in the southern United States and Vermont.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

ME CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/08/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours under M. Bar R. 12. No more than 5.5 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


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