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Gun Law in Pennsylvania

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April, 2018

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78745CDRA

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From Event: Gun Law in Pennsylvania, held April 2018.

Program Description

The constitutional protection of individual gun rights has never been stronger, but regulatory and liability concerns can hamper even the most responsible owner. Is your knowledge of federal, state and local law effective enough to protect your client from criminal or civil charges? Let our experienced faculty give you the insight you need. Learn the difference between Title 1 and Title 2 firearms, the requirements for selling at a gun show versus selling to a private party, and more. Make sure your clients are able to exercise their Second Amendment rights while avoiding liabilities that can put themselves or others at risk. Order today!

Course Content

  1. Constitutional Components of Firearms Law
  2. State and Federal Firearms Laws: What Attorneys Need to Know
  3. Pennsylvania Concealed and Open Carry Law
  4. Title 1 Firearms and Their Regulation
  5. Title 2 Firearms: Unique and Misunderstood
  6. Gun Ownership Legal Concerns
  7. Liability Concerns for Gun Dealers and Owners
  8. Ethical Considerations When Representing Gun Owners or Dealers

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State Credit Approval Expiration
CLE 7.20 NJ * 11/15/2018
CLE 7.00 NY * 04/17/2020
CLE 6.00 PA * 04/17/2020

* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. Constitutional Components of Firearms Law
    9:00 - 9:45, Robert F. Datner
    1. The Second Amendment
    2. Other Amendments that Pertain to Firearms Law
    3. Gun Shows and the First Amendment
    4. Search and Seizure Issues and the Fourth Amendment
    5. The Taxing and Commerce Clauses
    6. State Constitutional Amendment
  2. State and Federal Firearms Laws: What Attorneys Need to Know
    9:45 - 10:30, Christopher G. Mavros
    1. State Gun Law Update: Changes You Need to Know!
    2. Firearm Regulations at the State Level
    3. National Firearms Act of 1934
    4. Gun Control Act of 1968
    5. Firearms Owners Protection Act
    6. Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act
  3. Pennsylvania Concealed and Open Carry Law
    10:45 - 11:30, Robert F. Datner
  4. Title 1 Firearms and Their Regulation
    11:30 - 12:00, Patrick Lomax
    1. Modern Firearms, Curios and Relics, and Antiques - Important Definitions
    2. Purchasing Requirements
    3. Form 4473
    4. Multiple Handguns and Form 3310.4
    5. Private Party Transfers and Gun Show Purchases
    6. Title 1 Firearms and Purchasers with Criminal Records and Restraining Orders
  5. Title 2 Firearms: Unique and Misunderstood
    1:00 - 1:45, Patrick Lomax
    1. What is a Title 2 Firearm?
    2. Tax and Purchase Procedures for Title 2 Firearms
    3. Transportation and Use Requirements with Title 2 Firearms
    4. Title 2 Firearms and Entities Exempt from Tax and Purchasing Requirements
    5. Determining if a Title 2 Firearm is on the NFA Registry
    6. Protecting and Transferring Title II Collections: NFA Gun Trusts
  6. Gun Ownership Legal Concerns
    1:45 - 2:30, Patrick Lomax
    1. Restricted and Prohibited Weapons
    2. Persons Prohibited from Possessing a Firearm
    3. Licensing Requirements and Penalties for Breaking Them
    4. Restoration of Second Amendment Rights
    5. Gun Confiscations by Local, State or Federal Officials
    6. Correcting Errors in NICS Background Check
    7. Rules for Transporting Weapons
    8. Understanding Reciprocity with Neighboring States
  7. Liability Concerns for Gun Dealers and Owners
    2:45 - 3:30, Christopher G. Mavros
    1. Criminal vs. Civil Penalties for Firearm Injuries
    2. Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act and Lawsuits Against Firearm Manufacturers
    3. Individual Liability in Accidental Shootings
    4. Child Access Prevention Laws
    5. Stolen Firearm Used in a Crime
    6. Self Defense; Lawful vs. Unlawful Uses of Force
  8. Ethical Considerations When Representing Gun Owners or Dealers
    3:30 - 4:30, Patrick Lomax
    1. Exceptions to Attorney-Client Privilege Under Model Rule 1.6
    2. Attempt to Commit Crime or Fraud
    3. When Clients are a Danger to Themselves or Others
    4. How to Get Advice About Potentially Breaking Privilege

ROBERT F. DATNER is a sole practitioner with the Law Offices of Robert F. Datner, P.C., where he practices in the areas of criminal law and white collar crimes. Mr. Datner is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Delaware County Bar Association's Criminal Lawyers Division, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and The Jenkins Law Library. He earned his B.S. degree from Hampshire College and his J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law.

PATRICK LOMAX is an attorney with the Law Office of Patrick Lomax, where he has a general practice with a focus in criminal defense, civil, and family law. Mr. Lomax is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania; the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. He is a member of the Delaware County and Pennsylvania bar associations, the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Delaware County Indigent Criminal Defense Panel. Mr. Lomax earned his B.A. degree from Albright College and his J.D. degree from Widener University.

CHRISTOPHER G. MAVROS is a shareholder with Zarwin Baum, where he practices on complex civil litigation, both locally and throughout the United States. He routinely handles a wide array of catastrophic injury cases from inception through trial, primarily in the areas of construction, products liability, transportation and premises liability. Mr. Mavros earned his B.A. degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and his J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. Mr. Mavros is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

NJ CLE: 7.20 Credit Approval Exp
11/15/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.2 hours of alternative format CLE credit. Of these, 1.2 qualify as hours of alternative learning format credit for ethics/professionalism. No more than 12.0 hours of alternative learning format CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NY CLE: 7.00 Credit Approval Exp
04/17/2020
Includes - Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00, Ethics: 1.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice and is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.


PA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
04/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


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