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Tag Archives: Domestic Violence Protective Order

Criminal Practice – Gun Possession – Constitutional – Second Amendment – Domestic Violence Protective Order (access required)

U.S. v. Mahin The 4th Circuit affirms the 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(8) firearm conviction of a man who left the courtroom after being served with a domestic-violence protective order and went to a firing range for target practice, and then violated the order by going to the marital home to leave his firing-range membership card for his wife; however, the appellate court reverses one count of the conviction because simultaneous possession of firearms and ammunition can only support one count under the statute.

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