The 411 on MD Wear and Carry Permits
To the surprise of many of our Maryland viewers and clients, it is not impossible to obtain a permit to conceal carry a handgun in Maryland; however, it is very fact dependent and may require an appeal to the Handgun Permit Review Board, especially if you desire an unrestricted permit. If you are interested in […]
Maryland State Police Revise Handgun Purchase Form to Authorize Release of Medical Marijuana Records
As I have previously blogged about, although many states have legalized the medical use of marijuana, the possession and use of marijuana is still federally prohibited, including in relation to the possession of firearms and ammunition. Recently, the Maryland State Police (MSP) updated the form utilized to purchase a handgun to authorize it to obtain […]
Maryland Second Amendment As-Applied Challenge To Non-Violent Felony Conviction Survives Motion To Dismiss
Recently, Maryland United States District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte denied the State of Maryland’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff Thomas Corcoran’s Second Amendment as-applied challenge to his non-violent felony (or possibly misdemeanor) conviction in relation to his unauthorized use of his then-girlfriend’s car. Although charged and convicted in Virginia, Maryland law provides that Maryland disqualifications […]
Chief Counsel Joshua Prince Testifies Before Baltimore City Council Committee on Unconstitutional Proposed Firearm Ordinance
Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince testified before the Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee of the Baltimore City Council in relation to its proposed ordinance: Weapons – Prohibiting Handguns Near Places of Public Assembly. As our viewers are aware, Chief Counsel Prince previously filed a letter in opposition to the ordinance. You can download a copy […]
Press Release: CRDF Files Letter in Opposition to Baltimore’s Proposed Firearm Regulation
Today, Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C. (CRDF), through Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, filed a letter in opposition to Baltimore City’s proposed ordinance: Weapons – Prohibiting Handguns Near Places of Public Assembly. As set forth in the letter, inter alia, Chief Counsel Prince reviews how the ordinance is in violation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding […]
Press Release: Chief Counsel Joshua Prince Admitted to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince was admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Please join us in congratulating him in this achievement!
Changes to Maryland Hunting Regulations for this Season! Landowners Must Now Wear Orange!
Last week, the annual “Maryland Guide to Hunting and Trapping” hit local sporting goods stores and was posted online on the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) website. During the legislative session, few took note of HB 126, and its impact on hunters, which was signed by the Governor on April 11th. The Guide is […]
Press Release: Firearms Industry Consulting Group is now handling firearms law issues in Maryland
We are extremely proud to announce that Chief Counsel Joshua Prince of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., was formally admitted to the Maryland bar by the Court of Appeals of Maryland – the highest court in Maryland. In February, Joshua took the Maryland Out-Of-State Attorneys Bar […]
PRESS RELEASE: Chief Counsel Joshua Prince To Be Admitted To Practice Law In Maryland!
We are extremely proud to announce that Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, Esq. has received notice from the Maryland State Board of Law Examiners that he passed the Maryland Out-of-State Attorneys’ Bar Exam that was administered in February, 2017. While he must take an orientation program, it is anticipated that he will be licensed to practice […]
FICG Chief Counsel Prince Certified As Maryland Qualified Handgun Instructor
Today, the Maryland State Police certified Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., as a qualified handgun instructor for the state of Maryland, which permits him to instruct Handgun Qualification License applicants and Handgun Wear and Carry applicants. As many of our viewers […]