To claim CLE credit, view by: November 8, 2023
Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.
Originally presented: November 9, 2021 | Course length: 6.0 hours
Join Course Co-Chairs Steven Budke and Nicholas Leverson, and a roster of experienced faculty, for in-depth analysis of the most current Minnesota and federal laws for getting, carrying, using, and transferring firearms in Minnesota.
Topics Covered Include:
And Don’t Miss:
What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Gun Law (45 MINUTES)
All attorneys, even those who don’t practice criminal law, need to understand state and federal firearms law. Get an overview of the National Firearms Act, the Gun Control Act, the Minnesota Personal Protection Act plus important legislative and case law developments.
– Blair W. Nelson
Advising Clients About Purchasing a Firearm (30 MINUTES)
This session takes a look at the laws for buying guns and addresses common purchase scenarios clients need advice navigating:
– Steven K. Budke, Nicholas R. Leverson & Ben I. Rust
How to Get a Permit to Carry and What to Do When You Don’t (50 MINUTES)
This session reviews the nuts and bolts of getting a permit to carry and what to do if you don’t. Using their newsworthy win in Tapia v. Dakota County Sheriff, Steve Budke and Nick Leverson walk you through the process for petitioning for a Writ of Mandamus – the proper way to appeal a denial of a permit to carry.
– Steven K. Budke & Nicholas R. Leverson
How to Fix a NICS Denial (20 MINUTES)
It isn’t always the State of Minnesota preventing the issuance of a permit, it is the federal government. Navigating the federal system can be a challenge. Get step by step guidance for successfully using the National Instant Criminal Background Check System appeal process.
– Steven K. Budke
Special Carrying Considerations (45 MINUTES)
This session addresses carrying a firearm under particular circumstances:
– Chief Judge Jeremy Brave-Heart & Thomas C. Gallagher
Restoring Your Client’s Right to Possess a Firearm (60 MINUTES)
A look at who cannot possess a gun under state and federal law and an overview of both the state and federal restoration process. Includes an analysis of Minn. Stat. 609.165 and 18 U.S.C. 925(c) and expungement.
– Blair W. Nelson
Helping Clients Avoid the Accidental Felony – Drafting Considerations for Gun Trusts (60 MINUTES)
Understand what you need to know to keep your clients from committing an accidental felony. This session includes the basic classifications of firearms and related federal acts, the practical benefits of a gun trust; key drafting considerations; federal regulations (41F); BATFE processes and key forms (1,4,5,20).
– Ben I. Rust
Charging and Defending Gun Crimes (60 MINUTES)
An overview and analysis of self-defense and other issues from both the defense and prosecution perspective. The session includes “stand your ground” legislation & “castle doctrine”, a discussion of “active shooter” situations plus practical advice about how to manage cases involving guns.
– Elizabeth Lamin & DeAundres D. Wilson
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Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.
Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.