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Brady Fighting in the Courtroom

For more than 30 years, Brady’s legal team has been the nation’s only law group fighting on behalf of victims and communities to prevent gun deaths and injuries.

We've argued and won before state supreme courts, trial courts, and federal appeals courts, arguing or filing legal briefs in 44 states, and helping win important victories in the United States Supreme Court. Brady's Legal Alliance works with hundreds of lawyers and firms that contribute their passion and time — pro bono — to reform the corporate gun lobby and secure justice for the victims and survivors of gun violence.

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Major Gun Dealer Supplied Serial Killer with Firearms

Fighting to hold gun dealer accountable for selling firearms to a gun trafficker who armed a now convicted serial killer.

Coxie v. Academy Sports

Beretta Needs Design Change to Protect Against Family Fire

Brady succeeds in holding Beretta liable for its discreet loaded chamber indicator, prompting state legislation for more clearly marked chamber indicators to protect individuals from unintentional fire.

Dix v. Beretta

Landmark Precedent Set Requiring Safety Features

New Mexico Court of Appeals rules in favor of Brady and the family of Sean Smith, who was injured as a result of an unintentional discharge. The Court ruled that Bryco should have included safety features to ensure that users know if there is a bullet in the chamber.

Smith v. Bryco

Seeking Justice for Unintentional Shooting of 13-year-old

Brady is seeking to hold a gun manufacturer accountable for not including a reasonable safety feature that would have prevented the unintentional shooting of a 13-year old boy.

Gustafson v. Springfield Armory

First Suit in MA Against Online Gun Retailer

Brady puts a dent in the formerly Teflon-coated internet gun industry, filing a case on behalf of injured police officer.

Stokinger v. Armslist

Deerfield Park

Brady assist in defending the village of Deerfield ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines against challenge by a gun rights group.

SCOTUS Amicus Filed to Keep Firearms from Domestic Abusers

Brady filed an Amicus brief on behalf of the government extending the Gun Control’s Act of 1968’s prohibition on the possession of firearms to persons convicted of “a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.”

United States v. Hayes

SCOTUS Amicus Filed Defending Firearms Ban for Domestic Violence Misdemeanors

Filed an Amicus brief to uphold the ban on domestic abusers possession of firearms.

United States v. Castleman

Amicus Brief in US Supreme Court to protect victims of domestic violence

Filed another Amicus in support of the ban on the possession of firearms by domestic violence abusers.

Voisine v. United States

Types of Gun Violence

Amicus Brief Challenges the Charleston Loophole

Following the devastating Charleston church shooting Brady filed an amicus brief before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals seeking to close a loophole that allowed the shooting to obtain the firearm used in the shooting.

Sanders v. US

Effects of Gun Violence

Court Decides Citizen Have Right Not to be Armed

Struck down an unconstitutional city ordinance that required every household to own a firearm.

Nelson, GA

Emerging Dangers

Fighting Unregulated Make-Your-Own-Guns

Holding the State Department accountable for their dangerous decision to allow the blueprints of 3-D guns to be uploaded to the internet.

Brady v. State Department