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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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Government Inaction in Regulating Gun Industry Exposed

Uncovered government documents exposing a NRA influence and lack of oversight against the gun industry.

Turk Memo

Types of Gun Violence

Pittsburgh Police Fight to Trace Crime Guns

Brady assists the city of Pittsburgh in protecting its ordinance to ensure crime guns can be adequately traced and that police can investigate firearms stolen from law-abiding gun owners.

Pittsburgh v. NRA

Defending Chicago Suburb’s Assault Weapon Ban

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

Guns Save Lives v. Deerfield Park

Types of Gun Violence

Boston v. Smith & Wesson

In the early 2000s, Boston experienced a significant increase in violence perpetrated with firearms. Boston, with the help of Brady, began litigation against the gun industry to address this gun violence problem.

Landmark Settlement with Smith & Wesson and Clinton Administration

Landmark settlement between major gun manufacturer, paved by litigation.

Smith & Wesson Settlement

Types of Gun Violence

Cities Seek Accountability Throughout 90’s

In the late 1990s, lawsuits spearheaded by Brady on behalf of over 30 major cities nationwide exposed the role of the gun industry in supplying the criminal gun market and won several landmark court decisions

City Cases

Types of Gun Violence

Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Promotes Justice for Teen Killed by CBP

Brady filed an amicus brief to support the family of an unarmed fifteen-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a rogue CBP officer. The boy's parents are seeking to hold the officer who shot their son accountable and the Supreme Court will consider whether or not the courts can recognize their claim.

Hernandez v. Mesa

Effects of Gun Violence

Brady, Co-Council Torgenson Law Files Suit Against Glock Inc on Behalf of Paralyzed Victim

Travieso v. Glock Inc. and Glock Ges.m.b.H

Goldstein v Earnest

Brady Legal files a lawsuit on behalf of the victims and survivors of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting against the manufacturer, Smith & Wesson, and seller of the gun.

Goldstein v Earnest