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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 40 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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Defending Gun Laws

Brady defends challenges against common sense gun laws. From filing amicus briefs to directly representing communities, Brady fights to ensure that sensible gun laws stay in place to protect the American people.

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

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