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 Legal and the Brady Legal Alliance — hundreds of lawyers and firms that contribute their passion and time pro bono — work to reform the corporate gun lobby and secure justice for the victims and survivors of gun violence.
Brady Legal's Landmark Cases
For more than 30 years, Brady Legal has been the nation’s only law group fighting on behalf of victims and communities to prevent gun deaths and injuries. Time and again, our team has won landmark cases across the country, establishing life-changing precedent that changes society for the better.
Reforming the Gun Industry
Brady Legal takes on the gun industry in court, holding it accountable, preventing gun trafficking and illegal sales, and saving lives. We represent victims of gun violence against gun companies who negligently supply or make guns, working to reform the gun industry through impactful litigation. Brady Legal has brought or assisted in more than 250 lawsuits in over 40 states. Through our litigation efforts against the corporate gun lobby, we have won over $30 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for victims and their families.
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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.
Challenging Dangerous Laws
Brady stands against laws that endanger communities and protect the interests of the gun lobby over human lives. In courts across the country, Brady fights to protect the right not to be shot.
Exposing Government Action
Government agencies play a crucial role in enforcing current gun laws and ensuring the safety of the American public. When the government does not fulfill those responsibilities, Brady fights to hold the government accountable and let Americans know what their government is or isn’t doing to protect them from gun violence. Through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and related impact litigation, Brady exposes government actions and inactions that endanger Americans lives.