Earlier today, the Department of Justice released the approved Final Rule on bumpstocks. As was expected, the Rule alters the definition of the term "machine gun" (in the regulations pertaining to the Gun Control Act and National Firearms Act) to include the following language * * * For purposes of this definition, the term "automatically" … Continue reading FICG Files Complaint and Motion for Preliminary Injunction Challenging ATF’s Final Rule on Bumpstocks
As many of our clients and viewers are aware, Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®) a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., has submitted substantial comments in opposition to rulemaking entered into by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and spearheaded the opposition to ATF-41P. Unfortunately, as it appears that ATF intends to … Continue reading Join the Fight to Stop the Regulation of Bump Stocks
Addressing several issues of first impression, the Commonwealth Court on Wednesday issued a 20 page decision and entered a judgment of approximately $6,500.00 against the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) for erroneously denying an individual his right to keep and bear arms. With eight pages of the decision addressing the factual and procedural background, the case … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Monumental Decision Imposing Financial Judgment on Pennsylvania State Police for Violating Second Amendment Rights!
If you are in need of a Maryland firearms lawyer, Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., issued a press release earlier today that Chief Counsel Joshua Prince has been formally admitted by the Court of Appeal of Maryland, so that he can practice firearms law in Maryland, in … Continue reading Are you in need of a Maryland firearms lawyer?
It is with distinct honor and privilege that we announce that Chief Counsel Joshua Prince has been awarded the 2017 National Rifle Association (NRA) Defender of Freedom Award. Recognizing his "outstanding leadership and distinguished achievement in defense of liberty and the preservation of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms for all law-abiding citizen of … Continue reading Press Release: Chief Counsel Joshua Prince Awarded 2017 NRA Defender of Freedom Award
We are extremely proud to announce that Joshua Prince, Esq. has received notice from the Maryland State Board of Law Examiners that he passed the Maryland Out-of-State Attorneys' Bar Exam that was administered in February, 2017. While he must take an orientation program, it is anticipated that he will be licensed to practice in Maryland … Continue reading Press Release: Attorney Joshua Prince To Be Admitted To Practice In Maryland
We are extremely proud to announce that Chief Counsel Joshua Prince was successful in a second Second Amendment as-applied challenge in relation to a prior mental health commitment. As our viewers are likely aware from Attorney Prince's blog article Monumental Decision from the Middle District Court of Pennsylvania Regarding Mental Health Commitments and the Second … Continue reading Press Release: Second Mental Health As-Applied Challenge Success
The Firearms Industry Consulting Group, a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., is pleased to announce that it was retained by Dead Air Armament ("Dead Air") to prepare a detailed filing in opposition to ATF’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("ANPR") 29P. Dead Air has combined the brains and passion of both Mike Pappas and Gary Hughes to bring to … Continue reading FICG Files Comment in Opposition to ATF 29P on Behalf of Dead Air Armament
It is with distinct honor and privilege that we announce that Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®) Attorney Adam Kraut is running for the NRA Board of Directors. For those who don't know Adam, he's an ardent and steadfast defender of the Second Amendment and Article 1, Section 21 in both of his careers. Whether he … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Attorney Adam Kraut to Run for NRA Board of Directors
Today, Attorney Adam Kraut and Chief Counsel Joshua Prince of Firearms Industry Consulting Group® ("FICG®"), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., filed a Comment in Opposition to numerous changes that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives proposed to the 4473 Form. FICG® raised a plethora of issues, including that ATF is the … Continue reading FICG Files Comment in Opposition to ATF’s Proposed Changes to the 4473 Form