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Old January 20, 2010, 02:21 PM   #1
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Nevada Firearms Attorney?

I have a question about a Clark county, NV ordinance, it's constitutionality/legality vis-a-vis NV state law, and the possibility of amending it. This is a RKBA issue, and I'm looking for a free consult to determine if there is anything worth pursuing.

There has been no incident, violation, or charges whatsoever. This is strictly a rights issue.

I have more info to PM or discuss with a qualified NV attorney who is available for a pro-bono initial consultation, on the phone or in person.
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Old January 24, 2010, 12:40 AM   #2
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Nobody?????????????????
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Old January 28, 2010, 03:45 PM   #3
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I don't know much about the law, but don't you have to be affected in some way to have standing before a court?
For example, The ordinance says you can't carry a handgun on the street, but that ordinance is preempted by State law. You carry a handgun on the street and you are arrested. You then fight the charge and if you win the law is basically trumped by case law. lose or win you may be able to sue for damages in federal court.


For example there is a law in the city near where I live that prohibits the carry of all handguns. The Tennessee Supreme Court has said a law like that is unconstitutional in my State. I have written the city attorney and gave him the decision, but they haven't changed the law.

If I have the time and money I could go carry a handgun in violation of the ordinance. At that point the cops would have to decide if they arrest me or not. When arrested I fight the charge and win. I then take the city and the police to federal court stating my civil rights were violated and that they should have known the law was unconstitutional. My damages would be attorney fees, defamation, time spent in jail, injuries, mental anguish, and anything else that applies. I wouldn't get rich, but it teaches the city and cops they need to be careful when making and enforcing ordinances.
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Old January 28, 2010, 08:55 PM   #4
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You are correct, but I think there may be a political route to modifying the ordinance I am referring to. I need the legal facts first, as these may help bolster willingness to make an essentially procedural change. Sorry to be so cryptic, but I don't want to tip my hand, as they say here in Vegas.

As everyone can see, I have attorneys beating a path to my door. . . . not. C'mon nobody even curious about this? Not even for a 5 minute phone call?
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Old January 28, 2010, 09:01 PM   #5
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If I was an attorney I would only be interested in making money. Law school costs big bucks, a lot of time, and dedication. How does this make an attorney money?
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Old January 29, 2010, 02:25 AM   #6
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This is a firearms rights forum. Someone must care about this. If it does require litigation, the money could be raised somehow.
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