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Chapter 11 notes continued --------------------------------- federal Gun control Laws The Brady law Provides for a five-day waiting period for the purchase of a handgun The establishment of a national instant criminal background check system to be contacted by firearms dealers before the transfer of any handgun. The Violent crime control and law enforcement act of 1994 A 10-year ban on the manufacture of 19 military-style assault weapons prohibits the sale of transfer or the possession of a gun to or by a juvenile The Gun-Free school zones act of 1990 Lawsuits Against gun manufactures Beginning in 1999, a manufacture of cities and counties filed lawsuits against gun manufactures. The lawsuits allege product liability and negligence against members of the firearms industry. They have sought to recover damages for the manufactures, sale, marketing, promotion, and distribution of guns that were said to be unreasonably dangerous and negligently designed.
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course CJUS 3166 taught by Professor Dr.holt during the Spring '09 term at UNC Charlotte.

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