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Program
18th Annual National Firearms Law Seminar
Nashville, Tennessee
Friday, April 10, 2015
Location: Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Time  
8:00 - 8:20
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20 - 8:30
Welcoming Remarks

M. CAROL BAMBERY
Law Seminar Steering Committee Chair
Board Member, National Rifle Association of America
General Counsel, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
8:30 - 10:10
SECTION 1

Lessons from Abroad: The Slippery Slope of Gun Control

PROFESSOR JOYCE LEE MALCOLM
Patrick Henry Professor of Constitutional Law and the Second Amendment,
George Mason University School of Law

Void Where Verboten: Constitutional Challenges to Firearm Prohibitions


STEPHEN P. HALBROOK, PH.D.
Attorney at Law
10:10 - 10:20
Break
10:20 - 12:00
SECTION 2

Civil Rights Actions in Firearms Cases

SARAH GERVASE
Assistant General Counsel, National Rifle Association of America

FFL Compliance: Common Sense and Practical Solutions

ROBERT E. SANDERS
Attorney at Law, NRA Board Member
12:00 - 1:00
LUNCH with SPECIAL SPEAKER

The Second Amendment as Ordinary Constitutional Law

PROFESSOR GLENN HARLAN REYNOLDS
Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law, The University of Tennessee
College of Law
1:00 - 2:40
SECTION 3

Firearms Forensics in the Courtroom

DWIGHT VAN HORN
Independent Firearms Examiner, NRA Board Member

Armed Self-Defense: Avoiding Hidden Pools of Quicksand

MASSAD AYOOB

Massad Ayoob Group, Expert Instructor and Author
2:40- 2:50
Break
2:50 - 3:50
3:50 - 5:30
SECTION 5

Gun Rights Restoration: The Nuts & Bolts and Present Day Military Issues

DEREK DEBROSSE
Attorney at Law

Updates: NFA Trusts

WILLIAM J. RYAN
Firearms, Explosives and Arson Division (FEA)
Office of Chief Counsel, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
5:30 - 7:00
QUESTION & ANSWER - POST COURSE COCKTAIL RECEPTION