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Brandishing in Kansas

Eugene Volokh reports on an unusual law in Kansas that actually can make the punishment for brandishing a gun higher than if you actually shot someone, under certain circumstances. I agree with Professor Volokh that this is something Kansas groups should get the legislature to fix, pronto.

2 Responses to “Brandishing in Kansas”

  1. mobo says:

    Yet another example of why jury nullification should occur more regularly.

  2. Bram says:

    Wouldn’t the act of pulling your gun and pointing it – even for a fraction of a second before pulling the trigger – be “Brandishing”?

    The Kansas legislatuer sure has made a mess.

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