Felon in Possession of a Firearm; I am a Felon?

In 2019, in Rehaif v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a person could only be convicted of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g), being a felon in possession of a firearm, if defendant was made aware that he or she was prohibited from owning, possessing or having access to a firearm. This ruling led to a series of cases wherein in defendants claimed they did not know they were so banned, i.e., they did not know they were a felon. The following summary stretches the limits on such a claim and is good to review if one is facing such a case with this possible defense – https://www.greghillassociates.com/felon-in-possession-of-firearm-i-am-a-felon.html

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