extreme risk law

noun
plural extreme risk laws

Definition of extreme risk law

US
: red flag law Gun advocates often balk at extreme risk laws for fear that such laws violate due process, though people who are threatened with the removal of their guns can appeal to the courts.— Susan Campbell

First Known Use of extreme risk law

2017, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about extreme risk law

Time Traveler for extreme risk law

Time Traveler

The first known use of extreme risk law was in 2017

See more words from the same year

Statistics for extreme risk law

Cite this Entry

“Extreme risk law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extreme%20risk%20law. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

Comments on extreme risk law

What made you want to look up extreme risk law? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!