extreme risk law


plural extreme risk laws
: 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

Examples of extreme risk law in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web East High School students had planned on Wednesday to testify before the Colorado Legislature regarding a bill that would strengthen the state's extreme risk law. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2023

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First Known Use

2017, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of extreme risk law was in 2017

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“Extreme risk law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extreme%20risk%20law. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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