Case Law

There are a number of federal and Minnesota appellate court cases that have impacted firearms laws in Minnesota. We provide a partial list here of the most important cases from our perspective.

It's important to understand that while sometimes statutory law might seem to be very clear upon reading it - the courts may have interpreted it differently. Gaining a full understanding of the current legal landscape for the right to keep and bear arms in Minnesota requires a thorough knowledge of the statutory law and the relevant case law.

When in doubt, consult a reputable Permit to Carry Instructor who is properly credentialed in Minnesota or an attorney.

Federal Cases


Minnesota Cases