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CAV: “Reasonable reliance” defense applied to court order (access required)

A jury should have been allowed to consider whether it was reasonable for the defendant, charged with possessing a firearm while subject to a protective order, to believe that a JDR court had dissolved the order. Background While Appellant Nicholas Davis was parked at a McDonald’s restaurant, a sheriff’s deputy observed an AR-15 rifle on the backseat ...