Legislation Would Repeal the Current Prohibition on the Manufacture, Ownership, Possession, Custody, and Use of Automatic Knives
Importing Knives into Canada A recent Canadian Customs notice published January 5, 2018, has raised several questions about importing folding knives into Canada from the U.S., even though they are legal to sell and possess. The American Knife & Tool Institute and Canadian stakeholders have been working towards a solution since mid-January. We are actively […]
Unlawful intent to use a weapon requires evidence that rules out lawful use.
Illinois’s per se dangerous weapon statute is not a strict liability offense and blade length is the length of any non-handle portion of a knife.
Charges for violation of Illinois’s possession with intent statute must include details of the intent to use it unlawfully.