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When is a Weapon Truly Concealed and Can I Carry a Weapon without a CPL?

by: Matt Newburg

April 23, 2016 at 7:39 AM EDT

The crime of carrying a concealed weapon contains two primary elements: first, that the weapon was knowingly carried, and second, that the weapon was concealed. Complete invisibility of the weapon is not required; concealment is found where the weapon cannot be easily seen by those who come into ordinary contact with the defendant. This standard can be tricky because it does not require that an observer actually see the weapon, only that a hypothetical person who came into ordinary contact with the...