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Is It a Crime to Misuse a Laser Pointer In Maryland?

The experienced Baltimore criminal defense attorney will tell you this crime does not enjoy a rich common law history. It is illegal to use a laser pointer to harass another –by making them think someone in pointing a gun with a laser scope on them, or by actually endangering them –by illuminating them as a target. There are exception for legitimate educational or employment activities.

 -This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 5/1/20.

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Eric T Kirk

After graduating with honors from Albany Law School in New York, Eric Kirk has spent most of his 25 year legal career battling insurance companies to secure fair and just compensation for his clients in Maryland, New York, and Florida.