Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the justices' May 25 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is also a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9:25 a.m.

Sessions v. Binderup

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-847 3d Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the petitioners are entitled to relief from the longstanding federal statute prohibiting felons from possessing firearms, 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), based on their as-applied Second Amendment claim that their criminal offenses and other particular circumstances do not warrant a firearms disqualification.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 21 2016Application (16A510) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 6, 2016 to January 5, 2017, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 21 2016Application (16A510) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 5, 2017.
Jan 5 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 6, 2017)
Feb 3 2017Brief amicus curiae of Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed.
Feb 6 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed.
Feb 6 2017Brief amicus curiae of Everytown for Gun Safety filed.
Feb 6 2017Brief of respondents Daniel Binderup, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 28 2017Supplemental brief of respondents Daniel Binderup, et al. filed.
Apr 12 2017Reply of petitioners Jefferson B. Sessions, III, Attorney General, et al. filed.
Apr 25 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 11, 2017.
May 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 18, 2017.
May 22 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 25, 2017.
 
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