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Friedman v. City of Highland Park

Petition for certiorari denied on December 7, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-133 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: (1) Whether the Constitution allows the government to prohibit law-abiding, responsible citizens from protecting themselves, their families, and their homes with a class of constitutionally protected “arms” that includes the most popular rifles in the nation; and (2) whether the Constitution allows the government to prohibit law-abiding, responsible citizens from protecting themselves, their families, and their homes with ammunition magazines that number in the tens of millions and make up nearly half of the nation’s total stock of privately owned ammunition magazines for handguns and rifles.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 27 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 28, 2015)
Aug 28 2015Brief amici curiae of New York State Sheriffs' Association, et al. filed.
Aug 28 2015Brief of respondent City of Highland Park, Illinois in opposition filed.
Aug 28 2015Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed.
Aug 28 2015Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia and 23 other States filed.
Aug 28 2015Brief amicus curiae of National Shooting Sports Foundation filed.
Sep 15 2015Reply of petitioners Arie S. Friedman, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 16 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2015.
Oct 13 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 16, 2015.
Oct 26 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.
Nov 2 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.
Nov 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.
Nov 16 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2015.
Nov 30 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.
Dec 7 2015Petition DENIED JUSTICE THOMAS, with whom JUSTICE SCALIA joins, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)
 
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