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Kachalsky v. Cacace
Petition for certiorari denied on April 15, 2013
Issue: (1) Whether the Second Amendment secures a right to carry handguns for self-defense outside the home; and (2) whether state officials violate the Second Amendment by denying handgun carry licenses to responsible, law-abiding adults for lack of “proper cause” to bear arms for self-defense. SCOTUSblog Coverage
Date Proceedings and Orders Jan 8 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 11, 2013) Jan 11 2013 Consent to the fiing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners. Jan 31 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 13, 2013, for all respondents. Feb 11 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed. Feb 11 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed. Feb 11 2013 Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Virginia, et al. filed. Feb 11 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed. Feb 11 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. Feb 11 2013 Brief amici curiae of S.C.O.P.E., Inc., et al. filed. Feb 11 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Academics for the Second Amendment filed. Mar 6 2013 Waiver of right of respondent County of Westchester to respond filed. Mar 13 2013 Brief of respondents Susan Cacace, et al. in opposition filed. Mar 26 2013 Reply of petitioners Alan Kachalsky, et al. filed. Mar 27 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 12, 2013. Apr 15 2013 Petition DENIED.