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National Rifle Association of America v. McCraw

Petition for certiorari denied on February 24, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-390 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: (1) Whether the Second Amendment right to bear arms for self-defense in case of confrontation includes the right to bear arms in public; (2) Whether that right to bear arms extends to responsible, law-abiding eighteen- to twenty-year-old adults; and (3) whether Texas’s ban on responsible, lawabiding eighteen- to twenty-year-old adults bearing handguns in public for self-defense violates the Second Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 24 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2013)
Nov 12 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 26, 2013.
Nov 19 2013Response Requested . (Due December 19, 2013)
Dec 9 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 21, 2014.
Jan 21 2014Brief of respondent Steven C. McCraw, in His Official Capacity as Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety in opposition filed.
Feb 3 2014Reply of petitioner National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed.
Feb 5 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 14 2014Supplemental brief of petitioner National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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