National Rifle Association v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Petition for certiorari denied on February 24, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-137 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a nationwide, class-based, categorical ban on meaningful access to the quintessential means to exercise the right to keep and bear arms for self-defense can be reconciled with the Second Amendment, the equal protection guarantee, and this Court’s precedents.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 29 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 30, 2013)
Aug 20 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 30, 2013.
Aug 21 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 30 2013Brief amici curiae of Lincoln Institute for Research and Education, et al. filed.
Aug 30 2013Brief amicus curiae of Second Amendment Foundation, Inc. filed.
Aug 30 2013Brief amicus curiae of National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. filed.
Aug 30 2013Brief amici curiae of Alabama and 21 Other States filed.
Sep 19 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including October 30, 2013.
Oct 18 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including November 13, 2013.
Nov 13 2013Brief of respondents Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 3 2013Reply of petitioners National Rifle Association, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 14 2014Supplemental brief of petitioners National Rifle Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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