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Peruta v. California

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-894 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Second Amendment entitles ordinary, law-abiding citizens to carry handguns outside the home for self-defense in some manner, including concealed carry when open carry is forbidden by state law.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 31 2016Application (16A440) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 13, 2016 to December 14, 2016, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 2 2016Application (16A440) to extend further the time from December 14, 2016 to January 12, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 5 2016Application (16A440) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until January 12, 2017.
Jan 12 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 16, 2017)
Jan 26 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel petitioners.
Jan 27 2017Letter received from counsel for respondent.
Feb 6 2017Consent the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents Second Amendment Foundation, Inc., et al..
Feb 15 2017Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief amici curiae of Western States Sheriffs' Association, et al. filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief of respondent California in opposition filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief of respondents County of Yolo and Sheriff Ed Prieto in opposition filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief amici curiae of Alabama and 25 other States filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief amici curiae of The Governors of Texas, et al. filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief amici curiae of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 16 2017Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 7 2017Reply of petitioners Edward Peruta, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
 
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