Silvester v. Becerra

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-342 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit improperly applied lenient scrutiny in a Second Amendment challenge to the application of California's full 10-day waiting period to firearm purchasers who pass their background check in fewer than 10 days and already own another firearm or have a concealed carry license; and (2) whether the Supreme Court should exercise its supervisory powers to cabin the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit's concerted resistance to and disregard of the Supreme Court's Second Amendment decisions.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 15 2017Application (16A1234) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 3, 2017 to September 1, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Jun 19 2017Application (16A1234) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until September 1, 2017.
Sep 01 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 6, 2017)
Sep 15 2017Waiver of right of respondent Xavier Becerra to respond filed.
Sep 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/13/2017.
Sep 29 2017Response Requested. (Due October 30, 2017)
Oct 06 2017Brief amicus curiae of Crime Prevention Research Center filed.
 
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