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Beers v. Barr

Petition for certiorari granted, judgment vacated and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit with instructions to dismiss the case as moot, on May 18, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-864 3rd Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the government may permanently deny a mentally healthy, responsible and law-abiding citizen of the United States the opportunity to recover his Second Amendment rights solely because of a long-ago involuntary commitment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 20 2019Application (19A582) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 10, 2019 to February 8, 2020, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 25 2019Application (19A582) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 9, 2020.
Jan 09 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 10, 2020)
Feb 04 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 10, 2020 to March 11, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 05 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 11, 2020.
Mar 05 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 11, 2020 to April 10, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 10, 2020.
Apr 03 2020Supplemental brief of petitioner Bradley Beers filed.
Apr 10 2020Brief of Federal Respondents in opposition filed.
Apr 27 2020Reply of petitioner Bradley Beers filed. (Distributed)
Apr 28 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 18 2020Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED with instructions to dismiss the case as moot. See United States v. Munsingwear, Inc., 340 U. S. 36 (1950).
 
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