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Ciolek v. New Jersey

Petition for certiorari denied on June 15, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-114 N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the legislative requirement of “justifiable need," which, as defined, does not include general self-defense, for a permit to carry a handgun in public violates the Second Amendment.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 18 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 22, 2019)
Jul 25 2019Waiver of State of New Jersey of right to respond not accepted for filing. (July 29, 2019)
Jul 29 2019Waiver of right of respondent State of New Jersey to respond filed.
Jul 31 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Aug 05 2019Response Requested. (Due September 4, 2019)
Aug 22 2019Brief of respondent State of New Jersey in opposition filed.
Sep 04 2019Reply of petitioner Douglas F. Ciolek filed.
Sep 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Apr 27 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/1/2020.
May 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/28/2020.
Jun 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/4/2020.
Jun 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
Jun 15 2020Petition DENIED.
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