|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-133||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: (1) Whether the Constitution allows the government to prohibit law-abiding, responsible citizens from protecting themselves, their families, and their homes with a class of constitutionally protected “arms” that includes the most popular rifles in the nation; and (2) whether the Constitution allows the government to prohibit law-abiding, responsible citizens from protecting themselves, their families, and their homes with ammunition magazines that number in the tens of millions and make up nearly half of the nation’s total stock of privately owned ammunition magazines for handguns and rifles.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 27 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 28, 2015)|
|Aug 28 2015||Brief amici curiae of New York State Sheriffs' Association, et al. filed.|
|Aug 28 2015||Brief of respondent City of Highland Park, Illinois in opposition filed.|
|Aug 28 2015||Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed.|
|Aug 28 2015||Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia and 23 other States filed.|
|Aug 28 2015||Brief amicus curiae of National Shooting Sports Foundation filed.|
|Sep 15 2015||Reply of petitioners Arie S. Friedman, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 16 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2015.|
|Oct 13 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 16, 2015.|
|Oct 26 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.|
|Nov 2 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.|
|Nov 9 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 13, 2015.|
|Nov 16 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 24, 2015.|
|Nov 30 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 4, 2015.|
|Dec 7 2015||Petition DENIED JUSTICE THOMAS, with whom JUSTICE SCALIA joins, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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