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Garland v. Cargill

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-976 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a bump stock device is a “machinegun” as defined in 26 U.S.C. § 5845(b) because it is designed and intended for use in converting a rifle into a machinegun, i.e., into a weapon that fires “automatically more than one shot ... by a single function of the trigger.”

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 06 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 8, 2023)
Apr 24 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 8, 2023 to June 7, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 25 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 7, 2023.
May 08 2023Brief amici curiae of Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, et al. filed.
Jun 07 2023Brief of respondent Michael Cargill in support filed.
Jun 21 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/26/2023.
Jun 21 2023Reply of petitioners Merrick B. Garland, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 02 2023Rescheduled.
Sep 20 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2023.