|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-1272||1st Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) Whether the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a firearm outside the home for self-defense and (2) whether the government may deny categorically the exercise of the right to carry a firearm outside the home to typical law-abiding citizens by conditioning the exercise of the right on a showing of a special need to carry a firearm.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 21 2018||Application (18A660) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 31, 2019 to April 1, 2019, submitted to Justice Breyer.|
|Dec 26 2018||Application (18A660) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until April 1, 2019.|
|Apr 01 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 6, 2019)|
|Apr 09 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Michael Gould, et al.|
|Apr 30 2019||Letter of substitution of respondent received.|
|May 06 2019||Brief of respondent Commonwealth of Massachusetts in opposition filed.|
|May 06 2019||Brief of respondents Andrew Lipson, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 20 2019||Reply of petitioners Michael Gould, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|May 21 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/6/2019.|
|Apr 27 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/1/2020.|
|May 11 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.|
|May 18 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.|
|May 22 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/28/2020.|
|Jun 01 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/4/2020.|
|Jun 08 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.|
|Jun 15 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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