|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-704||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether San Francisco’s attempt to deprive law-abiding individuals of immediate access to operable handguns in their own homes is any more constitutional than the District of Columbia's invalidated effort to do the same.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 18 2014||Application (14A311) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 15, 2014 to November 14, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Sep 23 2014||Application (14A311) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until November 14, 2014.|
|Oct 31 2014||Application (14A311) to extend further the time from November 14, 2014 to December 12, 2014, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Nov 4 2014||Application (14A311) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until December 12, 2014.|
|Dec 12 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 15, 2015)|
|Dec 31 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 13, 2015.|
|Jan 5 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondents.|
|Jan 6 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.|
|Jan 7 2015||Brief amici curiae of Nebraska, et al. filed.|
|Jan 12 2015||Brief amici curiae of The Congress of Racial Equality, et al. filed.|
|Jan 15 2015||Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Jan 15 2015||Brief amici curiae of Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Jan 30 2015||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 13, 2015.|
|Mar 13 2015||Brief of respondents City and County of San Francisco, California, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 31 2015||Reply of petitioners Espanola Jackson, et al. filed.|
|Apr 1 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 17, 2015.|
|Apr 16 2015||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 20 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 24, 2015.|
|Apr 27 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 1, 2015.|
|May 4 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2015.|
|May 18 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.|
|May 26 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 28, 2015.|
|Jun 1 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 4, 2015.|
|Jun 8 2015||Petition DENIED. Justice Thomas, with whom Justice Scalia joins, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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