|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-127||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issues: (1) Whether District of Columbia v. Heller excludes the most popular semiautomatic rifles and magazines from Second Amendment protection; and (2) whether they may be banned even though they are typically possessed for lawful purposes, including self-defense in the home.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 03 2017||Application (16A1074) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 22, 2017 to July 21, 2017, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|May 10 2017||Application (16A1074) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until July 21, 2017.|
|Jul 21 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 25, 2017)|
|Aug 10 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 10, 2017.|
|Aug 21 2017||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.|
|Aug 23 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Edwin Vieira, Jr., et al.|
|Aug 23 2017||Brief amici curiae of Pink Pistols, et al. filed.|
|Aug 25 2017||Brief amici curiae of Law Enforcement Groups, et al. filed.|
|Aug 25 2017||Brief amicus curiae of The National Rifle Association of America, Inc. filed.|
|Aug 25 2017||Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Aug 25 2017||Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia and 20 Other States filed.|
|Aug 25 2017||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|Oct 10 2017||Brief of respondents Lawrence J.Hogan, Governor of Maryland, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 20 2017||Reply of petitioners Stephen V. Kolbe, et al. filed.|
|Oct 24 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2017.|
|Nov 08 2017||Rescheduled.|
|Nov 13 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.|
|Nov 27 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Edwin Vieira, Jr., et al. GRANTED.|
|Nov 27 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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