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Pena v. Horan

Petition for certiorari denied on June 15, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-843 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether California’s Unsafe Handgun Act violates the Second Amendment by banning handguns of the kind in common use for traditional lawful purposes.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 16 2018Application (18A178) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Aug 20 2018Application (18A178) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until December 31, 2018.
Dec 28 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2019)
Jan 11 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 4, 2019 to March 6, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 16 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 6, 2019.
Feb 01 2019Brief amici curiae of Professors of Second Amendment Law, et al. filed.
Feb 04 2019Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al. filed.
Feb 04 2019Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Feb 04 2019Brief amici curiae of Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief of respondent Martin Horan, Director, California Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms in opposition filed.
Mar 18 2019Reply of petitioners Ivan Pena, et al. filed.
Mar 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Apr 27 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/1/2020.
May 11 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 18 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/21/2020.
May 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/28/2020.
Jun 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/4/2020.
Jun 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
Jun 15 2020Petition DENIED.
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