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