|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act’s predicate exception encompasses alleged violations of broad, generally applicable state statutes, such as the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, which forbids “unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.”
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 16 2019||Application (18A1185) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 17, 2019 to August 1, 2019, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|May 17 2019||Application (18A1185) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until August 1, 2019.|
|Aug 01 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 4, 2019)|
|Aug 23 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 4, 2019 to October 4, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Aug 27 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 4, 2019.|
|Sep 03 2019||Brief amici curiae of National Rifle Association of America, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Brief amici curiae of Twenty-Two Members of the United States House of Representatives filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al. filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Brief amicus curiae of National Shooting Sports Foundation filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Brief amici curiae of Professors of Second Amendment Law, et al. filed.|
|Sep 04 2019||Certificate of Service filed with respect to amicus curiae brief of Professors of Scond Amendment Law, et al.|
|Sep 04 2019||Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners of America, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Oct 04 2019||Brief of respondents Donna L. Soto, Administratrix of the Estate of Victoria L. Soto, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 18 2019||Reply of petitioners Remington Arms Co., LLC, et al. filed.|
|Oct 23 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/8/2019.|
|Nov 12 2019||Petition DENIED.|
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