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Russell v. New Jersey

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1419 N.J. Super. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Second Amendment protects the right to carry arms outside of the home for self-defense; and (2) whether the government may deny law-abiding citizens their exercise of the right to carry a handgun outside of their homes by conditioning the exercise of the right on showings of need.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 02 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 10, 2021)
Apr 13 2021Waiver of right of respondent New Jersey to respond filed.
May 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/27/2021.
May 17 2021Response Requested. (Due June 16, 2021)
Jun 09 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 16, 2021 to July 16, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 09 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 16, 2021.
Jul 15 2021Brief of respondent State of New Jersey in opposition filed.