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Teixeira v. Alameda County, California

Petition for certiorari denied on May 14, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-982 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether, when Second Amendment claims are suitable for means-ends scrutiny, courts must apply some form of heightened scrutiny, or might rational-basis review suffice; and (2) whether the Second Amendment secures a right to sell firearms.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 08 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 9, 2018)
Jan 29 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 9, 2018 to April 10, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 29 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 10, 2018.
Feb 09 2018Brief amicus curiae of The National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. filed.
Feb 09 2018Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Apr 10 2018Brief of respondents Alameda County, California, et al., in opposition filed.
Apr 20 2018Reply of petitioners John Teixeira, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018Petition DENIED.