|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-42||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: Whether state officials violate the Second Amendment by requiring that individuals wishing to exercise their right to carry a handgun for self-defense first prove a “good and substantial reason” for doing so.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 9 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 12, 2013)|
|Jul 9 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.|
|Aug 6 2013||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 9, 2013.|
|Aug 12 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.|
|Aug 12 2013||Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Aug 12 2013||Brief amicus curiae of The American Civil Rights Union filed.|
|Aug 12 2013||Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association, Inc. filed.|
|Aug 12 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|Aug 12 2013||Brief amicus curiae of Academics for the Second Amendment filed.|
|Sep 9 2013||Brief of respondents Denis Gallagher, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Sep 24 2013||Reply of petitioners Raymond Woollard, et al. filed.|
|Sep 25 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.|
|Oct 15 2013||Petition DENIED.|
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