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Woollard v. Gallagher

Petition for certiorari denied on October 15, 2013
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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 9 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 12, 2013)
Jul 9 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 6 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 9, 2013.
Aug 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Aug 12 2013Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners Foundation, et al. filed.
Aug 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of The American Civil Rights Union filed.
Aug 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of National Rifle Association, Inc. filed.
Aug 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Aug 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of Academics for the Second Amendment filed.
Sep 9 2013Brief of respondents Denis Gallagher, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 24 2013Reply of petitioners Raymond Woollard, et al. filed.
Sep 25 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013Petition DENIED.