Decided

No. 14-10154

Stephen L. Voisine and William E. Armstrong, III v. United States

from the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Records from U.S.D.C. Dist. of Maine has been returned.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Alito, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Sotomayor, J., joined as to Parts I and II.

Argued. For petitioners: Virginia G. Villa, St. Croix Falls, Wis. (Appointed by this Court.) For respondent: Ilana H. Eisenstein, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioners Stephen L. Voisine and William E. Armstrong, III filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of National Domestic Violence Hotline, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Everytown for Gun Safety filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Child Justice, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Major Cities Chiefs and the International Brotherhood of Police Officers filed.

Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Record received from the U.S D.C District of Main The record is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of SEALED records contained in 1 envelope.

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioners GRANTED, and Virginia G. Villa, Esq., of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, is appointed to serve as counsel for the petitioners in this case.

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 1st Circuit.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, February 29, 2016

Brief amici curiae of Gun Owners Foundation, et al. filed.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party received from counsel for petitioners Voisine and Armstrong.

Brief of petitioners Stephen L. Voisine and William E. Armstrong, III filed.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including December 17, 2015.

Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2016.

Motion to appoint counsel filed by petitioners Stephen L. Voisine and William E. Armstrong, III.

Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 30, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 16, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2015.

Reply of petitioners Stephen L. Voisine and William E. Armstrong, III filed.

Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.

Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including September 9, 2015.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 10, 2015.

Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due July 9, 2015)

Parties

Stephen L. Voisine and William E. Armstrong, III, Petitioner, represented by Virginia G. Villa

United States, Respondent, represented by Ilana Hope Eisenstein

United States, Respondent, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

Amici Curiae

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Anna P. Engh

Child Justice, Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan L. Diesenhaus

Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Christine Anne Scheuneman

Everytown for Gun Safety, Amicus Curiae, represented by Antonio Jorge Perez-Marques

Gun Owners Foundation, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Herbert W. Titus

Major Cities Chiefs and the International Brotherhood of Police Officers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gregory G. Little

National Domestic Violence Hotline, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Laurel Pyke Malson

National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Mary Kathryn Nagle

 
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