Decided

No. 12-1493

Bruce James Abramski, Jr. v. United States

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

See other cases from the Fourth Circuit.

Docket Entries

Record returned for U.S.C.A. 4th Circuit.

JUDGMENT ISSUED

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

Argued. For petitioner: Richard D. Dietz, Winston Salem, N. C. For respondent: Joseph R. Palmore, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioner Bruce James Abramski, Jr. filed. (Distributed)

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

Brief amicus curiae of City of New York filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of States of Hawaii, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Brief amicus curiae of Steve Stockman, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Robert Snellings and Ulysses Grant Early, IV filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)

Joint appendix (2 volumes) filed. (Statement of costs filed.)

Brief of petitioner Bruce James Abramski, Jr. filed.

Record received from the U. S. C. A. Fourth Circuit - (1 envelope). A portion of the record is electronic (Not on PACER). There are also sealed documents in this record.

Record received from U.S.D.C. Western District of Virginia. The record is electronic (Not on PACER).

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Respondent will file respondent's brief on the merits on or before December 24, 2013.

Petitioner will file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits on or before November 26, 2013.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.

Reply of petitioner Bruce James Abramski, Jr. filed.

Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.

Brief amicus curiae of NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund filed.

Brief amici curiae of Steve Stockman, et al. filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 26, 2013.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 25, 2013)

Application (12A955) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 21, 2013.

Application (12A955) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 23, 2013 to June 22, 2013, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Parties

Bruce James Abramski, Jr., Petitioner, represented by Richard D. Dietz

United States, Respondent, represented by Joseph Russell Palmore

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

Amici Curiae

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Elliott Schulder

City of New York, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eric Proshansky

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund, Amicus Curiae, represented by Stefan Bijan Tahmassebi

Robert Snellings and Ulysses Grant Early, IV, Amicus Curiae, represented by Donald E. J. Kilmer Jr.

State of West Virginia, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Elbert Lin

States of Hawaii, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Charles C. Lifland

Steve Stockman, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Herbert W. Titus

 
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