Summary: Federal lawsuit challenging the State of New Jersey’s laws that prevent individuals from carrying a loaded handgun outside of the home for self-defense and the regulations as they relate to applications for and issuance of carry permits

Plaintiffs: Stanley Bennett, Michael Hucker, Firearms Policy Coalition, The Second Amendment Foundation, New Jersey Second Amendment Society

Defendants: Andrew Davis, Chief of Police of the Borough of Clayton Police Department; Robert White, Public Safety Director of the Town of Guttenberg Police Department; Gurbir Grewal, Attorney General of New Jersey, Patrick Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police

Litigation Counsel: Raymond DiGuiseppe, David Jensen, Adam Kraut

Docket: D. NJ case no. 1:20-cv-15406 | CourtListener Docket

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Key Events & Filings:

2021-5-12: TEXT ORDER This matter comes before the Court upon a letter filed by Defendants Gurbir Grewal and Patrick J. Callahan on behalf of all the parties requesting the Court stay this matter. The matter is hereby ADMINISTRATIVELY TERMINATED pending a decision issued in New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn., Inc., et al. v. Keith M. Corlett, et al., No. 20-843 (2nd Cir. 2020) now before the Supreme Court of the United States.

2021-5-10: Letter Requesting Stay

2021-5-10: Defendant Andrew Davis’s Answer

2020-11-02: Complaint

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