Summary: Federal Second Amendment constitutional challenge to federal lifetime ban under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1) on firearm and ammunition possession/acquisition by those previously convicted of a qualifying non-violent crime.
Plaintiff/Appellee: Raymond Holloway, Jr.
Defendants/Appellants: United States Attorney General Merrick Garland, et al.
Supreme Court Counsel: FPC Director of Research Joseph Greenlee; Erik Jaffe of appellate/Supreme Court boutique firm Schaerr | Jaffe (bio); Joshua Prince; FPC Director of Legal Strategy Adam Kraut
Supreme Court Docket: Link
Background: Joseph G.S. Greenlee, The Historical Justification For Prohibiting Dangerous Persons From Possessing Arms, 20 Wyo. L. Rev. 249 (2020)
Key Events & Filings:
2021-4-19: Petition Denied
2021-3-23: Reply of Raymond Holloway, Jr.
2021-2-26: Amicus brief of Neal Goldfarb
2020-12-3: U.S. Supreme Court - Petition for Certiorari
2020-4-16: The foregoing unopposed motion by Appellant for a 30-Day extension of time to file a response to plaintiff’s petition for rehearing En Banc is granted. The Answer shall be filed on or before May 28, 2020.
2020-4-14: Order directing Attorney General Barr to file a response to petition (Present: SMITH, Chief Judge, McKEE, AMBRO, CHAGARES, JORDAN, HARDIMAN, GREENAWAY, JR., SHWARTZ, KRAUSE, RESTREPO, BIBAS, PORTER, MATEY, PHIPPS, FUENTES, and FISHER, Circuit Judges: "Appellant Attorney General is directed to file an answer to the Appellee’s petition for rehearing within fourteen (14) days from the date of this order. The answer shall not exceed fifteen (15) pages.")
2020-4-1: Petition for En Banc Rehearing
2020-2-5: TEXT ONLY ORDER (Clerk) granting Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Rehearing filed by Appellee Raymond Holloway, Jr. Appellee's petition for rehearing must be filed on or before April 1, 2020. (DW)
2019-10-2: CA3 Oral Argument (audio)
2019-7-15: Government's reply brief
2019-6-24: Appellee's Opposition Brief
2019-4-24: Government's Opening Brief (redacted/sealed)