Summary: Challenge to Wake County, NC Sheriff Baker's refusal to accept new applications for pistol purchase permits (PPP) or concealed handgun permits (CHP).
Plaintiffs: Kelly Stafford, Grass Roots North Carolina, Second Amendment Foundation, and Firearms Policy Coalition
Defendants: Gerald M. Baker, in his official capacity as Sheriff of Wake County, North Carolina
Litigation Counsel: Adam Kraut, Firearms Policy Coalition Director of Legal Strategy; Raymond DiGuiseppe, The DiGuiseppe Law Firm, P.C.; Edward H Green III, Coats & Bennett, PLLC.
Docket: E.D. NC case no. 5:20-cv-00123 | CourtListener Docket
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Key Events & Filings
2021-6-14: Order Granting Consent Order
2021-6-14: Joint Motion for Entry of Consent Order, Consent Order
2021-3-2: Answer to complaint
2021-2-18: Order on Motion to Dismiss
2020-6-18: Opposition to Motion to Dismiss
2020-4-28: Motion to Dismiss
2020-3-27: Complaint & Exhibits
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