Grace v. District of Columbia

Grace et al v. District Of Columbia et al
Court: District of Columbia
Case No.: 1:15-cv-02234

Filing DateFiling PartyDocument Description
  U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
7/25/2017  Court  Judgment 
7/25/2017  Court Order With holding Issuance of Mandate 
7/25/2017 Court Opinion 
10/7/2016CourtTRANSCRIPT [1640957] of oral argument [16-7067]
9/20/2016CourtORAL ARGUMENT HELD before Judges Henderson, Griffith and Williams.
9/9/2016AppellantFORM 72 submitted by arguing attorney, Loren L. AliKhan, on behalf of Appellants DC and Cathy L. Lanier (For Internal Use Only: Form is restricted to protect counsel’s personal contact information)
9/7/2016AppelleeFORM 72 submitted by arguing attorney, David H. Thompson, on behalf of Appellees Matthew Grace and Pink Pistols (For Internal Use Only: Form is restricted to protect counsel’s personal contact information)
9/7/2016CourtOrder-Allocating-Oral-Argument-Time
8/19/2016AppellantReply-Brief-of-the-District-of-Columbia-and-Metropolitan-Police-Department-Chief-Cathy-Lanier
8/12/2016AmicusBrief for Amici Curiae Western States Sheriffs’ Association, International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers et al In Support of Appellees and In Support of Affirmance
8/12/2016AmicusGrace_Amended Notice of Intent to File Amicus Brief and Representation of Consent
8/12/2016AmicusBrief for Amici Curiae of Gun Owners of America et al. In Support of Plaintiff-Appellees
8/12/2016AmicusBrief of Arizona et al In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees
8/12/2016AmicusBrief for Amicus Curiae National Rifle Association of America, Inc. In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees and Affirmance
8/12/2016AmicusNotice of Intent by National Rifle Association of America, Inc. To File Brief as Amicus Curiae In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees
8/12/2016AmicusNotice of Intent of the States of Arizona, Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana et al to File an Amicus Brief In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees
8/11/2016AmicusGun Owners of America, Inc. et al Notice of Parties’ Consent for Filing of An Amicus Curiae Brief In Support of Appellee
8/10/2016AmicusNotice of Intent to File Amicus Brief and Representation of Consent
8/5/2016AppelleeBrief of Plaintiffs-Appellees
7/19/2016AmicusNotice of Correction to Amicus Curiae Brief of Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence In Support of Appellants District of Columbia and Cathy L. Lanier
7/14/2016AppellantNotice of Correction to Brief for Appellants District of Columbia and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier
7/13/2016AmicusBrief of Amicus Curiae Everytown for Gun Safety In Support of Appellants and Reversal
7/13/2016AmicusBrief of Maryland, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa et al.
7/13/2016AmicusAmicus Curiae Brief of Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in Support of Appellants District of Columbia and Cathy L. Lanier
7/13/2016AmicusNotice of Intent of the States of Maryland, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois et al.
7/13/2016AmicusBrief for Amici Curiae DC Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, DC for Democracy, DC Vote, The League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia_
7/13/2016AmicusAmended Notice of Intent to Participate as Amici Curiae and Representation of Consent of DC Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, DC For Democracy
7/8/2016AppellantCorrected Brief of the District of Columbia and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier
7/6/2016AppellantJoint Appendix
7/6/2016AppellantStatutory Addendum
7/6/2016AppellantBrief of the District of Columbia and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier
7/5/2016AmicusNotice By Everytown for Gun Safety of Intent to File A Brief As Amicus Curiae In Support of Appellants
6/29/2016AmicusNotice of Intent to Participate as Amicus Curiae In Support of Appellant by The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
6/16/2016AmicusNotice of Intent to Participate as Amicus Curiae and Representation of Consent of DC Appleseed Center for Law & Justice
6/16/2016CourtOrder Scheduling Oral Argument
6/10/2016AppelleeEntry of Appearance for Appellees Attorney Charles J. Cooper
6/9/2016CourtOrder Setting New Briefing Schedule
6/8/2016AppellantConsent Motion of Appellants to Extend The Briefing Schedule
6/8/2016AmicusNotice of Intent to Participate as Amicus Curiae In Support of Neither Party By Charles Nichols
6/8/2016CourtPer Curiam Order Granting Motion to Stay
6/6/2016AppellantReply In Support of Motion for A Stay Pending Appeal and to Hold Appeal In Abeyance
6/2/2016AppelleeAppellees Response to Appellants Emergency Motion for A Stay Pending Appeal
6/2/2016CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE [1616376] filed by Charles J. Cooper and co-counsel David H. Thompson and Peter A. Patterson on behalf of Appellees Matthew Grace and Pink Pistols.
5/27/2016CourtOrder re Pending Motion to Stay and Request for Appellees to Respond to Motion to Stay
5/27/2016AppellantEmergency Motion of Appellants For A Stay Pending Appeal and an Immediate Administrative Stay
5/27/2016CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE [1615220] filed by Holly M. Johnson and co-counsel Todd S. Kim; Loren L. AliKhan on behalf of Appellants DC and Cathy L. Lanier.
5/26/2016AppellantNotice of Appeal-District Court Docket
5/26/2016CourtPRIVATE CIVIL CASE docketed.
   U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
1/25/2017 Defendant Praecipe
12/29/2016 Plaintiff Reply Memorandum In Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Entry of A Scheduling Order
12/23/2016 Defendant Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for A Scheduling Order
12/9/2016PlaintiffProposed Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion for Entry of A Scheduling Order
12/9/2016PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Plaintiffs Motion for Entry of A Scheduling Order
12/9/2016PlaintiffPlaintiffs Motion for Entry of A Scheduling Order
5/27/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER denying #48 Motion to Stay. In light of the Court of Appeals’ issuance this afternoon of an administrative stay of this Court’s order granting plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction, defendants’ Motion to Stay is hereby DENIED AS MOOT. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 5/27/2016.
5/27/2016 Transmission of Notice of Appeal and Docket
5/26/2016CourtUSCA Case Number 16-7067 for #52 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CATHY LANIER.
5/26/2016DefendantNotice of Appeal
5/24/2016DefendantDefendants’ Reply In Support of A Stay Pending Appeal
5/23/2016PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for a Stay Pending Appeal for an Immediate Administrative Stay
5/20/2016DefendantCorrected Notice of Withdrawal of Appearance for Assistant Attorney General Chad A. Naso
5/20/2016CourtNOTICE OF ERROR re #47 Notice of Withdrawal of Appearance; emailed to chad.naso@dc.gov, cc’d 28 associated attorneys — The PDF file you docketed contained errors: 1. Incorrect header/caption/case number, 2. Please refile document, 3. Entered in error; Incorrect case number and captionl; Please Refile.
5/19/2016DefendantDefendants’ Motion to Stay The Court’s May 17, 2016 Order Pending Appeal and Motion for an Immediate Administrative Stay
5/19/2016DefendantNotice of Withdrawal of Appearance for Assistant Attorney General Chad A. Naso
5/17/2016CourtOrder
5/17/2016CourtMemorandum Opinion
3/25/2016PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Notice of Supplemental Authority re Caetano v. Massachusetts, No. 14-10078

Exhibit 1

3/14/2016PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Reply In Support of Their Motion to Consolidate the Preliminary Injunction Proceedings with the Determination on the Merits
3/7/2016DefendantDefendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority re Wrenn v. Distirct of Columbia

Exhibit 1 to Defendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority re Wrenn v. Distirct of Columbia

3/4/2016DefendantProposed Order re Plaintiffs’ Motion to Consolidate the Preliminary Injunction Proceedings
3/4/2016DefendantRule 56(d) Declaration of Andrew J. Saindon
3/4/2016DefendantDefendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Consolidate The Preliminary Injunction Proceedings with Determination on the Merits
2/24/2016PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Supplemental Brief in Support of Their Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent Injunction
2/24/2016DefendantDefendants’ Supplemental Brief in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary Injunction

Defendants’ Exhibit A – Founding Fathers Statement

Defendants’ Exhibit B – Small Declaration

Defendants’ Exhibit C – Grace Application

2/24/2016PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Proposed Scheduling Order
2/24/2016DefendantDefendants’ Proposed Scheduling Order
2/24/2016DefendantLocal Rule 16.3 Report
2/16/2016PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities In Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion to Consolidate the Preliminary Injunction Proceedings with the Determination on the Merits
2/16/2016PlaintiffMotion to Consolidate the Preliminary Injunction Proceedings with the Determination on the Merits
2/16/2016DefendantDefendants’ Response to Plaintiffs’ Objection to Notice of Related
2/11/2016PlaintiffObjection to Notice of Related Case
2/11/2016DefendantNotice of Related Case
2/10/2016CourtTRANSCRIPT OF PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION PROCEEDINGS before Judge Richard J. Leon held on February 2, 2016; Page Numbers: 1-78. Date of Issuance: February 10, 2016. Court Reporter/Transcriber: William Zaremba; Telephone number: (202) 354-3249. Transcripts may be ordered by submitting the #Transcript Order Form.For the first 90 days after this filing date, the transcript may be viewed at the courthouse at a public terminal or purchased from the court reporter referenced above. After 90 days, the transcript may be accessed via PACER. Other transcript formats, (multi-page, condensed, PDF or ASCII) may be purchased from the court reporter.NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have twenty-one days to file with the court and the court reporter any request to redact personal identifiers from this transcript. If no such requests are filed, the transcript will be made available to the public via PACER without redaction after 90 days. The policy, which includes the five personal identifiers specifically covered, is located on our website at www.dcd.uscourts.gov. Redaction Request due 3/2/2016. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 3/12/2016. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 5/10/2016.(wz)
2/4/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER. At the Hearing in this matter held on February 2, 2016, the Court allowed the parties to submit supplemental briefs within two (2) weeks of receipt of the transcript. Upon consideration thereof, it is ORDERED that the parties supplemental briefs may not exceed fifteen (15) pages in length. SO ORDERED. By Judge Richard J. Leon on 2/4/2016.
2/2/2016CourtMinute Entry: Motion Hearing held on 2/2/2016 before Judge Richard J. Leon re #6 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction and/or MOTION for Permanent Injunction filed by MATTHEW GRACE, PINK PISTOLS; Motion heard and taken under advisement. Parties may file supplemental briefs within two weeks from receipt of the transcript. Plaintiffs’ motion for consolidation, if any, is due within two weeks of the hearing. (Court Reporter William Zaremba) (tb) Modified on 2/3/2016.
1/29/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER granting 29 plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Short Response to the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s Amicus Curiae Brief. It is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED. It is further ORDERED that [27-2] plaintiffs’ proposed memorandum in response is deemed filed in the above-captioned case. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 1/29/2016.
1/29/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER granting #25 Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Defendants by BRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE. It is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 1/29/2016.
1/29/2016DefendantNOTICE of Appearance by Holly Michelle Johnson on behalf of All Defendants (Johnson, Holly)
1/28/2016DefendantProposed Order re Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Short Response Brief
1/28/2016DefendantDefendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Short Response Brief
1/27/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of the defendant’s #26 Motion to Reschedule Hearing; it is hereby ordered that the motion is GRANTED IN PART; and it is further order that the preliminary injunction hearing will commence at 1:30 p.m. on 02/02/16 before Judge Richard Judge Leon. SO ORDERED – Judge Richard J. Leon on 01/27/16
1/26/2016PlaintiffProposed Order re Memorandum In Opposition to the Brady Center’s Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief and Motion in the Alternative for Leave to File a Short Response Brief
1/26/2016PlaintiffMemorandum In Opposition to the Brady Center’s Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief and Motion in the Alternative for Leave to File a Short Response Brief
1/26/2016PlaintiffProposed Order re Unopposed Motion to Reschedule Hearing
1/26/2016PlaintiffUnopposed Motion to Reschedule Hearing
1/22/2016 Motion of Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence for Leave to File an Amicus BriefExhibit A Proposed Amicus Brief

Exhibit B Proposed Order

1/22/2016AmicusAppearance of Counsel for Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
1/22/2016PlaintiffReply Memorandum In Support of Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent InjunctionExhibit 1 
1/220/2016CourtSet/Reset Hearings: Preliminary Injunction Hearing set for 2/2/2016 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom 18 before Judge Richard J. Leon. (tb)
1/20/2016CourtSet/Reset Hearings: Preliminary Injunction Hearing set for 2/2/2016 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom 30A before Judge Richard J. Leon.
1/20/2016CourtMINUTE SCHEDULING ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that a hearing on plaintiffs’ [Dkt. #6] Application for a Preliminary and/or Permanent Injunction shall be held before the undersigned on February 2, 2016 at 2:30 PM in Courtroom 18. It is further ORDERED that the following schedule shall govern the presentation of oral argument at the hearing: (1) each side shall have a total of 40 minutes; (2) each side may allocate up to 10 minutes of its time to amici; and (3) plaintiffs may reserve up to 10 minutes of their time for rebuttal. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 1/20/16. (lcrjl2, )
1/19/2016AmicusBrief of Everytown for Gun Safety As Amicus Curiae In Support of Defendants

Appendix of Historical Laws of Amicus Curiae Everytown For Gun Safety Part One

Appendix of Historical Laws of Amicus Curiae Everytown For Gun Safety Part Two

Appendix of Historical Laws of Amicus Curiae Everytown For Gun Safety Part Three

1/19/2016AmicusBrief of Amicus Curiae National Rifle Association of America, Inc. In Support of Plaintiffs
1/19/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER granting #18 Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Defendants by EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY. It is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 1/19/16. (lcrjl2, )
1/19/2016CourtMINUTE ORDER granting #15 Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs by the NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC. It is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 1/19/16.
1/15/2016DefendantDefendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent Injunction
1/15/2016DefendantProposed Order to Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent Injunction
1/15/2016DefendantDefendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent InjunctionDefendants’ Appendix
1/15/2016AmicusMotion of Everytown for Gun Safety for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief In Support of DefendantsExhibit 1 Brief of Everytown for Gun Safety As Amicus Curiae In Support of DefendantsExhibit 2 Appendix of Historical Laws Part OneExhibit 3 Appendix of Historical Laws Part TwoExhibit 4 Appendix of Historical Laws Part ThreeExhibit 5 Proposed Order
1/15/2016AmicusNotice of Appearance as to Amicus Curiae Everytown for Gun Safety
1/12/2016DefendantAnswer
1/4/2016AmicusMotion of the National Rifle Association of America, Inc. for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs
1/4/2016AmicusAppearance of Counsel Erin Murphy as to Amicus Curiae National Rifle Association of America, Inc.
1/4/2016AmicusAppearance of Counsel Paul Clement as to Amicus Curiae National Rifle Association of America, Inc.
12/29/2015CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Defendants’ opposition to plaintiffs’ Application for a Preliminary and/or Permanent Injunction, if any, is due on or before 1/15/2016; Plaintiffs’ reply, if any, is due on or before 1/22/2016.
12/29/2015CourtCase Management Order
12/29/2015CourtMINUTE SCHEDULING ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that the parties’ #7 Consent Motion to Establish Schedule for Plaintiffs’ Application for a Preliminary and/or Permanent Injunction is GRANTED. The following schedule shall govern the above-captioned case: (1) Defendants’ opposition to plaintiffs’ #6 Application for a Preliminary and/or Permanent Injunction, if any, is due on or before January 15, 2016; (2) Plaintiffs’ reply, if any, is due on or before January 22, 2016. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 12/29/2015.
12/29/2015PlaintiffReturn of Service of Summons In A Civil Case as to Defendant Metropolitan Police Department
12/29/2015PlaintiffReturn of Service of Summons In A Civil Case as to Defendant Cathy Lanier
12/29/2015PlaintiffReturn of Service of Summons In A Civil Case as to Defendant Mayor Muriel Bowser
12/29/2015PlaintiffReturn of Service of Summons In A Civil Case as to Defendant Office of the Attorney General
12/29/2015PlaintiffProposed Order Regarding Schedule for Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent Injunction
12/29/2015PlaintiffConsent Motion to Establish Schedule for Plaintiffs’ Application for A Preliminary and or Permanent Injunction
12/28/2015PlaintiffApplication for A Preliminary and or Permanent InjunctionExhibit 1 MemorandumExhibit 2 Proposed OrderExhibit 3 Declaration of Matthew GraceExhibit 4 Denial LetterExhibit 5 Declaration of Gwendolyn PattonExhibit 6 Sample Application

Exhibit 7 

Exhibit 8

12/28/2015PlaintiffNotice of Appearance as to Plaintiffs Counsel Charles J. Cooper
12/23/2015DefendantNotice of Appearance as to Defendants Counsel Cathy Lanier
12/22/2015CourtNotice of Right to Consent to Trial Before A United States Magistrate Judge
12/22/2015PlaintiffNotice of Appearance as to Plaintiffs Counsel Peter A. Patterson
12/22/2015PlaintiffCorporate Disclosure Statement
12/22/2015PlaintiffSummons In A Civil Action As To Defendant District of Columbia
12/22/2015PlaintiffCivil Case Cover Sheet
12/22/2015PlaintiffComplaint for Declaratory Judgment and Injunction