Mance v. Holder

U.S. District Court
Northern District of Texas (Fort Worth)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:14-cv-00539-O

Mance et al v. Holder et al
Assigned to: Judge Reed C O’Connor
Cause: 28:1343 Violation of Civil Rights
Date Filed: 07/14/2014
Jury Demand: None
Nature of Suit: 440 Civil Rights: Other Civil Rights
Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Defendant

Summary/Issues:  2A/Due Process: Challenges interstate sales ban on handguns. 

Filing Date Filing Party Document Description
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
1/7/2016 Appellee Notice of Supplemental Authority re 27 C.F.R. Section 478.24 (a)
1/6/2016 Court ORAL ARGUMENT HEARD before Judges Prado, Owen, Haynes. Arguing Person Information Updated for: Alan Gura arguing for Appellee Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Andrew Hanson, Tracey Ambeau Hanson and Fredric Russell Mance, Jr.; Arguing Person Information Updated for: Mark Bernard Stern arguing for Appellant Thomas E. Brandon and Loretta Lynch.
1/5/2016 Appellee Notice of Supplemental Authority re Lane v. Holder and NRA v. BATFE
1/4/2016 Appellee Notice of Supplemental Authority re 27 C.F.R. Section 478.24 (a)
12/31/2015 Court Court Directive re Request to Discuss Fourth Circuit’s Decision in Lane v. Holder and NRA v. BATFE
11/16/2015 Court CASE CALENDARED for oral argument on Wednesday, 01/06/2016 in New Orleans in the East Courtroom — AM session. In accordance with our policy, lead counsel only will receive via email at a later date a copy of the court’s docket and an acknowledgment form. All other counsel of record should monitor the court’s website for the posting of the oral argument calendars.
10/28/2015 Appellant APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney(s) Lindsey E. Powell for party(s) Appellant Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General Appellant Thomas E. Brandon, in case 15-10311, by Attorney Tara S. Morrissey for Appellant Thomas E. Brandon in 15-10311, Attorney Tara S. Morrissey for Appellant Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General in 15-10311
10/27/2015 Appellant APPEARANCE FORM received from Ms. Lindsey E. Powell, Esq. for Ms. Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General and Mr. Thomas E. Brandon for the court’s review. Lead Counsel? Yes.. THE IMAGE FOR THIS FILING WILL NOT BE VIEWABLE AS IT CONTAINS SENSITIVE INFORMATION.
10/23/2015 Court Oral Argument Set for January 4, 2016
10/7/2015 Court ATTORNEY NOT PARTICIPATING. Daniel M. Riess is designated as inactive in this case. Reason:as he is not listed on the brief nor has he filed an appearance form.
9/23/2015 Court Paper copies of appellant reply brief filed by Appellants Ms. Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General and Mr. Thomas E. Brandon in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
9/17/2015 Appellant Reply Brief for Appellants
8/27/2015 Court Paper copies of amicus brief filed by National Rifle Association of America, Incorporated in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
8/27/2015 Amicus APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney Michael L. Rice for Amicus Curiae National Shooting Sports Foundation, Incorporated in 15-10311 Sufficient Brief deadline satisfied
8/26/2015 Court Paper copies of amicus brief filed by National Shooting Sports Foundation, Incorporated in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
8/26/2015 Court Court Notice re NRA Amicus Brief Made Sufficient
8/26/2015 Amicus APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney Charles Justin Cooper for Amicus Curiae National Rifle Association of America, Incorporated in 15-10311
8/26/2015 Court Court Notice re NSSF Amicus Brief Made Sufficient
8/25/2015 Court Court Order Granting Unopposed Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
8/24/2015 Amicus Brief of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., as Amicus Curiae In Support of Appellees and Affirmance
8/24/2015 Amicus Brief of Amicus Curiae National Rifle Association of America, Inc. In Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees
8/24/2015 Appellant Unopposed Motion for A 28-Day Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
8/21/2015 Court Paper copies of record excerpts filed by Appellees Mr. Fredric Russell Mance, Jr., Mr. Tracey Ambeau Hanson, Mr. Andrew Hanson and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 4. Paper Copies of Record Excerpts due deadline satisfied.
8/21/2015 Court Paper copies of appellee brief filed by Appellees Mr. Fredric Russell Mance, Jr., Mr. Tracey Ambeau Hanson, Mr. Andrew Hanson and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
8/17/2015 Appellee Appellees’ Record Excerpts
8/17/2015 Appellee Appellees’ Record Excerpts
7/31/2015 Court Paper copies of amicus brief filed by Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
7/29/2015 Court Paper copies of amicus brief filed by Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
7/27/2015 Court Court Notice re LCAV Amicus Brief Made Sufficient
7/27/2015 Amicus Brief of Amicus Curiae The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence In Support of Appellants and Reversal
7/24/2015 Amicus APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney Sean Abram Lev for Amicus Curiae Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in 15-10311
7/23/2015 Amicus APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney John Sorrenti for Amicus Curiae Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence in 15-10311
7/21/2015 Court Paper copies of Brief [ # 7963762-2 ] received as sufficient. Sufficient Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.
7/20/2015 Court Court Letter Indicating No Action Being Taken on Amicus Brief re Brady Center Amicus Brief
7/20/2015 Amicus Consent Motion for Leave to File Brief of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence as Amicus Curiae In Support of Defendants-Appellants
7/20/2015 Court Court Letter Requesting That LCAV File Corrected Certificate of Interested Persons
7/20/2015 Amicus Brief of Amicus Curiae The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence In Support of Appellants and Reversal
7/20/2015 Court Court Letter Requesting Hard Copies of Brady Center’s Amicus Brief
7/20/2015 Amicus Brief of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence as Amicus Curiae In Support of Defendants-Appellants
7/17/2015 Court Paper copies of appellant brief filed by Appellants Ms. Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General and Mr. Thomas E. Brandon in 15-10311 received. Paper copies match electronic version of document? Yes – HOWEVER, the cover should be Blue, # of Copies Provided: 7. Paper Copies of Brief due deadline satisfied.. Sufficient Paper Copies of Brief due on 07/22/2015 for Appellants Thomas E. Brandon and Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General
7/13/2015 Appellant Court Letter Requesting Hard Copies of Appellants Excerpts of Record
7/13/2015 Appellant Government’s Record Excerpts
7/13/2015 Appellant Court Letter Requesting Hard Copies of Appellants Brief
7/13/2015 Appellant Brief for Appellants
7/7/2015 Court LETTER OF ADVISEMENT. Reason: Thomas E. Brandon has replaced B. Todd Jones as Acting Director of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
7/7/2015 Court LETTER OF ADVISEMENT. Reason: Thomas E. Brandon replaced B. Todd Jones as Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
6/1/2015 Court Briefing Notice
6/1/2015 Court ELECTRONIC RECORD ON APPEAL FILED. Exhibits on File in District Court? No. Electronic ROA deadline satisfied.
5/7/2015 Court ELECTRONIC RECORD ON APPEAL REQUESTED FROM DISTRICT COURT for 4:14-CV-539. Electronic ROA due on 05/21/2015.
5/6/2015 Court TRANSCRIPT FILED IN DISTRICT COURT Transcript Order: Court Reporter: Denver Bryan Roden, Dt. Filed in Dist. Ct: 05/06/2015 Transcript deadline satisfied. Court Reporter Discount Date canceled
5/6/2015 Court ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Transcript Order: Court Reporter: Denver Bryan Roden, Est. Completion Dt: 05/15/2015, Est. No.of Pgs: 90, Dt. Fin Arrangements Made: 04/15/2015, Dt. Trans. to be Filed: 05/15/2015, Proceeding Type and Date: Motion Hearing 01/20/2015. Ct. Reporter Acknowledgment ddl satisfied. Transcript due on 05/15/2015 for Denver Bryan Roden, Court Reporter. Court Reporter Discount Date is 05/15/2015 for Denver Bryan Roden, Court Reporter
5/6/2015 Court Court Reporter Notice Indicating That Transcripts Ordered By Appellants Have Been Filed With The Court
5/6/2015 Court Court Reporter Acknowledgment of Transcript Order
5/6/2015 Appellant APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney(s) Mark Bernard Stern for party(s) Appellant Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General Appellant B. Todd Jones, in case 15-10311
5/4/2015 Court TRANSCRIPT ORDER received from Appellants Mr. B. Todd Jones and Ms. Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General. DETAILS: Transcript Order: Court Reporter: Denver Bryan Roden, Proceeding Type and Date: Motion Hearing 01/20/2015. Transcript Order ddl satisfied. Ct. Reporter Acknowledgment due on 05/19/2015 for Denver Roden, Court Reporter. Electronic Filing Processed:
5/4/2015 Appellant Attorney Transcript Order
5/1/2015 Appellant APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney(s) Tara S. Morrissey for party(s) Appellant Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General Appellant B. Todd Jones, in case 15-10311
4/30/2015 Appellant APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney(s) Michael S. Raab for party(s) Appellant Loretta Lynch, U. S. Attorney General Appellant B. Todd Jones, in case 15-10311
4/27/2015 Appellee APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney(s) William Bryan Mateja for party(s) Appellee Fredric Russell Mance Jr. Appellee Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Appellee Andrew Hanson Appellee Tracey Ambeau Hanson, in case 15-10311
4/27/2015 Appellee APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney Alan Gura for Appellee Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in 15-10311, Attorney Alan Gura for Appellee Andrew Hanson in 15-10311, Attorney Alan Gura for Appellee Tracey Ambeau Hanson in 15-10311, Attorney Alan Gura for Appellee Fredric Russell Mance Jr. in 15-10311
4/21/2015 Court Initial Case Check
4/14/2015 Appellant Notice of Appeal
 USDC – Texas – Northern District
6/2/2015 Court Record on Appeal for USCA5 15-10311 (related to #52 appeal): Transmitted to Alan Gura @ Gura & Possessky, 105 Oronoco Street, Suite 305, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, on disk only by mail.
6/2/2015 Court Record on Appeal for USCA5 15-10311 (related to #52 appeal): Transmitted to T Morrissey @ US Department of Justice – Civil Division, 950 Pennsylvaina Ave, NW, Room 7261, Washington, DC 20530 on disk only by mail.
6/2/2015 Court Record on Appeal for USCA5 15-10311 (related to #52 appeal): Record consisting of: 1 ECF electronic record, 1 Volume(s) electronic transcript,. To request a copy of the record, #contact the appeals deputy in advance to arrange delivery.
5/6/2015 Court Notice of Filing of Official Electronic Transcript of Hearing on Motions For Summary Judgment Proceedings held on 01-20-2015 before Judge Reed C. O’Connor. Court Reporter/Transcriber Denver B. Roden, RPR, RMR, Telephone number 214-753-2298. Parties are notified of their #duty to review the transcript. A copy may be purchased from the court reporter or viewed at the clerk’s office public terminal. If redaction is necessary, a #Redaction Request – Transcript must be filed within 21 days. If no such Request is filed, the transcript will be made available via PACER without redaction after 90 calendar days. If redaction request filed, this transcript will not be accessible via PACER; see redacted transcript. The clerk will mail a copy of this notice to parties not electronically noticed. (90 pages) Redaction Request due 5/27/2015. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 6/8/2015. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 8/4/2015.
5/6/2015 Court USCA Case Number 15-10311 in U S Court of Appeals 5th Circuit for #52 Notice of Appeal, filed by Eric H Holder, Jr, B Todd Jones.
4/16/2015 Court Order Deferring Ruling on Plaintiffs’ Bill of Costs
4/15/2015 Defendant Reply Brief In Support of Defendants’ Motion for Review of Clerk’s Taxation of Costs
4/15/2015 Defendant Transcript Order Form
4/10/2015 Defendant Notice of Appeal
4/1/2015 Plaintiff Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Review of Clerk’s Taxation of Costs
3/11/2015 Defendant Motion for Review of Clerk’s Taxation of Costs
3/10/2015 Defendant Objection to Plaintiffs’ Bill of Costs
3/10/2015 Plaintiff Bill of Costs Taxed for $424.72
2/26/2015 Court Order Denying Defendants’ Motion for 60-Day Stay
2/25/2015 Defendant Reply In Support of Defendants’ Motion for 60-Day Stay
2/24/2015 Plaintiff BILL OF COSTS by Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Andrew Hanson, Tracey Ambeau Hanson, Fredric Russell Mance, Jr. (Mateja, William)
2/19/2015 Plaintiff Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Stay
2/13/2015 Defendant Certificate of Conference
2/13/2015 Defendant Defendants’ Motion for Sixty Day Stay and Brief In Support
2/11/2015 Court Final Judgment
2/11/2015 Court Memorandum Opinion and Order
1/20/2015 Court ELECTRONIC Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Reed C O’Connor: Motion Hearing held on 1/20/2015 re 15 Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Eric H Holder, Jr, B Todd Jones, 21 Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Andrew Hanson, Fredric Russell Mance, Jr, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Tracey Ambeau Hanson. Attorney Appearances: Plaintiff – Alan Gura; Defense – Lesley Farby. (Court Reporter: Denver Roden) (No exhibits) Time in Court – 2:15. (chmb) Modified on 1/21/2015 (chmb).
1/8/2015 Court ELECTRONIC ORDER: Motion Hearing set for 1/20/2015 10:30 AM in US Courthouse, Courtroom 2nd Floor, 501 W. 10th St. Fort Worth, TX 76102-3673 before Judge Reed C O’Connor. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 1/8/2015) (leg) (chmb)
12/17/2014 Court Order Granting Joint Motion to Continue Hearing Date
12/16/2014 Plaintiff Joint Motion to Continue Hearing Date
12/12/2014 Court Order Setting Hearing on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment
11/26/2014 Plaintiff Second Amended Complaint
11/26/2014 Court Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint
11/24/2014 Plaintiff Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Reply to Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
11/24/2014 Plaintiff Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint and Brief in Support Thereof
11/7/2014 Defendant Appendix in Support of Defendants’ Combined Brief in Response to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment
11/7/2014 Defendant Brief in Response to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment 
11/7/2014 Defendant Defendants’ Response to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
10/23/2014 Court Order Granting Defendants’ Unopposed Motion for Leave to File a Combined Response
10/22/2014 Defendant Defendants’ Unopposed Motion for Leave to File a Combined Response Brief to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment
10/17/2014 Plaintiff Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, or in the Alternative for Summary Judgment
10/17/2014 Plaintiff Appendix in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and In Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment
10/17/2014 Plaintiff Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
10/17/2014 Plaintiff Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
10/17/2014 Court Order Granting Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Attorney Alan Gura
10/16/2014 Plaintiff Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Attorney Alan Gura
9/23/2014 Defendant Certificate of Interested Persons
9/23/2014 Defendant Appendix in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss or in the Alternative, for Summary Judgment
9/23/2014 Defendant Brief in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, Or In The Alternative, for Summary Judgment
9/23/2014 Defendant Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, or in the Alternative, for Summary Judgment
9/3/2014 Court Notice to the Parties: Please be advised that as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Judge Reed O’Connor’s chambers will be located at 501 W. 10th Street, Room 202, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. All hearing and trial locations will be provided by individual orders of the court. Any paper copies should be forwarded to his Fort Worth chambers address. If you need to know whether you must send him a paper copy of a document that you have docketed in this case, click here: Judges’ Copy Requirements. (drh)
8/15/2014 Plaintiff Summons Returned Executed as to Eric H. Holder, Jr.
8/15/2014 Plaintiff Summons Returned Executed as to B. Todd Jones
8/15/2014 Plaintiff Summons Returned Executed as to United States Attorney’s Office
7/21/2014 Court Summons Issued as to B. Todd Jones
7/21/2014 Court Summons Issued as to United States Attorney’s Office
7/21/2014 Court Summons Issued as to Eric H. Holder, Jr.
7/21/2014 Plaintiff Summons In A Civil Action as to Defendant United States Attorney’s Office
7/21/2014 Plaintiff Summons In A Civil Action as to Defendant B. Todd Jones
7/21/2014 Plaintiff Summons In A Civil Action as to Defendant Eric H. Holder, Jr.
7/15/2014 Plaintiff First Amended Complaint
7/15/2014 Plaintiff New Case Notes
7/14/2014 Plaintiff Certificate of Interested Persons
7/14/2014 Plaintiff Complaint