Palmer v. District of Columbia

U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:09-cv-01482-FJS

PALMER et al v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA et al
Assigned to: Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr
Cause: 42:1983 Civil Rights Act
Date Filed: 08/06/2009
Date Terminated: 07/29/2014
Jury Demand: None
Nature of Suit: 950 Constitutional – State Statute
Jurisdiction: Federal Question

Summary/Issues: 2A; Challenge to prohibition against open or concealed carry in District of Columbia.

DateFiling PartyDocument
 United States Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit
4/2/2015CourtOrder Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal
4/2/2015AppellantMotion of Appellants to Voluntarily Dismiss This Appeal
4/2/2015Court MANDATE ISSUED to Clerk, District Court [14-7180]
3/27/2015AmicusNotice of Intent to Participate as Amicus Curiae and Representation of Consent of DC Appleseed Center for Law & Justice
3/27/2015CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE [1544808] filed by Paul R.Q. Wolfson and co-counsel Francesco Valentini on behalf of Amicus Curiae for Appellant DC Appleseed Center for Law & Justice. [14-7180] (Valentini, Francesco)
3/12/2015AmicusUnopposed Notice of Intent to File Amicus Curiae Brief In Support of Appellant By Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
3/2/2015AppelleeAppellees’ Response to Appellants’ Motion to Enlarge Briefing Schedule 
3/2/2015CourtCLERK’S ORDER filed [1540276] granting appellants’ motion to enlarge the briefing schedule by thirty days [ # 1539894-2 ], The following revised briefing schedule will now apply: APPELLANT Brief due 04/15/2015. APPENDIX due 04/15/2015. APPELLEE Brief due on 05/15/2015. APPELLANT Reply Brief due 05/29/2015 [14-7180]  
2/27/2015AppellantMotion of Appellants to Enlarge The Briefing Schedule By 30 Days
2/3/2015CourtCLERK’S ORDER filed [1535753] setting briefing schedule: APPELLANT Brief due 03/16/2015. APPENDIX due 03/16/2015. APPELLEE Brief due on 04/15/2015. APPELLANT Reply Brief due 04/29/2015 [14-7180]
1/16/2015CourtPalmer v. D.C._Per Curium Order Denying Motion to Hold Case in Abeyance
12/12/2014AppellantReply of Appellants in Support of Their Motion to Hold The Case In Abeyance and for Associated Relief
12/8/2014AppelleeAppellees’ Opposition to Appellants’ Motion to Hold Case In Abeyance and for Associated Relief
11/25/2014AppellantMotion of Appellants to Hold Case In Abeyance and for Associated Relief
11/25/2014CourtINCORRECT DOCKET ENTRY-DISREGARD–MOTION filed [1524395] by DC and Cathy L. Lanier to hold case in abeyance (Response to Motion served by mail due on 12/08/2014) [Service Date: 11/25/2014 by CM/ECF NDA] Pages: 1-10. [14-7180]–[Edited 11/26/2014 by JJA] (Johnson, Holly)
11/25/2014AppellantEntry of Appearance for District of Columbia
11/19/2014AppelleeAppellees’ Motion for Summary Affirmance
11/19/2014AppelleeCorporate Disclosure Statement
11/19/2014AppelleeCertificate As To Parties, Rulings and Related Cases
11/19/2014AppelleeEntry of Appearance for Appellee Second Amendment Foundation, Inc.
11/19/2014AppellantNotice of Appeal and District Court Docket
11/19/2014AppellantNotice of Appeal
 District of Columbia District Case
12/11/2014PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities in Reply to Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Hold Defendants in Contempt
12/4/2014DefendantDefendants’ Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Hold Defendants in Contempt
11/20/2014CourtMinute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr: Motion Hearing held on 11/20/2014. Oral argument heard re 83 MOTION for Order to Show Cause. (Court Reporter Jan Dickman)
11/20/2014CourtTEXT SCHEDULING ORDER: regarding the # 83 Motion for Order to Show Cause. Response to Motion due by 12/4/2014. Reply to Response to Motion due by 12/11/2014. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. on 11/20/2014. (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 11/20/2014)
11/19/2014CourtUSCA Case Number 14-7180 for 78 Corrected Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by CATHY L. LANIER, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 76 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by CATHY L. LANIER, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (sth, ) (Entered: 11/20/2014)
11/19/2014CourtTEXT Minute Entry for Telephone Conference held on 11/19/2014 before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr: Court advised that it would hear oral argument tomorrow, as scheduled, on motion for permanent injunction and motion for an order to have Defendants show cause why the Court should not hold Defendants in contempt. All agreed that the first issue to address was the scope of the Court’s jurisdiction given Defendants filing of Notice of Appeal. Court advised it would also hear arguments on the merits of Plaintiffs’ motions. Appearances: Alan Gura, Esq. for pltfs; Andrew Saindon, Esq. for defts. (Scullin, Frederick)
11/18/2014PlaintiffMotion to Hold Defendants in Contempt
11/18/2014DefendantResponse to Plaintiffs’ Response to Defendants’ Notice re Jurisdiction
11/17/2014PlaintiffResponse to Defendants’ Notice re Jurisdiction
11/17/2014CourtTransmission of Notice of Appeal
11/17/2014CourtTEXT SCHEDULING NOTICE: A Telephone Conference is set for 11/19/2014 at 10:00 AM before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. Plaintiff’s attorney is directed to coordinate with opposing counsel and initiate the call to Chambers. (Scullin, Frederick)
11/14/2014DefendantCorrected Notice of Filing of Appeal and Suggestion of lack of Jurisdiction
11/14/2014DefendantCorrected Notice of Appeal
11/14/2014DefendantNotice of Filing of Appeal and Suggestion of Lack of Jurisdiction
11/14/2014DefendantNotice of Appeal
11/6/2014CourtMemorandum-Decision and Order Denying Defendants’ Motion for Reconsideration
10/30/2014PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities in Reply to Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Permanent Injunction 
10/20/2014DefendantMemorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Permanent Injunction
10/17/2014CourtMinute Entry for Motion Hearing held before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. on 10/17/14 : Defendants’ Motion for Reconsideration 63, heard, argued and denied. The Court will issued a written opinion. Oral Argument on Plaintiffs’ Motion for Permanent Injunction 71 set for 11/20/14 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 21. (Court Reporter : Bowles Reporting Service – Ctrm. 5; FTR Time Frame: 10:33:29 – 11:04:03) (kk)
10/16/2014PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Morris v. US Corps of Army Engineers
10/2/2014PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Motion for Permanent Injunction
9/26/2014PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Binderup v. Holder
9/25/2014CourtOrder Granting Motion to Stay Briefing on Attorneys Fees
9/25/2014DefendantConsent Motion to Stay Briefing on Attorneys Fees
9/23/2014CourtSet/Reset Hearings: Motion Hearing set for 10/17/2014 10:30 AM in A courtroom will be determined at a later date. before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr.. (zmm, )
9/22/2014DefendantReply in Support of Motion for Reconsideration
9/17/2014CourtOrder re Memorandum and Order for Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment
9/11/2014PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Reconsideration
8/26/2014DefendantTEXT ORDER: Granting the # 62 Motion for Extension of Time to File Opposition to the # 59 Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs. Opposition due 9/29/2014. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 8/26/2014.
8/25/2014DefendantDefendants’ Motion for Reconsideration
8/25/2014DefendantDefendants’ Consent Motion for Extension of Time
8/19/2014CourtTEXT NOTICE TO COUNSEL FROM COURT: Objections to the # 61 Bill of Costs due by 9/3/2014.
8/19/2014PlaintiffDefendants’ Bill of Costs
8/18/2014DefendantDefendants’ Reply to Motion to Stay
8/12/2014PlaintiffMotion for Attorneys Fees and Costs
8/5/2014CourtReset Deadlines as to 56 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Motion for Attorney Fees and Expenses. Replies due by 8/18/2014.
8/5/2014CourtTEXT ORDER granting 55 Motion for Extension of Time to file a Reply to Response to 52 Motion to Stay until 8/18/2014.. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 8/5/2014.
8/4/2014PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities In Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Stay Pending Appeal
8/4/2014PlaintiffConsent Motion for Extension of Time re Motion for Attorneys Fees and Costs
7/29/2014DefendantDefendants’ Consent Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply
7/29/2014CourtClerk’s Judgment In Favor of Plaintiffs’ and Against Defendants’
7/29/2014CourtOrder Granting Defendants’ Motion to Stay
7/28/2014DefendantDefendants’ Partial Unopposed Motion to Stay Pending Appeal or in the Alternative, for 180 Days for Immediate Administrative Stay
7/26/2014CourtMemorandum-Decision and Order re Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
3/31/2014CourtTEXT ORDER denying 34 Motion to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum.IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 3/31/2014. (Scullin, Frederick)
2/18/2014PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Peruta v. County of San Diego
1/11/2014PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Morris v. U.S. Corps of Army Engineers
12/2/2013PlaintiffNOTICE of Change of Address by Alan Gura (Gura, Alan)
9/26/2013PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Conley v. United States
9/12/2013PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Moore v. Madigan and People v. Aguilar
8/9/2013PlaintiffMotion to Expedite Proceedings
12/11/2012PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority re Moore v. Madigan
12/5/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Response to Defendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority re Thorne v. United States
12/4/2012DefendantDefendants Notice of Supplemental Authority re Thorne v. United States
10/26/2012CourtNOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please disregard courtroom designation notice. Notice was entered in error. (Scullin, Frederick)
10/26/2012CourtCourtroom Designation for November 1, 2012 10:30am. All counsel please report to Courtroom #17. (Scullin, Frederick)
10/4/2012PlaintiffReply Brief Re Standing
10/4/2012DefendantDefendant’s Response to Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Brief Re Standing
10/1/2012PlaintiffSupplemental Brief Re Standing
10/1/2012CourtMinute Entry; Proceedings held before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr: Motion Hearing held on 10/1/2012. Taken Under Advisement: 5 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION, INC., GEORGE LYON, AMY MCVEY, TOM G. PALMER, EDWARD RAYMOND, 6 Cross-MOTION for Summary Judgment and Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment filed by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CATHY LANIER, 34 MOTION to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum, filed by SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION, INC., GEORGE LYON, AMY MCVEY, TOM G. PALMER, EDWARD RAYMOND, (Court Reporter Patricia Kaneshiro-Miller.) (hs) (Entered: 10/01/2012)
9/19/2012CourtCourtroom Designation for October 1, 2012. All counsel please report to Courtroom 17. (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
8/30/2012CourtMOTION RESCHEDULING NOTICE as to 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 5 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 34 MOTION to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum. Motion Argument reset for 10/1/2012 10:30 AM before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. at the US Courthouse in Washington, DC. Courtroom location to be announced at a later date. (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 08/30/2012)
8/20/2012CourtTEXT SCHEDULING NOTICE CANCELLING ORAL ARGUMENT for 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 5 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 34 MOTION to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum. Motion Argument set for 8/29/2012 before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. is adjourned without date due to a conflict in the Court’s calendar. Counsel will be notified when future dates become available. The motion remains on submit. (Scullin, Frederick)
8/16/2012CourtMOTION RESCHEDULING NOTICE as to 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 5 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 34 MOTION to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum. Due to a change in the Court’s calendar the Motion Argument set 8/27/2012 is reset for 8/29/2012 10:00 AM before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr.. (Scullin, Frederick)
7/25/2012CourtRESCHEDULING NOTICE TIME CHANGE ONLY re: 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 5 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 34 MOTION to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum. Motion Hearing remains set for 8/27/2012 and the time is changed to 03:30 PM before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr.. (Scullin, Frederick)
7/23/2012CourtMOTION SCHEDULING NOTICE as to 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment ; 5 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 34 MOTION to Strike 33 Supplemental Memorandum,. Motion Hearing set for 8/27/2012 10:00 AM in a courtroom to be determined at a later date before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr.. (Scullin, Frederick)
6/11/2012PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority_United States v. Garvin
5/29/2012PlaintiffReply to Defendants’ Opposition to Motion to Strike
5/29/2012DefendantDefendants Proposed Order to Plaintiffs Motion to Strike
5/29/2012DefendantDefendant’s Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Strike
5/24/2012Plaintiff[Proposed] Order to Motion to Strike
5/24/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Motion to Strike
5/24/2012DefendantDefendants’ Supplemental Memorandum
4/4/2012DefendantDefendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority_Shepard v. Madigan
3/29/2012PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority_Bateman v. Perdue
3/16/2012DefendantDefendants’ Response to Plaintiffs’ Notice of Supplemental Authority
3/8/2012PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority
3/7/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Response To Defendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority
2/6/2012DefendantDefendants Notice of Supplemental Authority
10/6/2011PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Notice of Supplement Authority
9/14/2011DefendantReplay to Defendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority
9/12/2012DefendantDefendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority
7/22/2011CourtMinute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr: In Person Status Conference held on 7/22/2011. Counsel meets in chambers to discuss status of pending motion which is fully briefed. The Court decides to take the motion on submission. APP: Alan Gura, Esq. for Pltf; Andrew Saindon
7/20/2011DefendantResponse to Plaintiffs’ Notice of Supplemental Authority
7/18/2011CourtReassignment of Civil Case to Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.
7/18/2011CourtTEXT SCHEDULING NOTICE: In Person Status Conference set for 7/22/2011 10:00 AM in Chambers 6333 before Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr.
7/18/2011PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority
7/18/2011CourtDesignation and Assignment of A Senior United States Judge For Service In Another Circuit
7/14/2010PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority
3/29/2010PlaintiffResponse to notice of Decision in Heller v. District of Colombia
3/26/2010DefendantNotice of Decision in Heller v. District of Colombia
2/05/2010PlaintiffPlaintiff’s Reply to Defendant’s Unauthorized Supplemental Brief
1/29/2010DefendantDefendant’s Response to Plaintiff’s Notice of Supplemental Authority
1/22/2010CourtMinute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Henry H. Kennedy: Motion Hearing held on 1/22/2010 re MOTION for Summary Judgment. Oral argument held and the court takes its decision under advisement
1/15/2010PlaintiffNotice of Supplemental Authority
10/06/2009DefendantDefendants’ Reply In Support of Their Motion For Summary Judgement
9/30/2009PlaintiffConsent Motion For Extension of Time to Reply_9.30.09
9/23/2009PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Opposition To Defendants’ Separate Statement of Facts
9/23/2009PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgement and Reply to Defendants’ Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgement
9/09/2009DefendantProposed Order
9/09/2009DefendantOpposition to Plaintiff’s Separate Statement of Undisputed Material
9/09/2009DefendantStatement of Material Facts
9/09/2009DefendantMemorandum in of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment and in Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment
9/09/2009DefendantDefendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Opposition to Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment
8/26/2009PlaintiffDeclaration of Alan Gottlieb; Exhibits
8/26/2009PlaintiffSeparate Statement of Undisputed Facts of Undisputed Material Facts In Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
8/26/2009PlaintiffProposed Order to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
8/26/2009PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgement
8/06/2009PlaintiffComplaint and Civil Case Cover Sheet