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Heller to conference 11-09
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/docket/07-290.htm ^ | 10-24-07 | .gov

Posted on 10/25/2007 10:02:43 AM PDT by woerm

http://www.supremecourtus.gov/docket/07-290.htm

Heller is going to conference 11-09

earliest possible reporting on results would be 11-12

fingers crossed.

even denial of cert would be "win" I'd prefer an affirmed, with dicta to effect of 2A is individual right requiring strict scruinty.

but after KELO there's no telling.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; dc; heller; parker; scotus

1 posted on 10/25/2007 10:02:44 AM PDT by woerm
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To: woerm

Uhhhh - What?


2 posted on 10/25/2007 10:03:43 AM PDT by ladtx ( "Never miss a good chance to shut up." - - Will Rogers)
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To: ladtx

DC vs Heller.


3 posted on 10/25/2007 10:05:55 AM PDT by bill1952 ("all that we do is done with an eye towards something else." - Aristotle)
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To: woerm
Yep, fingers crossed. Could win big, but theres the chance of losing huge. Although if the supremes go insane itll just push the issue front and center and possibly be the tipping point.

the countdown is on...

4 posted on 10/25/2007 10:07:39 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (A few Rams must look after the sheep 'til the Good Shepherd returns...)
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To: Joe Brower

bang


5 posted on 10/25/2007 10:09:35 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (A few Rams must look after the sheep 'til the Good Shepherd returns...)
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To: Gilbo_3
This issue will decide once and for all if we are a free people or documented serfs. It’s a simple as that. The awkward time is nearing an end.
6 posted on 10/25/2007 10:15:15 AM PDT by beltfed308 (Rudy: When you absolutely,positively need a liberal for President.)
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To: ladtx

On November 9, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is going to gather behind closed doors and debate whether to accept the DC vs. Heller appeal, a major 2nd Amendment case. A lower court overturned two Washington DC gun bans as unconstitutional, and this is DC’s last chance to retain those bans. If SCOTUS takes the case, this will be the biggest 2nd Amendment judicial ruling in 70+ years, clarifying what exactly the 2nd Amendment means (having been thoroughly mangled in most juridictions).


7 posted on 10/25/2007 10:15:30 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (The color blue tastes like the square root of 0?)
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To: Gilbo_3
Although if the supremes go insane it will be the tipping point.

Fixed it for you

8 posted on 10/25/2007 10:23:36 AM PDT by Domandred (Eagles soar, but unfortunately weasels never get sucked into jet engines)
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To: ctdonath2

Thanks for the clarification.


9 posted on 10/25/2007 10:27:58 AM PDT by ladtx ( "Never miss a good chance to shut up." - - Will Rogers)
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To: woerm
Notice too that Parker vs. DC is going to conference the same day.

(Ms. Parker et al have replied ... anyone have the brief link? ... and ... Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Assoc. filed?? in opposition?? ok that's curious...)

10 posted on 10/25/2007 11:48:56 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (The color blue tastes like the square root of 0?)
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; Shooter 2.5; wku man; SLB; ...
An update on the "DC vs. Heller" and "Parker vs. DC" court cases. It appears they are both scheduled for conference at the SCOTUS on 11/9. We will see then if either are granted cert. It wouldn't surprise me if the SCOTUS scurried from this, as they have typically done when regarding the Second Amendment.

Parker vs. DC in particular has the potential to set seventy-plus years of gun control laws on their ear.

A direct ruling by the SCOTUS on the true meaning of the 2A is long overdue, and worth the risk, IMHO.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

11 posted on 10/25/2007 1:09:02 PM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Joe Brower

pins-n-needles bttt


12 posted on 10/25/2007 1:16:16 PM PDT by woollyone (tazers are the 21st century version of the rusty bed frame, car battery, & clamps)
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To: Joe Brower
Thanks Joe. Much appreciated.

L

13 posted on 10/25/2007 1:23:40 PM PDT by Lurker ( Comparing moderate islam to extremist islam is like comparing smallpox to ebola.)
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To: Joe Brower
It wouldn't surprise me if the SCOTUS scurried from this

I don't think they will. It's an important constitutional issue that has moved front and center and needs to be dealt with.

14 posted on 10/25/2007 1:49:41 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Joe Brower

BTTT.


15 posted on 10/25/2007 1:54:20 PM PDT by beltfed308 (Rudy: When you absolutely,positively need a liberal for President.)
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To: Joe Brower

I can’t see them passing it up. ‘tis profoundly rare for any judge to have a shot at fundamentally declaring what an enumerated right entails. We’re talking MAJOR judicial history here, stuff that will be featured material for decades (if not centuries). The case is too clean, too clear, with unbeatable fundamentals of off-duty cop defending his home vs. feds banning defense, and with such basic terms as “the people”, “shall not be infringed”, and “well regulated militia” at stake, for these people to say “nah, let it go”. Even for those at the top, this is an amazingly rare chance for them to reach even higher.

They can’t say no. It’s human nature.


16 posted on 10/25/2007 1:54:56 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (The color blue tastes like the square root of 0?)
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To: Domandred

TYVM


17 posted on 10/25/2007 2:25:13 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 (A few Rams must look after the sheep 'til the Good Shepherd returns...)
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To: weaponeer

Well, looks like it’s on then.... keep your fingers crossed and your powder dry.


18 posted on 10/25/2007 4:30:45 PM PDT by xsrdx (Diligentia, Vis, Celeritas)
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To: xsrdx

I’ll be in Europe that week. I wonder if it will make the German newscasts? (If you hear anything please email my work address.) The Germans will probably ignore it.

Now we’ll find out if Claire Wolfe’s “awkward time” is over.


19 posted on 10/25/2007 6:26:49 PM PDT by weaponeer
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To: woerm
but after KELO there's no telling.

Well, O'Connor and I believe Rehnquist as well voted with the majority on Kelo, so I think there's been a definite, though perhaps slight shift in the Constitutional direction since then.

20 posted on 10/25/2007 10:25:26 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Still Thinking

Machine Gun Sammy and Roberts? Yeah... I’d say there has been a shift. Further right-ward than Bush had originally intended... but it’s one of the few things I’m actually happy with.


21 posted on 10/29/2007 8:59:02 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (What would a free man do?)
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To: bang_list

Tomorrow Bump...


22 posted on 11/08/2007 10:19:14 AM PST by Dead Corpse (What would a free man do?)
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