The appellees have elected to file a consolidated joint response brief in both Moore
That brief is attached.
This is pretty much the standard "In the Home" only argument. Since they make no mention of Woolard, Weaver
they are gambling that the Court doesn't know of these cases.
The reply briefs will be due on May 23rd. Expect both the SAF and NRA to mention the cases above, and that the "In the Home" argument is losing.
05/10/2012 24 ORDER: This Court has received 1 electronic file, document no. 36, under seal from the district court. All documents filed in this Court, except those required to be sealed by statute or rule are considered public. Pursuant to 7th Circuit Operating Procedure 10(b), documents sealed in the district court will be maintained under seal in this Court for 14 days, to afford time to request the approval required by section (a) of this operating procedure. Absent a motion from a party these sealed documents will be placed in the public record on 05/25/2012. Motion shall be filed by 05/24/2012   [12-1269] (RT)
05/10/2012 25 Disclosure Statement filed by Attorney David D. Jensen for Appellants Peggy Fechter, Charles Hooks, Jon Maier, Michael Moore and Second Amendment Foundation, Incorporated. Additional Parties: Illinois Carry.   [12-1269]--[Edited 05/10/2012 by CD to reflect that attorney David D. Jensen has been added as counsel for the appellants]   [12-1269] (Jensen, David)
05/10/2012 26 Received argument confirmation from Alan Gura for Appellants Peggy Fechter, Charles Hooks, Jon Maier, Michael Moore and Second Amendment Foundation, Incorporated.   [12-1269] (Gura, Alan)
The first entry, appears to be the letter received by Judge Myerscough (Moore
) last November (#36). We may or may not get to see what that was about.
The last entry was letting the Court know that Alan Gura will be making the oral argument to the Court. Um, June 8th is the date set for that.
This is fast tracking, indeed!