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District of Columbia v. Heller
No. 07-290


    District of Columbia, et al. v. Dick Anthony Heller


    Gun Control, Second Amendment, Right to Bear Arms


  • Whether D.C. Code sections 7-2502.02(a)(4), 22-4504(a), and 7-2507.02 violate the Second Amendment rights of individuals who are not affiliated with any state-regulated militia, but who wish to keep handguns and other firearms for private use in their homes.



  • Docket Sheet From the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism: On the Docket


Counsel of Record

For Petitioner:

Todd S. Kim
Solicitor General
Office of the Attorney General for D.C.
Washington, DC

For Respondent:

Alan Gura
Gura & Possessky, PLLC
Alexandria, VA

Amici Briefs in Support of Petitioners

  • Amicus Brief of Am. Acad. of Pediatrics
  • Amicus Brief of the ABA
  • Amici Brief of Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, et al.
  • Amicus Brief of City of Chicago
  • Amici Brief of Coalition of Civil Rights groups
  • Amici Brief of Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, et al.
  • Amici Brief of D.A.'s
  • Amici Brief of Former Dep't of Justice Officials
  • Amici Brief of Historians
  • Amici Brief of U.S. Cities et al.
  • Amici Brief of Members of Congress
  • Amicus Brief of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund
  • Amici Brief of National Network to End Domestic Violence, et al.
  • Amici Brief of New York et al.
  • Amici Brief of Professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Adam Winkler
  • Amici Brief of Crim. Justice Professors
  • Amici Brief of Linguistics Professors
  • Amici Brief of Violence Policy Center et al.
  • Amici Briefs in Support of Respondent

  • Amicus Brief of Academics
  • Amici Brief of Academics for the Second Amendment
  • Amicus Brief of Alaska Outdoor Council
  • Amicus Brief of American Center for Law and Justice
  • Amicus Brief of American Civil Rights Union
  • Amicus Brief of American Legislative Exchange Council
  • Amici Brief of Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
  • Amici Brief of Buckeye Firearms Foundation, et al.
  • Amici Brief of Cato Institute and Professor Joyce Lee Malcolm
  • Amicus Brief of Center for Individual Freedom
  • Amici Brief of Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  • Amicus Brief of Congress of Racial Equality
  • Amici Brief of Criminologists
  • Amici Brief of Disabled Veterans for Self-Defense
  • Amicus Brief of Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense Fund
  • Amici Brief of Former Justice Department officials
  • Amicus Brief of Foundation for Free Expression
  • Amicus Brief of Foundation for Moral Law
  • Amicus Brief of
  • Amicus Brief of Goldwater Institute
  • Amicus Brief of Grass Roots of South Carolina
  • Amici Brief of Gun Owners of America
  • Amicus Brief of Heartland Institute
  • Amicus Brief of Institute for Justice
  • Amici Brief of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
  • Amici Brief of International Scholars
  • Amicus Brief of Jeanette Moll
  • Amici Brief of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership
  • Amicus Brief of Joseph B. Scarnati
  • Amicus Brief of Libertarian National Committee
  • Amicus Brief of Liberty Legal Institute
  • Amici Brief of Maj. Gen. Altenburg, et al.
  • Amicus Brief of Maricopa County Attorney's Office
  • Amici Brief of Members of Congress and Vice-President Cheney
  • Amicus Brief of Mountain States Legal Foundation
  • Amicus Brief of National Rifle Association
  • Amicus Brief of National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • Amicus Brief of Paragon Foundation
  • Amici Brief of Pink Pistols
  • Amici Brief of Retired Military Officers
  • Amicus Brief of Rutherford Institute
  • Amicus Brief of Second Amendment Foundation
  • Amicus Brief of Southeastern Legal Foundation
  • Amici Brief of State Firearms Associations
  • Amici Brief of Texas, et al.
  • Amicus Brief of
  • Amici Brief of Women legislators et al.


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