Palmer v. District of Columbia

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Palmer v. District of Columbia

Tom G. Palmer, George Lyon, 
Edward Raymond, Amy McVey,
Second Amendment Foundation, Inc. 
        
           Plaintiffs,
    v.

District of Columbia,
Cathy Lanier (Police Chief,
    
           Defendants.

Introduction

Palmer v. District of Columbia is a case challenging the carry licensing in the District of Columbia. Though DC may license the manner of carry, DC must allow law abiding residents to carry a handgun in public for self defense.

Status

The case is case number 1:09-cv-01482-HHK. Docket from RECAP. This case is filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

WAITING FOR JUDGMENT
July 2011 Update: The case has been reassigned to a new Judge

Calguns Discussion Thread

Intent

Though DC may license the manner of carry, DC must allow law abiding residents to carry a handgun in public for self defense.

Case Files

All Case files are here