Palmer v. District of Columbia
Palmer v District of Columbia
Palmer v. District of Columbia following Sykes, is a case challenging the carry licensing in the District of Columbia. Incorporation is not an issue in D.C.
Palmer is the first named plaintiff (Tom Palmer, George Lyon, Edward Raymond, Amy McVey, and Second Amendment Foundation) and District of Columbia is the first named defendant, District of Columbia, and Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
The case is case number 1:09-cv-01482-HHK.
- August 26, 2009: MSJ filed - Memorandum in Support.
- August 6, 2009: Complaint filed.
Calguns Discussion Thread
Though DC may license the manner of carry, DC must allow law abiding residents to carry a handgun in public for self defense.