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ROGERS et al v. GREWAL et al – New Jersey Handgun Carry Appeal 18-2366

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ROGERS et al v. GREWAL et al – New Jersey Federal District Court which lies in the 3rd circuit court of appeals. LOST!  Notice of appeal filed on June 21, 2018. Unopposed motion by plaintiffs filed on July 3, 2018, for a summary decision in favor of the defendants.  It was granted on September 21, 2018.  The Plaintiffs-Appellants can now file either a petition for an en banc hearing or file a cert petition with SCOTUS.  7-3-2018 Unopposed Motion for Summary Action 18-2366

 




Update by Charles Nichols – September 29, 2018, – There has not been a petition for rehearing en banc or a motion to extend the deadline and so we will have to wait and see a bit longer.

Update by Charles Nichols – September 23, 2018, – This page created.  The motion for a summary decision was granted on September, 21, 2018.

09/21/2018 Open Document ORDER (MCKEE, VANASKIE and SCIRICA, Circuit Judges) granting Motion for summary action filed by Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers, filed. Panel ID: ACO-097 Judge: SCIRICA Authoring (CLW) [Entered: 09/21/2018 04:06 PM]



General Docket
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Docket #: 18-2366 Docketed: 06/21/2018
Nature of Suit: 3950 Constitutionality of State Statutes
Thomas Rogers, et al v. Attorney General New Jersey, et al
Appeal From: United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Fee Status: Paid
Case Type Information:
     1) civil
     2) private
     3) Federal question
Originating Court Information:
     District: 0312-3 : 3-18-cv-01544
     Trial Judge: Brian R. Martinotti, U.S. District Judge
     Date Filed: 02/05/2018
     Date Order/Judgment:      Date Order/Judgment EOD:      Date NOA Filed:
     05/21/2018      05/21/2018      06/18/2018
Prior Cases:
     None
Current Cases:
     None
THOMAS R. ROGERS
Plaintiff – Appellant
John D. Ohlendorf, Esq.
Direct: 202-220-9600
Email: johlendorf@cooperkirk.com
[COR NTC Retained]
Cooper & Kirk
1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036Peter A. Patterson, Esq.
Direct: 202-220-9600
Email: ppatterson@cooperkirk.com
[COR NTC Retained]
Cooper & Kirk
1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036Daniel L. Schmutter, Esq.
Direct: 201-967-8040
Email: dschmutter@hartmanwinnicki.com
Fax: 201-967-0590
[COR NTC -]
Hartman & Winnicki
74 Passaic Street
Suite 101
Ridgewood, NJ 07650David H. Thompson, Esq.
Direct: 202-220-9600
Email: dthompson@cooperkirk.com
[COR NTC Retained]
Cooper & Kirk
1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUBS INC
Plaintiff – Appellant
John D. Ohlendorf, Esq.
Direct: 202-220-9600
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)Peter A. Patterson, Esq.
Direct: 202-220-9600
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)Daniel L. Schmutter, Esq.
Direct: 201-967-8040
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)David H. Thompson, Esq.
Direct: 202-220-9600
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)
v.
ATTORNEY GENERAL NEW JERSEY
Defendant – Appellee
Bryan E. Lucas, Esq.
Direct: 973-648-3573
Email: bryan.lucas@law.njoag.gov
[COR NTC State Government]
Office of Attorney General of New Jersey
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45029
Newark, NJ 07102
PATRICK J. CALLAHAN, in his official capacity as Acting Superintendent of the New Jersey Division of State Police
Defendant – Appellee
Bryan E. Lucas, Esq.
Direct: 973-648-3573
[COR NTC State Government]
(see above)
KENNETH J. BROWN, in his official capacity as Chief of the Wall Township Police Department
Defendant – Appellee
Mitchell B. Jacobs, Esq.
Direct: 732-583-7474
Email: mjacobs@cgajlaw.com
Fax: 732-290-0753
[COR NTC Retained]
Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri & Jacobs
955 State Route 34
Suite 200
Matawan, NJ 07747Paul L. LaSalle, Esq.
Direct: 732-583-7474
Email: Plasalle@cgajlaw.com
Fax: 732-290-0753
[Retained]
Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri & Jacobs
955 State Route 34
Suite 200
Matawan, NJ 07747
JOSEPH W. OXLEY, in his official capacity as Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Monmouth County
Defendant – Appellee
Bryan E. Lucas, Esq.
Direct: 973-648-3573
[COR NTC State Government]
(see above)
N. PETER CONFORTI, in his official capacity as Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Sussex County
Defendant – Appellee
Bryan E. Lucas, Esq.
Direct: 973-648-3573
[COR NTC State Government]
(see above)

THOMAS R. ROGERS;
ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUBS, INC.;
Appellantsv.ATTORNEY GENERAL NEW JERSEY;
PATRICK J. CALLAHAN, in his official capacity as Acting Superintendent of the
New Jersey Division of State Police; KENNETH J. BROWN, in his official capacity as
Chief of the Wall Township Police Department; JOSEPH W. OXLEY, in his official capacity
as Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Monmouth County;
N. PETER CONFORTI, in his official capacity as Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey,
Law Division, Sussex County

06/21/2018  Open Document 
16 pg, 285.42 KB
CIVIL CASE DOCKETED. Notice filed by Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers in District Court No. 3-18-cv-01544. (CLW) [Entered: 06/21/2018 06:26 PM]
06/21/2018 RECORD available on District Court CM/ECF. (CLW) [Entered: 06/21/2018 06:31 PM]
06/25/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 66.22 KB
ECF FILER: ENTRY OF APPEARANCE from Bryan Edward Lucas on behalf of Appellee(s) Gurbir S. Grewal, Patrick J. Callahan, Hon. Joseph W. Oxley, J.S.C., and Hon. N. Peter Conforti, J.S.C.. [18-2366] (BEL) [Entered: 06/25/2018 12:55 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 61.35 KB
ECF FILER: ENTRY OF APPEARANCE from David H. Thompson on behalf of Appellant(s) Thomas R. Rogers and Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, Inc.. [18-2366] (DHT) [Entered: 06/29/2018 04:57 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 65.58 KB
ECF FILER: ENTRY OF APPEARANCE from Peter A. Patterson on behalf of Appellant(s) Thomas R. Rogers and Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, Inc.. [18-2366] (PAP) [Entered: 06/29/2018 05:00 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 66.08 KB
ECF FILER: ENTRY OF APPEARANCE from John D. Ohlendorf on behalf of Appellant(s) Thomas R. Rogers and Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, Inc.. [18-2366] (JDO) [Entered: 06/29/2018 05:05 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 29.9 KB
ECF FILER: ENTRY OF APPEARANCE from Daniel L. Schmutter on behalf of Appellant(s) Thomas R. Rogers, Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, Inc.. [18-2366] (DLS) [Entered: 06/29/2018 05:51 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
2 pg, 23.08 KB
ECF FILER: DISCLOSURE STATEMENT on behalf of Appellant Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc, filed. [18-2366] (DLS) [Entered: 06/29/2018 05:54 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
11 pg, 128.24 KB
ECF FILER: Concise Summary of the Case filed by Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers, received. [18-2366] (DLS) [Entered: 06/29/2018 06:06 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
2 pg, 19.56 KB
ECF FILER: CIVIL INFORMATION STATEMENT on behalf of Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers, filed. [18-2366] (DLS) [Entered: 06/29/2018 06:08 PM]
06/29/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 18.11 KB
ECF FILER: Transcript Purchase Order Form (Part 1) filed by Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers advising this court that no transcripts are available. [18-2366] (DLS) [Entered: 06/29/2018 06:09 PM]
07/03/2018  Open Document 
34 pg, 119.61 KB
ECF FILER: UNOPPOSED Motion filed by Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers to summarily. Certificate of Service dated 07/03/2018. Service made by 3rd party, ECF. [18-2366] (DHT) [Entered: 07/03/2018 06:11 PM]
07/05/2018  Open Document 
1 pg, 1.27 MB
ECF FILER: ENTRY OF APPEARANCE from Mitchell B. Jacobs, Esq. on behalf of Appellee(s) Kenneth J. Brown, Jr.. [18-2366] (MBJ) [Entered: 07/05/2018 12:10 PM]
09/21/2018 Open Document ORDER (MCKEE, VANASKIE and SCIRICA, Circuit Judges) granting Motion for summary action filed by Appellants Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Inc and Thomas R. Rogers, filed. Panel ID: ACO-097 Judge: SCIRICA Authoring (CLW) [Entered: 09/21/2018 04:06 PM]
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