31 Cited authorities

  1. District of Columbia et al. v. Heller

    554 U.S. 570 (2008)   Cited 2,139 times   45 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a regulation that "makes it impossible for citizens to use [their firearms] for the core lawful purpose of self defense" is unconstitutional
  2. Lewis v. Continental Bank Corp.

    494 U.S. 472 (1990)   Cited 2,562 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding Article III prohibits federal courts from "decid [ing] questions that cannot affect the rights of litigants in the case before them"
  3. Knox v. Serv. Employees Int'l Union

    567 U.S. 298 (2012)   Cited 565 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a union's voluntary cessation of the challenged conduct did not render the case moot, in part because the union continued to defend the practice's legality
  4. Northeastern Florida Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America v. City of Jacksonville

    508 U.S. 656 (1993)   Cited 896 times
    Holding that a group of businesses had standing to challenge, on Equal Protection grounds, the City of Jacksonville’s ordinance granting preferential treatment to certain minority-owned businesses in the awarding of city contracts
  5. City of Mesquite v. Aladdin's Castle, Inc.

    455 U.S. 283 (1982)   Cited 863 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that mootness was not the necessary result when nothing in the record suggested that a city's decision to repeal challenged language in an ordinance would preclude it from reenacting the same language if the district court's judgment were vacated
  6. Ezell v. City of Chicago

    651 F.3d 684 (7th Cir. 2011)   Cited 437 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the right to possess firearms "implies a corresponding right to acquire and maintain proficiency in their use"
  7. Moore v. Madigan

    702 F.3d 933 (7th Cir. 2012)   Cited 228 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding Illinois licensing scheme for open carry unconstitutional
  8. Bell v. City of Boise

    709 F.3d 890 (9th Cir. 2013)   Cited 200 times
    Holding that the defendants "failed to meet their heavy burden to make it ‘absolutely clear that the allegedly wrongful behavior ... could not reasonably be expected to recur’ " (quoting Friends of the Earth , 528 U.S. at 189, 120 S.Ct. 693 )
  9. Massachusetts v. Oakes

    491 U.S. 576 (1989)   Cited 127 times
    Holding that an overbreadth challenge to a child pornography law was rendered moot by amendment to the statute
  10. Clark v. City of Lakewood

    259 F.3d 996 (9th Cir. 2001)   Cited 205 times
    Holding that the owner of an adult entertainment establishment had overbreadth standing to pursue a First Amendment challenge against provisions of an ordinance that required the employees of such establishments to obtain a license because the licensing scheme — although not directly applicable to the owner — threatened his business's viability
  11. Section 720 ILCS 5/24-1.6 - Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon

    720 ILCS 5/24-1.6   Cited 753 times
    Defining the crime of "Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon" to include the open carry of a firearm
  12. Section 720 ILCS 5/24-2 - [Effective Until 1/1/2022] Exemptions

    720 ILCS 5/24-2   Cited 49 times
    Providing that licensed private detectives are exempt from the UUW statute