Originally Posted by M. D. Van Norman
Any victories at district or circuit are just appetizers before the main course.
Even more importantly, a win at circuit court would require the other side
to petition the Supreme Court which they might choose not to do.
Bradys and the rest of the anti gunners all begged Chicago mayor Daley NOT TO appeal, so it was his pig headedness we have to thank for making McDonald ruling possible.
A win at the circuit level on a carry case is most important in creating a circuit split, but a loss is what enables our side to control the process and choose which case to (try to) bring in front of SCOTUS.