Doe v. Backpage.com LLC

Petition for certiorari denied on January 9, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-276 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which provides that no internet service provider “shall be treated as the publisher or speaker” of internet content that was “provided by another,” precludes a civil lawsuit against a website owner and operator based on its own criminal conduct any time online content created by a third party was part of the chain of causation leading to the plaintiff's injuries.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 11 2016Application (16A49) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Jul 13 2016Application (16A49) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until August 31, 2016.
Aug 31 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 3, 2016)
Sep 14 2016Waiver of right of respondents Backpage.com, LLC, et al. to respond filed.
Sep 27 2016Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Sep 28 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 14, 2016.
Sep 28 2016Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by FAIR Girls. (Distributed)
Sep 29 2016Response Requested . (Due October 31, 2016)
Sep 29 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Coalition Against Trafficking Women, et al.
Sep 29 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Professors Chad Flanders, et al.
Sep 30 2016Brief amici curiae of Washington, et al. filed.
Oct 5 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Human Trafficking Institute, et al.
Oct 25 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 30, 2016.
Oct 27 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Legal Momentum, et al.
Nov 30 2016Brief of respondents Backpage.com, LLC, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2016Reply of petitioners Jane Doe No. 1, et al. filed.
Dec 14 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 6, 2017.
Jan 9 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Human Trafficking Institute, et al. GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Center for Missing and Exploited Children GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by FAIR Girls GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Coalition Against Trafficking Women, et al. GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Professors Chad Flanders, et al. GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Legal Momentum, et al. GRANTED.
Jan 9 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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