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Frank v. Gaos

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-961 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2018

Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a cy pres award of class action proceeds that provides no direct relief to class members supports class certification and comports with the requirement that a settlement binding class members must be “fair, reasonable, and adequate.”

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 03 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 7, 2018)
Jan 23 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 7, 2018 to March 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 24 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 9, 2018, for all respondents.
Feb 07 2018Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Feb 07 2018Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Feb 07 2018Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed.
Feb 07 2018Brief amici curiae of Attorney General of Arizona, et al. filed.
Mar 09 2018Brief of respondents Paloma Gaos, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 09 2018Brief of respondent Google LLC in opposition filed.
Mar 22 2018Reply of petitioners Theodore H. Frank, et al. filed.
Mar 28 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
Apr 30 2018Petition GRANTED.
May 03 2018Motion for an extension of time filed.
May 15 2018Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 9, 2018. The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2018.
Jul 02 2018Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jul 09 2018Brief of petitioners Theodore H. Frank, et al. filed.
Jul 12 2018Amicus brief of Cato Institute not accepted for filing. (July 12, 2018)
Jul 12 2018Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute and Americans for Prosperity filed.
Jul 13 2018Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence and Atlantic Legal Foundation filed.
Jul 13 2018Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers for Civil Justice filed.
Jul 13 2018Brief amicus curiae of Former Professor Roy A. Katriel in support of neither party filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of Center for Individual Rights filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of Manhattan Institute for Policy Research filed.
Jul 16 2018Amicus brief of American Bar Association not accepted for filing. (July 17, 2018 - Brief does not comply with Rules 33 & 34. To be reprinted.)
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of New Jersey Civil Justice Institute filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of David Lowrey, Raymond J. Pepperell, Blake Morgan, and Guy Forsyth filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in support of neither party filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States in support of neither party filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of Attorney General of Arizona, et al. filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association in support of neither party filed.
 
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