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