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Facebook Inc. v. Duguid

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-511 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991’s prohibition on calls made using an “automatic telephone dialing system” is an unconstitutional restriction of speech, and if so whether the proper remedy is to broaden the prohibition to abridge more speech; and (2) whether the definition of ATDS in the TCPA encompasses any device that can “store” and “automatically dial” telephone numbers, even if the device does not “us[e] a random or sequential number generator.”

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 17 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 20, 2019)
Nov 07 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Facebook, Inc.
Nov 18 2019Waiver of right of respondent Noah Duguid to respond filed.
Nov 20 2019Brief amicus curiae of Credit Union National Association, Inc. filed.
Nov 20 2019Brief of respondent United States filed.
Nov 20 2019Brief amici curiae of Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Encore Capital Group, Inc. filed.
Nov 20 2019Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and Business Roundtable filed.
Nov 20 2019Brief amicus curiae of ACA International, Inc. filed.
Nov 20 2019Brief amicus curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc. filed.
Nov 25 2019Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.
Nov 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.
Dec 02 2019Reply of petitioner Facebook, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 04 2019Response Requested. (Due January 3, 2020)
Jan 03 2020Brief of respondent Noah Duguid in opposition filed.
Jan 06 2020Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Jan 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.
Jan 10 2020Reply of petitioner Facebook, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
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