|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-706||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) Whether a court can find Article III standing based on its conclusion that a statute protects a concrete interest, without determining that the plaintiff suffered a personal, real-world injury from the alleged statutory violation; (2) whether a court can find Article III standing based on a risk that a plaintiff’s personal information could be misused in the future, without concluding that the possibility of misuse is imminent; and (3) whether a court can certify a class without deciding a question of law that is relevant to determining whether common issues predominate under Rule 23.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 02 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 3, 2020)|
|Dec 10 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Nimesh Patel, et al. to respond filed.|
|Dec 13 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.|
|Dec 30 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.|
|Jan 03 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Consumer Data Industry Association filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 03 2020||Brief amicus curiae of TechFreedom filed.(Distributed)|
|Jan 21 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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