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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Facebook Inc. v. Patel

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-706 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 02 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 3, 2020)
Dec 10 2019Waiver of right of respondent Nimesh Patel, et al. to respond filed.
Dec 13 2019Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Dec 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.
Jan 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Consumer Data Industry Association filed. (Distributed)
Jan 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of TechFreedom filed.(Distributed)
 
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