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Force v. Facebook Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on May 18, 2020

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-859 2nd Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issues: (1) Whether Section 230(c)(1) of Title 47 of the U.S. Code is a limitation on the definition of a publisher under certain other prohibitions, or a broad grant of immunity to covered publishers; and (2) whether “publisher” in Section 230(c)(1) is limited to the exercise of traditional editorial functions, such as deciding to accept or reject a submission.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 06 2019Application (19A499) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 27, 2019 to January 11, 2020, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Nov 14 2019Application (19A499) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until January 13, 2020.
Jan 02 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 10, 2020)
Jan 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 10, 2020 to March 26, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 26, 2020.
Mar 24 2020Brief of respondent Facebook, Inc. in opposition filed.
Apr 03 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from April 8, 2020 to April 22, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 06 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until April 22, 2020, granted.
Apr 20 2020Reply of petitioners Stuart Force, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 22 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 18 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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