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K.G.S. v. Facebook Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-910 Ala. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, virtual contacts can establish specific personal jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant under the effects-based test of Calder v. Jones, when the relevant online activity is equally accessible nationwide but its content focuses on the forum state and the tortfeasor has knowingly caused the plaintiff to suffer reputational and emotional harm in the forum state, a question left open by the Supreme Court’s decision in Walden v. Fiore.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 31 2019Application (19A483) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 21, 2019 to January 17, 2020, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 05 2019Application (19A483) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until January 17, 2020.
Jan 17 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 21, 2020)
Feb 12 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 21, 2020 to March 23, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 23, 2020.
 
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