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Marek v. Lane

Petition for certiorari denied on November 4, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-136 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether, or in what circumstances, a cy pres remedy that provides no direct relief to class members comports with the requirement of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(e)(2) that a settlement that binds class members must be “fair, reasonable, and adequate.”

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 17 2013Application (12A1112) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 27, 2013 to July 26, 2013, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
May 24 2013Application (12A1112) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 26, 2013.
Jul 26 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 30, 2013)
Aug 27 2013Brief of respondents Sean Lane, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 27 2013Brief of respondent Facebook, Inc. in opposition filed.
Aug 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Aug 29 2013Brief of respondent Ginger McCall's filed.
Sep 10 2013Reply of petitioner Megan Marek filed.
Sep 18 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 11, 2013.
Oct 15 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 18, 2013.
Oct 28 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 1, 2013.
Nov 4 2013Petition DENIED Statement of Chief Justice respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)