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Twitter, Inc. v. Taamneh

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1496 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2022

Issues: (1) Whether a defendant that provides generic, widely available services to all its numerous users and “regularly” works to detect and prevent terrorists from using those services “knowingly” provided substantial assistance under 18 U.S.C. § 2333 merely because it allegedly could have taken more “meaningful” or “aggressive” action to prevent such use; and (2) whether a defendant whose generic, widely available services were not used in connection with the specific “act of international terrorism” that injured the plaintiff may be liable for aiding and abetting under Section 2333.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 10 2022Application (21A501) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 27, 2022 to May 26, 2022, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Mar 14 2022Application (21A501) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until May 26, 2022.
May 26 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 30, 2022)
Jun 21 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 30, 2022 to August 14, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 23 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 15, 2022. See Rule 30.1.
Jun 27 2022Letter from counsel for respondent Google, LLC submitted pursuant to Rule 12.6 filed.
Jun 29 2022Letter from counsel for respondent Facebook, Inc. submitted pursuant to Rule 12.6 filed.
Aug 15 2022Brief of respondents Mehier Taamneh, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 30 2022Reply of petitioner Twitter, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 31 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Oct 03 2022Petition GRANTED.
Nov 02 2022Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Mehier Taamneh, et al.
Nov 03 2022Motion for an extension of time to file the joint appendix and the opening briefs on the merits filed.
Nov 07 2022Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and the opening briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits (including respondents in support) is extended to and including November 29, 2022. The time to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 11, 2023.
Nov 17 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Twitter, Inc.
Nov 17 2022Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Google LLC
Nov 22 2022Letter amending corporate disclosure statement of Twitter, Inc. submitted.
Nov 29 2022Brief of Facebook, Inc. submitted.
Nov 29 2022Brief of Twitter, Inc. submitted.
Nov 29 2022Joint Appendix submitted.
Nov 30 2022Consent to the filing of amicus briefs received from counsel for Facebook, Inc. submitted.