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No. 17-0463
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GLASSDOOR, INC., DOE 1, AND DOE 2 v. ANDRA GROUP, LP

Oral argument was held on September 19, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 25, 2019. It then denied rehearing on June 21, 2019 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

January 25, 2019

Scathing online critics on Glassdoor can remain anonymous, Texas Supreme Court says

from Austin American-Statesman

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

January 25, 2019

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-16-00189-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William G. Whitehill

Trial Court

Trial Court:134th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Dale B. Tillery
Trial Docket:DC-15-09362

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-06-27 Case Stored
2019-06-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2019-06-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2019-06-21 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between March 13, 2019 and June 21, 2019.  
2019-03-13 Motion for Rehearing for pet #2  
2019-03-13 Case forwarded to Court
2019-03-13 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-03-13 Case forwarded to Court
2019-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-01-25 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2019-01-25 Opinion issued   ca judgment vacated/cause dismissed
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 19, 2018 and January 25, 2019.  
2018-09-19 Oral argument  
2018-09-14 Submission Schedule  
2018-09-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-08-21 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-07-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-06-29 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-06-01 Petition for Review granted
2018-06-01 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 30, 2018 and June 1, 2018.  
2018-03-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-03-29 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-03-23 Letter Filed  
2018-03-16 Amended Brief filed (Respondent)  
2018-03-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-01-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-12-18 Case Record Filed  
2017-12-11 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-12-08 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between October 13, 2017 and December 8, 2017.  
2017-10-13 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-10-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-09-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-07-28 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-06-27 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-26 Response Waiver filed  
2017-06-13 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-06-13 Letter Filed  
2017-06-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Andra Group, LP
Ms. Tamara D. Baggett
Mr. Cole B. Ramey
Mr. W. Alan Wright
Respondent
Glassdoor, Inc., et al.
Mr. James A. Hemphill
Mr. Peter D. Kennedy
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Ms. Lisa B. Hobbs
Internet Technology Companies
Wesley Lewis
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
Indeed, Inc.
Lowell K. Brickman
Ms. Ann Marie Painter
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