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No. 20-0434
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IN RE FACEBOOK, INC. AND FACEBOOK, INC. D/B/A INSTAGRAM

A mandamus petition was filed on May 29, 2020. The Court requested full merits briefing on July 3, 2020.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:"Denied"
COA Docket No.:14-19-00845-CV14-19-00847-CV14-19-00886-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:334th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Steven E. Kirkland
Trial Docket:2018-69816; 2018-82214; 2019-16262

Upcoming

Date Event  
2021-02-24 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-01-22 Order of the Court Issued   Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2021-01-14 Letter Filed  
2021-01-11 Call received  
2021-01-08 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
2020-12-31 Call received  
2020-12-31 Motion to postpone submission date disposed   Filing granted
2020-12-30 Submission Schedule  
2020-12-30 Motion to postpone submission date filed  
2020-12-30 Motion to Substitute filed  
2020-12-30 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2020-12-09 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-12-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-11-12 Letter Filed  
2020-10-02 Mandamus Set to Argue
2020-10-02 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2020-10-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-09-21 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-21 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-08 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2020-09-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-08-24 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-08-03 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2020-07-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-07-03 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2020-07-03 Stay Order issued
2020-06-19 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2020-06-19 Reply to Response to Motion  
2020-06-16 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-06-16 Response to Motion filed  
2020-06-01 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-06-01 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-01 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-01 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-06-01 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-05-29 Case Record Filed  
2020-05-29 Motion to Stay Filed  
2020-05-29 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Doe, Jane
Mr. Warren W. Harris
Ms. Margaret E. Bryant
Matthew Parmet
Ms. Michelle Rose Meriam Blair
Ms. Annie McAdams
Louie Cook
Mr. Michael T. Gallagher
Pamela McLemore
Mr. L. Boyd Smith Jr.
Mr. David Echols Harris
Mr. Timothy F. Lee
Real Party In Interest
Facebook, Inc. and Facebook, Inc. d/b/a Instagram
Ms. Kathryn E. Boatman
Ms. Allyson Newton Ho
Mr. Collin Joe Cox
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Ms. Kristin A. Linsley
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Ms. Kelly S. Sandill
Mr. Bradley G. Hubbard
Relator

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Internet Association
Ms. Nina Cortell
Ari Holtzblatt
Patrick J. Carome
Mr. Matthew E. Vigeant
Washington Legal Foundation
Mr. Scott Keller
Jeremy Maltz
 
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