General Docket
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court of Appeals Docket #: 17-11589 Docketed: 04/07/2017
Nature of Suit: 3820 Copyright
Code Revision Commission, et al v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.
Appeal From: Northern District of Georgia Case Handler: Searcy, Tonya L., AA
(404) 335-6180
Fee Status: Fee Paid
Case Type Information:
     1) Private Civil
     2) Federal Question
     3) -
Originating Court Information:
     District: 113E-1 : 1:15-cv-02594-RWS
     Civil Proceeding: Richard W. Story, U.S. District Judge
     Date Filed: 07/21/2015
     Date NOA Filed:
     04/07/2017
Prior Cases:
     None

Current Cases:
     None

CODE REVISION COMMISSION, for the Benefit of and on behalf of General Assembly of Georgia
                                                                                Plaintiff - Appellee
Anthony B. Askew
Direct: 404-4=645-7709
[NTC Retained]
Meunier Carlin & Curfman, LLC
999 PEACHTREE ST NE STE 1300
ATLANTA, GA 30309

Lisa Pavento
Direct: 678-869-7752
[NTC Retained]
Meunier Carlin & Curfman, LLC
999 PEACHTREE ST NE STE 1300
ATLANTA, GA 30309

Warren James Thomas
Direct: 404-645-7700
[NTC Retained]
Meunier Carlin & Curfman, LLC
999 PEACHTREE ST NE STE 1300
ATLANTA, GA 30309
STATE OF GEORGIA
                                                                                Plaintiff - Appellee
Anthony B. Askew
Direct: 404-4=645-7709
[NTC Retained]
(see above)

Lisa Pavento
Direct: 678-869-7752
[NTC Retained]
(see above)

Warren James Thomas
Direct: 404-645-7700
[NTC Retained]
(see above)
versus

PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.
                                                                                Defendant - Appellant
Sarah Parker LaFantano
Direct: 404-881-7811
[NTC Retained]
Alston & Bird, LLP
Firm: 404-881-4249
1201 W PEACHTREE ST NW STE 4900
ATLANTA, GA 30309-3424

Elizabeth H. Rader
Direct: 202-339-3008
[NTC Retained]
Alston & Bird, LLP
Firm: 202-239-3300
950 F ST NW FL 8
WASHINGTON, DC 20004

Jason Demian Rosenberg
Direct: 404-881-7000
[NTC Retained]
Alston & Bird, LLP
Firm: 404-881-4249
1201 W PEACHTREE ST NW STE 4900
ATLANTA, GA 30309-3424
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AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION
Esha Bhandari
Direct: 212-549-2660
[COR LD NTC Retained]
American Civil Liberties Union of New York State (NYCLU)
Firm: 212-607-3300
125 BROAD ST FL 18
NEW YORK, NY 10004
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF GEORGIA
Esha Bhandari
Direct: 212-549-2660
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)
PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE
Charles Duan
Direct: 202-861-0020
[COR LD NTC Retained]
Public Knowledge
Firm: 202-861-0020 X 119
1818 N ST NW STE 410
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Charles Duan
Direct: 202-861-0020
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)
THE ASSOCIATION OF RESEARCH LIBRARIES
Charles Duan
Direct: 202-861-0020
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)
THE ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS
Charles Duan
Direct: 202-861-0020
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)
THE INSTITUTE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Charles Duan
Direct: 202-861-0020
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)
THE OPENGOV FOUNDATION
Phillip R. Malone
Direct: 650-725-6369
[COR LD NTC Retained]
Stanford Law School
N148
Firm: (650) 723-2892
559 NATHAN ABBOTT WAY
STANFORD, CA 94305-8610

Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman
Direct: 214-684-4533
[COR NTC Retained]
Stanford Law School
N121
Firm: (650) 723-2892
559 NATHAN ABBOTT WAY
STANFORD, CA 94305-8610

Erica Sollazzo
[COR NTC Law Student]
Juelsgaard IP & Innovation Clinic, Stanford Law School
559 NATHAN ABBOTT WAY
STANFORD, CA 94305
RAVEL
Phillip R. Malone
Direct: 650-725-6369
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)

Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman
Direct: 214-684-4533
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)

Erica Sollazzo
[COR NTC Law Student]
(see above)
CASETEXT
Phillip R. Malone
Direct: 650-725-6369
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)

Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman
Direct: 214-684-4533
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)

Erica Sollazzo
[COR NTC Law Student]
(see above)
FREE LAW PROJECT
Phillip R. Malone
Direct: 650-725-6369
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)

Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman
Direct: 214-684-4533
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)

Erica Sollazzo
[COR NTC Law Student]
(see above)
JUDICATA
Phillip R. Malone
Direct: 650-725-6369
[COR LD NTC Retained]
(see above)

Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman
Direct: 214-684-4533
[COR NTC Retained]
(see above)

Erica Sollazzo
[COR NTC Law Student]
(see above)

CODE REVISION COMMISSION,
for the Benefit of and on behalf of General Assembly of Georgia,
STATE OF GEORGIA,

                                                                                Plaintiffs - Counter
                                                                                Defendant - Appellees,

versus

PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.,

                                                                                Defendant - Counter
                                                                                Claimant - Appellant.

04/07/2017 CIVIL APPEAL DOCKETED. Notice of appeal filed by Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc. on 04/07/2017. Fee Status: Fee Paid. No hearings to be transcribed. The appellant's brief is due on or before 05/17/2017. The appendix is due no later than 7 days from the filing of the appellant's brief. Awaiting Appellant's CIP Due on or before 04/21/2017 as to Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. Awaiting Appellee's CIP due on or before 05/05/2017 as to Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia

04/20/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Anthony B. Askew for State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. (ECF: Anthony Askew)
04/20/2017    E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellee State of Georgia in 17-11589, Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellee Code Revision Commission in 17-11589.
04/21/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Lisa Pavento for State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. (ECF: Lisa Pavento)
04/21/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Warren James Thomas for State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. (ECF: Warren Thomas)
04/21/2017    E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Lisa Pavento for Appellee State of Georgia in 17-11589, Attorney Lisa Pavento for Appellee Code Revision Commission in 17-11589.
04/21/2017 Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement filed by Elizabeth Rader for Public.Resource.Org, Inc. Attorney Sarah Parker LaFantano for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. On the same day the CIP is served, the party filing it must also complete the court's web-based stock ticker symbol certificate at the link here http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/web-based-cip or on the court's website. See 11th Cir. R. 26.1-2(b). (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
04/21/2017 Certificate of Service for Notices of Appearance for E. Rader and S. LaFantano and Civil Appeal Statement. filed by Attorney Sarah Parker LaFantano for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
04/21/2017 TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION FORM SUBMITTED by Attorney Sarah Parker LaFantano for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. No transcript is required for appeal purposes. (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
04/24/2017    E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Warren James Thomas for Appellee State of Georgia in 17-11589, Attorney Warren James Thomas for Appellee Code Revision Commission in 17-11589.
04/28/2017 Response to Civil Appeal Statement form filed by Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. (ECF: Anthony Askew)
05/17/2017 Appellant's brief filed by Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
05/18/2017 Received paper copies of EBrief filed by Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc..
05/22/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Charles Duan for Amici Curiae Public Knowledge et al. (ECF: Charles Duan)
05/23/2017 MOTION to file amicus brief pursuant to FRAP 29(a) filed by Charles Duan for Amici Curiae Public Knowledge et al.. [8137568-1] (ECF: Charles Duan)
05/23/2017 Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement filed by Charles Duan for Amici Curiae Public Knowledge et al.. On the same day the CIP is served, the party filing it must also complete the court's web-based stock ticker symbol certificate at the link here http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/web-based-cip or on the court's website. See 11th Cir. R. 26.1-2(b). (ECF: Charles Duan)
05/23/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Esha Bhandari for Amici Curiae American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Georgia (ECF: Esha Bhandari) (ECF: Esha Bhandari)
05/23/2017 Added Attorney Esha Bhandari for parties Not Party American Civil Liberties Union Foundation and Not Party American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, in case 17-11589.
05/23/2017 E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Esha Bhandari for Not Party American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia and Not Party American Civil Liberties Union Foundation in 17-11589.
05/23/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Esha Bhandari for Amici Curiae American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Georgia, Inc., Southern Poverty Law Center, Center for Democracy and Technology, Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda. (ECF: Esha Bhandari)
05/24/2017 Appendix filed [2 VOLUMES: Volume 1, Volume 2] by Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
05/24/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Phillip R. Malone for Casetext, Free Law Project, Judicata, OpenGov Foundation, and Ravel (ECF: Phillip Malone)
05/24/2017 APPEARANCE of Counsel Form filed by Charles Duan for Amici Curiae Public Knowledge et al. (ECF: Charles Duan)
05/24/2017 MOTION to file amicus brief pursuant to FRAP 29(a) filed by Esha Bhandari Amici Curiae for American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Georgia, Inc., Southern Poverty Law Center, Center for Democracy & Technology, and Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda.. [8140321-1] (ECF: Esha Bhandari)
05/24/2017 MOTION to file amicus brief pursuant to FRAP 29(a) filed by Jeffrey Pearlman for Casetext, Free Law Project, Judicata, OpenGov Foundation, and Ravel. [8140334-1] Student Practice Forms. (ECF: Jeffrey Pearlman)
05/24/2017    E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman for Not Party The OpenGov Foundation in 17-11589, Attorney Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman for Not Party Ravel in 17-11589, Attorney Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman for Not Party Judicata in 17-11589, Attorney Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman for Not Party Free Law Project in 17-11589, Attorney Jeffrey Theodore Pearlman for Not Party Casetext in 17-11589.
05/24/2017    Added Attorney Erica Sollazzo for Not Party Casetext Not Party Judicata Not Party Free Law Project Not Party Ravel Not Party The OpenGov Foundation, in case 17-11589.
05/24/2017    E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Erica Sollazzo for Not Party The OpenGov Foundation in 17-11589, Attorney Erica Sollazzo for Not Party Ravel in 17-11589, Attorney Erica Sollazzo for Not Party Judicata in 17-11589, Attorney Erica Sollazzo for Not Party Free Law Project in 17-11589, Attorney Erica Sollazzo for Not Party Casetext in 17-11589.
05/25/2017 Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement filed by Esha Bhandari Amici Curiae for American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Georgia, Inc., Southern Poverty Law Center, Center for Democracy & Technology, and Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda Attorney Esha Bhandari for Not Parties American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia and American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. On the same day the CIP is served, the party filing it must also complete the court's web-based stock ticker symbol certificate at the link here http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/web-based-cip or on the court's website. See 11th Cir. R. 26.1-2(b). (ECF: Esha Bhandari)
05/25/2017    Received paper copies of EAppendix filed by Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. 2 VOLUMES - 2 COPIES
05/26/2017 MOTION for extension of time to file appellees brief to 06/30/2017 filed by Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia. Motion is Unopposed. [8142501-1] (ECF: Anthony Askew)
05/30/2017    Notice of deficient Motion filed by Anthony B. Askew for State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. Document does not contain a Certificate of Compliance, see FRAP 32(g)(1). Motion is also lacking a Certificate of Interested Persons. Counsel must file a corrected motion using the Amend, Correct or Supplement Motion event within 3 days.
05/30/2017    Received paper copies of EBrief filed by Not Parties Casetext, Free Law Project, Judicata, Ravel and The OpenGov Foundation.
05/30/2017 Corrected Motion for extension to file appellee brief [8142501-2] filed by Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia. (ECF: Anthony Askew)
05/31/2017 ORDER: Motion for extension to file appellee brief filed by Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission is GRANTED by clerk. [8142501-2] Appellees brief due on 06/30/2017.
06/30/2017 Appellee's Brief filed by Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia. (ECF: Anthony Askew)
07/03/2017    Received paper copies of EBrief filed by Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia.
07/07/2017 Supplemental Appendix [Volume 1, Volume 2] filed by Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia. (ECF: Lisa Pavento)
07/10/2017 Received paper copies of EAppendix filed by Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia. 2 VOLUMES - 2 COPIES
07/14/2017 Reply Brief filed by Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
07/17/2017 Received paper copies of EBrief filed by Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc..
07/28/2017 The Court has determined that oral argument will be necessary in this case. Please forward 3 additional copies of the 2 volumes of Appendix filed 5/24/17 by Attorney Sarah Parker LaFantano for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc. to the Clerk's Office, Attention: Jenifer Tubbs. Your prompt attention to this matter is appreciated.
07/28/2017 The Court has determined that oral argument will be necessary in this case. Please forward 3 additional copies of the 2 volumes of Supplemental Appendix filed 7/7/17 by Attorney Lisa Pavento for Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission to the Clerk's Office, Attention: Jenifer Tubbs. Your prompt attention to this matter is appreciated.
08/01/2017 Additional copies of Appendix (3 sets - 2 vols ea) received from Sarah Parker LaFantano for Public.Resource.Org, Inc. and forwarded to the record room.
08/03/2017 Additional copies of Supplemental Appendix (3 sets - 2 vols ea) received from Lisa Pavento for State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission and forwarded to the record room.
08/16/2017 Assigned to tentative calendar number 4 in Atlanta during the week of November 13, 2017. Counsel must be logged into CM/ECF in order to view the attached calendar.
09/21/2017 Calendar issued as to cases to be orally argued the week of 11/13/2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Counsel are directed to electronically acknowledge receipt of this calendar by docketing the Calendar Receipt Acknowledged event in ECF. Counsel must be logged into CM/ECF in order to view the attached calendar.
09/21/2017    E-filed Appearance of Counsel processed for Attorney Elizabeth Hannah Rader for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc. in 17-11589.
09/21/2017    Oral argument scheduled. Argument Date: Thursday, 11/16/2017 Argument Location: Atlanta.
09/22/2017    Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission hereby acknowledges receipt of a copy of the printed calendar for 11/16/2017. Lisa C. Pavento (404-645-7700) will present argument. (ECF: Anthony Askew)
09/25/2017    Attorney Elizabeth Hannah Rader for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc. hereby acknowledges receipt of a copy of the printed calendar for 11/16/2017. Elizabeth H Rader 202-239-3008 will present argument. (ECF: Elizabeth Rader)
09/26/2017 MOTION to appear in oral argument filed by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation and American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. Motion is Opposed. [8254595-1] (ECF: Esha Bhandari)
10/06/2017 ORDER: Amicus Curiae's, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Georgia, Inc., Southern Poverty Law Center, Center for Democracy & Technology and Georgia Coalition for The People's Agenda motion for leave to participate in oral argument on time ceded by Appellant is GRANTED. ENTERED FOR THE COURT - BY DIRECTION [8254595-2]
11/06/2017 MOTION to appear pro hac vice filed by Attorney Vera Eidelman for Amicus Curiae American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. [8292102-1]
11/06/2017 ORDER: Motion to appear pro hac vice filed by Vera Eidelman is GRANTED. [8292102-2] SM
11/13/2017 Letter to the Court regarding representation of Defendant-Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc. in a matter between it and the State of Mississippi. filed by Attorney Sarah Parker LaFantano for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. (ECF: Sarah LaFantano)
11/16/2017 Oral argument held. [Audio, Transcript] Oral Argument participants were Vera Eidelman for Amicus Curiae American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Elizabeth Hannah Rader for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc. and Lisa Pavento for Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission.
07/20/2018 Notice under FRAP 28(j) of supplemental authority filed by Attorney Elizabeth Hannah Rader for Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. (ECF: Elizabeth Rader) [Entered: 07/20/2018 12:45 PM]
10/19/2018    Judgment entered as to Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. [Entered: 10/19/2018 12:36 PM]
10/19/2018 Opinion issued by court as to Appellant Public.Resource.Org, Inc.. Decision: Reversed in part, Vacated in part and Remanded. Opinion type: Published. Opinion method: Signed. The opinion is also available through the Court's Opinions page at this link http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions. [Entered: 10/19/2018 12:39 PM] [OPIKN-1A Notice to Counsel/Parties]
11/02/2018 Bill of costs] filed by Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellees Code Revision Commission and State of Georgia. [17-11589] (ECF: Anthony Askew) [Entered: 11/02/2018 06:22 PM]
11/07/2018 Signed Approved Bill of costs] filed by Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. [Entered: 11/07/2018 03:48 PM]
11/07/2018 Signed Approved Bill of costs] filed by Attorney Anthony B. Askew for Appellees State of Georgia and Code Revision Commission. [Entered: 11/07/2018 03:48 PM]

12/08/2018Application (18A598) [Proof of Service] to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 17, 2019 to March 4, 2019, submitted to Justice Thomas.

03/22/2019SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES DOCKET 18-1150
12/20/2018Application (18A598) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until March 4, 2019.
03/01/2019Petition for Certiorari
03/01/2019Certificate of Compliance
03/01/2019Certiorari Proof of Service
03/01/2019Appendix to the Petition

03/22/2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 4, 2019 to May 3, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
03/27/2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 3, 2019.

04/04/2019Amicus brief of BENDER & CO., INC. submitted.
Main Document; Certificate of Word Count; Proof of Service
04/04/2019Amicus brief of Arkansas, Alabama, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Tennessee submitted.
Main Document; Certificate of Word Count; Proof of Service
04/04/2019Amicus brief of The Software & Information Industry Association submitted.
Main Document; Certificate of Word Count; Proof of Service


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