Hearings and Rulings

Status Conference Transcript (September 15, 2011)

Transcript of oral argument on associational standing and class certification (May 3, 2012)

Opinion Granting Class Certification (May 31, 2012)

Scheduling Orders


Motion for Class Certification

Author plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification (December 12, 2011)

Google’s response (February 8, 2012)

Academic author letter in objection (February 13, 2012)

Plaintiffs’ reply memorandum in support (April 3, 2012)

Google Notice of Supplemental Authority (Opinion in Cambridge University Press v. Becker) (May 18, 2012)

Google’s Petition for Permission to Appeal Class Certification (June 14, 2012)

Order Granting Permission to Appeal (August 14, 2012)


Motion to Dismiss

Google’s Motion to Dismiss (December 22, 2011)

Author plaintiffs’ Memorandum in Opposition (February 6, 2012)

Google’s Reply Memorandum in Support (February 17, 2012)


Motions for Summary Judgment

Google’s Motion for Summary Judgment (July 27, 2012)

Author plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment (July 26, 2012; public redacted version filed August 3, 2012)

Brief Amicus Curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation et al. (August 1, 2012)

Brief Amicus Curiae of Digital Humanities and Law Scholars (August 3, 2012)

Plaintiffs’ Opposition to amicus briefs (August 9, 2012)

  • ALA, EFF et al.’s reply (August 14, 2012)
  • Digital Humanities and Law Scholars’ reply (August 15, 2012)
  • Order allowing filings (August 15, 2012)