No. 20-255
Title:Mahanoy Area School District, Petitioner
v.
B. L., a Minor, By and Through Her Father, Lawrence Levy and Her Mother, Betty Lou Levy
Docketed:September 1, 2020
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
   Case Numbers:(19-1842)
   Decision Date:June 30, 2020
   Rehearing Denied:
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 28 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 1, 2020)
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Sep 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
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Sep 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 30, 2020.
Oct 01 2020Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania School Boards Association and Pennsylvania Principals Association filed.
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Oct 01 2020Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed.
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Nov 30 2020Brief of respondents B.L., a minor, by and through her father Lawrence Levy and her mother Betty Lou Levy in opposition filed.
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Dec 14 2020Reply of petitioner Mahanoy Area School District filed.
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Dec 16 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 08 2021Petition GRANTED.
Feb 22 2021Brief of petitioner Mahanoy Area School District filed.
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Feb 22 2021Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
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Feb 24 2021Brief amici curiae of Cyberbullying Research Center, Committee for Children, Council of Administrators of Special Education, Garden State Equality, The Bully Project, STOMP Out Bullying, One Circle Foundation and SEL4NJ filed.
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Feb 24 2021Amicus brief of Cyberbullying Research Center, Committee for Children, Council of Administrators of Special Education, Garden State Equality, The Bully Project, STOMP Out Bullying, One Circle Foundation and SEL4NJ submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of The Huntsville, Alabama City Board of Education and Eleven Additional Alabama School Districts submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of National Association of Pupil Services Administrators and Pennsylvania Association of Pupil Services Administrators submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of First Amendment and Education Law Scholars submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of American Center for Law and Justice submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of Pennsylvania School Boards Association and Pennsylvania Principals Association submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of National School Boards Association, et al. submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of Nation Education Association submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawai‘i, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and the Wisconsin Attorney General submitted.
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Mar 01 2021Amicus brief of United States submitted.
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NAMEADDRESSPHONE
Attorneys for Petitioner
Lisa Schiavo Blatt
    Counsel of Record
Williams & Connolly LLP
725 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

lblatt@wc.com
202-434-5050
Party name: Mahanoy Area School District
Attorneys for Respondent
Witold J. Walczak
    Counsel of Record
ACLU of Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 23058
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

vwalczak@aclupa.org
412-681-7864
Party name: B.L., a minor, by and through her father Lawrence Levy and her mother Betty Lou Levy
Other
Gregory George Garre
    Counsel of Record
Latham & Watkins LLP
555 11th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004

gregory.garre@lw.com
202-637-2200
Party name: National School Boards Association, et al.
Christopher Blewer Gilbert
    Counsel of Record
Thompson & Horton LLP
3200 Southwest Freeway
Suite 2000
Houston, TX 77027

cgilbert@thompsonhorton.com
7135546744
Party name: National Association of Pupil Services Administrators and Pennsylvania Association of Pupil Services Administrators
Douglas S. Martland
    Counsel of Record
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, et. al
1 Ashburton Place
20th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

douglas.martland@mass.gov
617-963-2062
Party name: Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawai‘i, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and the Wisconsin Attorney General
Alice Margaret O'Brien
    Counsel of Record
National Education Association
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

aobrien@nea.org
202 822 7035
Party name: Nation Education Association
Elizabeth B. Prelogar
    Counsel of Record
Acting Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
202-514-2217
Party name: United States
Eddie Travis Ramey
    Counsel of Record
Burr & Forman LLP
420 North 20th Street, Wells Fargo Tower, Suite 3400
Birmingham, AL 35203

tramey@burr.com
2054585489
Party name: The Huntsville, Alabama City Board of Education and Eleven Additional Alabama School Districts
David Beryl Rubin
    Counsel of Record
The Busch Law Group LLC
450 Main Street, P.O. Box 4579
Metuchen, NJ 08840

drubin@buschlawgroup.com
9088964482
Party name: Cyberbullying Research Center, Committee for Children, Council of Administrators of Special Education, Garden State Equality, The Bully Project, STOMP Out Bullying, One Circle Foundation and SEL4NJ
Jay Alan Sekulow
    Counsel of Record
American Center for Law and Justice
201 Maryland Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002

sekulow@aclj.org
2025468890
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice
Misha Tseytlin
    Counsel of Record
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
227 W. Monroe, Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60606

misha.tseytlin@troutman.com
(312) 759-5947
Party name: First Amendment and Education Law Scholars
Michael Hugh McGinley
    Counsel of Record
Dechert LLP
1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

michael.mcginley@dechert.com
202-261-3378
Party name: Pennsylvania School Boards Association and Pennsylvania Principals Association