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Case Information: 14-CV-0101
Short Caption:COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE, ET AL V. MICHAEL E. MANN, PH.DClassification:Appeals - Civil - General Civil (CAB)
Lead:14-CV-0101Consolidated:14-CV-0126
Superior Court or Agency Case Number:CAB8263-12Filed Date:01/24/2014

Opening Event Date:01/24/2014Case Status:Decided/Dismissed
Record Completed:06/26/2014Post-Decision Matter Pending:
Briefs Completed:09/03/2014
Argued/Submitted:11/25/2014
Disposition:Next Scheduled Action:
Mandate Issued:03/11/2019
Expedited

Party Information
Appellate RoleParty NameIFPAttorney(s)Arguing AttorneyE-Filer
Amicus CuriaeNewsmax Media, Inc.N
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeFree Beacon, LLC.N
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeThe Foundation for Cultural ReviewN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeThe Daily Caller, LLC, PJN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeThe Electronic Frontier FoundationN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeCato InstituteN
Ilya ShapiroNY
Bradley A. BenbrookNN
Stephen M. DuvernayNN
Amicus CuriaeReason FoundationN
Ilya ShapiroNY
Bradley A. BenbrookNN
Stephen M. DuvernayNN
Amicus CuriaeIndividual Rights FoundationN
Ilya ShapiroNY
Bradley A. BenbrookNN
Stephen M. DuvernayNN
Amicus CuriaeGoldwater InstituteN
Ilya ShapiroNY
Bradley A. BenbrookNN
Stephen M. DuvernayNN
Amicus CuriaeThe Reporters Committee for Freedom of the PressN
Gregg P. LeslieNN
Seth D. BerlinNY
Shaina Jones WardNN
Mara J. GassmannNY
Amicus CuriaeMark SteynN
Michael J. SongerNY
Amicus CuriaeJudith A. CurryN
John J. VecchioneNY
Amicus CuriaeStephen McIntyreN
John ConnollyNY
Amicus CuriaeNewsmax Media, Inc.N
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeFree Beacon LLCN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeThe Foundation for Cultural ReviewN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeThe Daily Caller, LLCN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaePJ Media, LLCN
Phillip C. ChangNY
Amicus CuriaeAmerican Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's CapitalN
Arthur B. SpitzerNY
Amicus CuriaeCommittee for Freedom of the PressN
Gregg P. LeslieNN
Amicus CuriaeDistrict of ColumbiaN
Loren L. AliKhanNY
Amicus-AppellantAlliance Defending FreedomN
David A. CortmanNN
AppellantCompetitive Enterprise InstituteN
Andrew M. GrossmanYY
Bruce D. BrownNY
David B. Rivkin, Jr.NN
Mark I. BailenNY
AppellantRand SimbergN
Andrew M. GrossmanYY
Bruce D. BrownNY
David B. Rivkin, Jr.NN
Mark I. BailenNY
AppelleeMichael E. MannN
Bernard S. GrimmNY
John B. WilliamsYY
Chad KurtzNY

Events
Event DateStatusDescriptionResult
01/24/2014FiledNotice Of Appeal
03/05/2014FiledRecord Index
03/26/2014FiledOrder Sua Sponte Consolidating Appeals 14CV101 & 14CV126 and...
03/26/2014FiledOrder To Show Cause (NON-APPEALABLE)
03/26/2014FiledTMC//OTSC//ROTSC//MOTION TO DISMISS//OPPO//MOTION TO WITHDRAW COUNSEL//MOTION TO FILE AMICUS RESPONSE//LODGED AMICUS RESPONSE//MOTION TO FILE LODGED AMICUS RESPONSE
03/28/2014FiledMotion To Dismiss Appeal, or in the alternative, motion to expedite appeal (Appellee 14-CV-126)Granted in Part/Denied in Part
03/28/2014FiledMotion To Dismiss Appeal, or in the alternative, motion to expedite. (Appellee 14--CV-101)Granted in Part/Denied in Part
04/09/2014FiledOpposition response to appellee's motion to dismiss or expedite appeal (Appellant)
04/09/2014FiledCounsel's Motion To Withdraw (Bruce D. Brown) (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
04/15/2014FiledResponse To Order To Show Cause (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg & National Review)
04/15/2014LodgedReceived courtesy copy of order from superior court signed by Judge Weisberg 4/11/14 (Appellant)
04/22/2014FiledMotion For Leave to File amici curiae (Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press) Brief (Amicus Curiae Committee for Freedom)Granted
04/22/2014FiledMotion For Leave to File amicus curiae Brief (Amicus Curiae District of Columbia)Granted
04/25/2014FiledOpposition to appellants' response to the court's order to show cause regarding application of the collateral order doctrine (Appellee)
04/30/2014FiledResponse (Amicus Curiae American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital)
04/30/2014FiledResponse (Amicus Curiae Committee for Freedom of the Press)
04/30/2014FiledResponse (Amicus Curiae District of Columbia)
04/30/2014FiledORDER, SS, DIRECTING the CLERK TO FILE (ACLU's) lodged AMICUS RESPONSE and F/O GRANTING (REPORTERS) and (DC'S) MOTION TO FILE the lodged AMICUS RESPONSES and...
04/30/2014FiledF/O GRANTING (B. BROWN's) MOTION TO WITHDRAW APPEARANCE and...
04/30/2014FiledF/O DENYING APPELLEE'S MOTION TO DISMISS and GRANTING APPELLEE'S ALTERNATIVE REQUEST TO EXPEDITE APPEALS and F/O DISCHARGING the OTSC and DIRECTING the PARTIES TO ADDRESS the JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES IN THEIR BRIEFS
05/13/2014FiledInitial Order
05/19/2014FiledStatement Regarding Transcript(s) (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
05/21/2014FiledNo Transcript Needed (14-CV-101)
06/04/2014FiledOrder that appellant National Review shall within 10 calendar days from the date of this order submit the statement regarding transcripts, accompanied by a motion for leave to file out of time.
06/10/2014FiledMotion For Leave to File Statement Regarding Transcript (National Review, Inc.) (Appellant)Granted
06/26/2014FiledOrder Granting Motion For Leave to File Statement Regarding Transcript (National Review, Inc.) (Appellant)
06/26/2014FiledStatement Regarding Transcript(s) (Natl Review, Inc) (Appellant) *14-CV-126
06/26/2014FiledNo Transcript Needed - 14-CV-126
06/26/2014FiledRecord Completed
06/26/2014FiledAdvance Briefing Order
06/26/2014FiledLetter To Counsel/Party Re Future Calendaring
08/04/2014FiledBrief (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
08/04/2014FiledJoint Appendix (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
08/04/2014FiledBrief (Appellant) National Review, Inc.
08/11/2014FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae District of Columbia)
08/11/2014FiledMotion For Leave to File brief as Amicus Curiae (Amicus Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus The Electronic Frontier Foundation, Amicus The Foundation for Cultural Review)Granted
08/11/2014FiledMotion To Appear Pro Hac Vice Bradley A. Benbrook and Stephen M. DuvernayGranted
08/11/2014FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae Cato Institute, Amicus Curiae Goldwater Institute, Amicus Curiae Individual Rights Foundation, Amicus Curiae Reason Foundation)
08/11/2014FiledMotion For Leave to File Brief - Amicus-Appellant Alliance Defending Freedom)Granted
08/12/2014FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press)
08/13/2014FiledMotion For Leave to File Brief (Amicus Curiae- Mark Steyn)Granted
09/03/2014FiledBrief (Appellee)
09/03/2014FiledBriefing Completed
09/08/2014FiledOrder Granting Motion For Leave to File Brief (Amicus Curiae- Mark Steyn)
09/08/2014FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae - Mark Steyn)
09/08/2014FiledOrder Granting Motion For Leave to File Brief - Amicus-Appellant Alliance Defending Freedom)
09/08/2014FiledBrief (Amicus-Appellant - Alliance Defending Freedom)
09/08/2014FiledOrder Granting Motion For Leave to File brief as Amicus Curiae (Amicus Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus The Electronic Frontier Foundation, Amicus The Foundation for Cultural Review)
09/08/2014FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Curiae Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus Curiae The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus Curiae The Electronic Frontier Foundation, Amicus Curiae The Foundation for Cultural Review)
09/08/2014FiledOrder Granting Motion To Appear Pro Hac Vice Bradley A. Benbrook and Stephen M. Duvernay
09/24/2014FiledReply Brief (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
09/24/2014FiledReply Brief (Appellant)
09/30/2014FiledACTION - Ready for Calendaring - Regular
10/03/2014FiledACTION - Calendar notice sent
10/14/2014FiledMotion for additional time for oral argument (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)Granted
10/21/2014FiledOpposition to appellant's joint motion for additional time for oral argument (Appellee)
11/04/2014FiledOrder Granting joint motion for additional argument time.
11/14/2014FiledMotion for leave to argue and extend oral argument by 5 minutes. (Amicus Curiae District of Columbia)Granted
11/20/2014FiledOrder Granting amicus curiae (DC) motion to argue.
11/25/2014FiledArgued Before Associate Judges Beckwith, Easterly, and Senior Judge Ruiz. (Andrew M. Grossman Esq., for appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute) (Michael A. Carvin Esq.,for appellant Nattional Review Inc.) (John B. Williams Esq.,for appellee Michael E. Mann) (Ariel B. Levinson-Waldman Esq.,for Amicus District of Columbia).
12/04/2014FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
04/24/2015FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
04/27/2015FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant)
04/29/2015FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellee) (Mann)
10/16/2015FiledChange Of Address Received From Michael E. Mann (Appellee)
11/23/2015FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
05/09/2016FiledLetter requesting that the Court issue it's decision without further delay. (Appellee)
05/11/2016FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
05/12/2016FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant, National Review Inc.
05/16/2016FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Michael Mann) (Appellee)
06/01/2016FiledLetter in response to the Rule 28(k) notice sent to the court on May 12, 2016. (Appellee)
09/20/2016FiledLetter regarding the significant delay in this appeal. (Appellee Mann)
10/28/2016FiledCounsel's Motion To Withdraw (Catherine R. Reilly) (Appellee Mann)Granted
11/09/2016FiledOrder Granting appellee's motion to withdraw as counsel.
11/21/2016FiledAppearance by Chad E. Kurtz (Appellee Mann)
12/22/2016FiledReversed And Remanded. (BW,EA,RZ)
12/23/2016FiledMotion For Extension Of Time to File petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, National Review, Inc., Rand Simberg)Granted
01/04/2017FiledOrdered that the motion is granted and appellants Competitive Enterprise Institute and Rand Simberg's petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc shall be filed on or before January 19, 2017.
01/05/2017FiledAmended Order Granting Motion For Extension Of Time to File petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, National Review, Inc., Rand Simberg)
01/18/2017FiledChange Of Address Received John B. Williams
01/19/2017FiledPetition For Rehearing/Rehearing En Banc (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)Granted in Part/Denied in Part
01/19/2017FiledPetition For Rehearing/Rehearing En Banc (Appellant National Review Inc)Granted in Part/Denied in Part
01/19/2017FiledCounsel's Motion To Withdraw (Appellant National Review Inc)Granted
01/23/2017FiledMotion to file an Amicus Curiae Brief supporting the petition for rehearing (Amicus Curiae Cato Institute)Granted
01/23/2017LodgedBrief (Amicus Curiae Cato Institute)
01/25/2017FiledMotion For Leave to File amicus curiae brief Brief (Amicus Curiae Curry)Granted
01/25/2017LodgedBrief (Amicus Curiae Curry)
01/26/2017FiledMotion For Leave to File to file amicus curiae brief Brief (Amicus Curiae McIntyre)Granted
01/27/2017LodgedBrief (Amicus Curiae McIntyre)
01/30/2017FiledMotion For Leave to File amici curiae brief Brief (Amicus Curiae Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Curiae Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus Curiae The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus Curiae The Foundation for Cultural Review)Granted
01/31/2017FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Curiae Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus Curiae The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus Curiae The Foundation for Cultural Review)
02/28/2017FiledOrdered that appellee, within 14 days from the date of this order, shall file a response (ten copies) thereto.
03/13/2017FiledResponse to petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc (Appellee Mann)
11/13/2017FiledChange Of Address Received of Mara J. Gassmann
11/13/2017FiledChange Of Address Received of Seth D. Berlin
01/29/2018FiledLetter from appellee Michael E. Mann's attorney regarding the status of the petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc. (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute)
02/26/2018FiledRule 28(k) Citation Of Supplemental Authority (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)
12/13/2018FiledOrder Granting David M. Morrell, Esquire's motion to withdraw as counsel for appellant National Review, Inc., and the Clerk shall withdraw his appearance.
12/13/2018FiledOrder Granting amici curiae's motions for leave to file the lodged briefs supporting appellants' petitions for rehearing or rehearing en banc, and the Clerk shall file the lodged briefs.
12/13/2018FiledOrder Granting appellants' petitions for rehearing to the extent this court's opinion issued on December 22, 2016, 150 A.3d 1213, is being amended to add a new footnote 39 and revise former footnote 45 (now 46). The amended opinion is attached to this order.
12/13/2018FiledOrder Denying appellant's petitions for rehearing en banc without prejudice to the filing of a new petition for rehearing en banc addressed to the amended opinion.
12/13/2018FiledAMENDED OPINION - Reversed And Remanded. (BW,EA,RZ)
12/21/2018WithdrawnMandate (14-CV-101)
12/27/2018FiledPetition For Rehearing En Banc (Appellant National Review Inc)Denied
12/27/2018FiledPetition For Rehearing En Banc (Appellant Competitive Enterprise Institute, Appellant Simberg)Denied
12/31/2018FiledOrder, Sua Sponte, that the mandate issued on December 21, 2018, is hereby recalled and its issuance is stayed pending the court's resolution of the appellants' petitions for rehearing en banc filed on December 27, 2018.
01/03/2019FiledMotion For Leave to File Brief (Amicus Curiae Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Curiae Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus Curiae PJ Media, LLC, Amicus Curiae The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus Curiae The Foundation for Cultural Review)Granted
01/03/2019FiledMotion For Leave to File Brief (Amicus Curiae Cato Institute)Granted
01/03/2019FiledMotion For Leave to File Brief (Amicus Curiae McIntyre)Granted
01/03/2019FiledMotion For Leave to File Brief (Amicus Curiae Curry)Granted
02/13/2019FiledNotice from amicus regarding petition for rehearing/rehearing en banc (Amicus Curiae The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press)
03/01/2019FiledOrder Granting Amicus Curiae's motions for leave to file the lodged briefs.
03/01/2019FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae Free Beacon, LLC., Amicus Curiae Newsmax Media, Inc., Amicus Curiae PJ Media, LLC, Amicus Curiae The Daily Caller, LLC, PJ, Amicus Curiae The Foundation for Cultural Review)
03/01/2019FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae Cato Institute)
03/01/2019FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae McIntyre)
03/01/2019FiledBrief (Amicus Curiae Curry)
03/01/2019FiledOrder Denying Appellants' Petitions For Rehearing En Banc.
03/11/2019FiledMandate (14-CV-101)
06/03/2019FiledCopy/Notice Of Petition For Writ Of Certiorari
12/02/2019FiledNotice Of Denial Of Pet. For Writ Of Certiorari