Thomas Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.
ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION 107 AND STAYING CASES PENDING RESOLUTION OF PETITION FOR CERTIORARI IN THE SUPREME COURT. All dates and deadlines in these actions are VACATED and taken off calendar at this time by Judge Otis D. Wright, II. (lc). Modified on 11/21/2014 (lc).
United States District Court
Central District of California
THOMAS ROBINS, individually and on
behalf of all others similarly situated,
ORDER GRANTING MOTION
FOR RECONSIDERATION 
AND STAYING CASES PENDING
Case No. 2:10-cv-05306-ODW(AGRx)
RESOLUTION OF PETITION FOR
JENNIFER PURCELL, individually and
on behalf of all others similarly situated,
Case No. 2:11-cv-06003-ODW(AGRx)
Before the Court in these consolidated class actions is Defendant Spokeo Inc.’s
Motion for Reconsideration Re. Order on Motion to Stay Case. (ECF No. 107.)
Plaintiffs Thomas Robins and Jennifer Purcell do not oppose the Motion. (ECF
Nos. 108, 109.)
In the Motion, Spokeo seeks reconsideration of the Court’s
June 3, 2014 Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Stay Pending Resolution of
Petition for Certiorari.
Reconsideration, the Court finds that new material facts have emerged to warrant
reconsideration of the Court’s prior decision. See L.R. 7-18.
(ECF No. 94.)
Having reviewed the Motion for
On October 6, 2014, the Supreme Court invited the Solicitor General to file a
brief expressing the views of the United States on Spokeo’s petition for certiorari.
Supreme Court review would automatically stay the Robins action, and a call for the
views of the Solicitor General makes it significantly more likely that the Supreme
Court will grant Spokeo’s petition. Therefore, the Court finds that a stay of these
consolidated cases is appropriate at this time to avoid a waste of time and resources.
For these reasons, the Court GRANTS Spokeo’s Motion for Reconsideration
and STAYS these consolidated actions pending resolution of Spokeo’s petition for
certiorari in the Supreme Court.
VACATED and taken off calendar at this time.
All dates and deadlines in these actions are
IT IS SO ORDERED.
November 21, 2014
OTIS D. WRIGHT, II
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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