Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law v. Craigslist

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Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law v. Craigslist
by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Syllabus
519 F.3d 666 (7th Cir. 2008), is a decision affirming a lower court ruling that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) provides immunity to Internet service providers that "publish" classified ads that violate the Fair Housing Act (FHA).

519 F.3d 666

CHICAGO LAWYERS' COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant

v.

CRAIGSLIST, INC., Defendant-Appellee.

No. 07-1101

United States Court of Appeals,
Seventh Circuit.


February 15, 2008, Argued

March 14, 2008, Decided

As Amended May 2, 2008


For CHICAGO LAWYERS' COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW, INCORPORATED, Plaintiff - Appellant: Stephen D. Libowsky Click for Enhanced Coverage Linking Searches, HOWREY LLP, Chicago, IL USA.

For CRAIGSLIST INCORPORATED, Defendant - Appellee: Eric D. Brandfonbrener Click for Enhanced Coverage Linking Searches, PERKINS COIE, Chicago, IL USA; Patrick J. Carome Click for Enhanced Coverage Linking Searches, WILMER HALE, LLP, Washington, DC.

For NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING ALLIANCE, LAWYERS' COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW, Amici Curiae: John P. Relman Click for Enhanced Coverage Linking Searches, RELMAN & DANE, Washington, DC.

For AMAZON.COM, INCORPORATED, AOL, LLC, CABLE NEWS NETWORKS, INCORPORATED, EBAY INCORPORATED, GOOGLE INCORPORATED, Amici Curiae: Marc Zwillinger Click for Enhanced Coverage Linking Searches, SONNENSHEIN, NATH & ROSENTHAL, Washington, DC USA.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and WOOD and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).