Archive for October, 2006

PM USA FILES PROPOSED CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS UNDER PROTEST; ALTRIA “SUPPORTS” STATEMENTS, BUT DISTANCES ITSELF FROM VERDICT

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

Philip Morris USA and its parent Altria filed an extraordinary pair of documents on Oct. 16, 2006.
PM laid out its proposed Corrective statements “as compelled by the final judgment and remedial order” of Judge Kessler, while insisting that “the corrective statements remedy imposed by the Court is not supported by the factual record and the […]

Judge Allows Distribution of McCallum Deposition

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

On Oct. 5, 2006, Citizens for Ethics for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) won a major battle over the DOJ when Columbia District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan granted its request to distribute the videotape of CREW’s deposition of Associate Attorney General Robert McCallum, and denied DOJ’s request for emails that are in […]

DOJ DUNS TOBACCO $1.9M IN TRIAL COSTS

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

Text follows of:
DOJ’s Bill of Costs
Bill of Costs Memorandum
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States
V.
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.,
f/k/a PHILIP MORRIS INC., et al.,
Case Number: 99-CV-02496 (GK)
BILL OF COSTS
Judgment having been entered in the above entitled action on August 17, 2006 against Joint Defendants (date) the Clerk is requested to tax the […]