Archive for November, 2006

COURT OF APPEALS GRANTS STAY OF KESSLER JUDGEMENT

Monday, November 13th, 2006

On Oct. 31, 2006, a 3-judge DC Court of Appeals panel granted the Defense’s motion to stay Judge Kessler’s Judgement and Order.
It’s odd, to me, that no news source pointed out that the panel included, once again, Judges Sentelle and Tatel. Judge Sentelle, once again, found for tobacco. Judge Tatel, once again, dissented from […]

UNPROVEN CORRECTIVES

Monday, November 13th, 2006

On October 30, 2006,the parties submitted their praecipes on the practicality and effectiveness of each others’ correctives, as required by Judge Kessler in her Order #1025 (Kessler Order #1025 on Correctives, Oct. 19, 2006.) She had found the parties’ previous filings had raised new issues, and some suggestions might require too “hands on” an approach […]

A HALLOWEEN CAROL

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

After the Supreme Court hearing in Philip Morris v. Williams, I stopped by the old campus, the Prettyman courthouse, to see some of the old gang. Ah, but the press room was almost empty today, everyone off covering new momentous events.
Well, I thought, I’ll take a jaunt up to Courtroom #19, maybe catch just […]