Archive for February, 2011

ORDER #13 on Applicability

Friday, February 25th, 2011

THE PDF IS HERE.
EXCERPT:
ORDER #13
The Court held a lengthy Status Conference, as scheduled, on February 24, 2011. Based on the representations of Counsel and discussions about the future progress of this case, it is hereby
ORDERED, that, by agreement of the parties, the following language shall replace Section II (“Applicability”) of the Court’s Final Order #1015 […]

ORDER #14 on Filing Deadlines

Friday, February 25th, 2011

THE PDF IS HERE
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EXCERPT:
ORDER #14
The Court held a lengthy Status Conference, as scheduled, on February 24, 2011. Based on the representations of Counsel and discussions about the future progress of this case, it is hereby
ORDERED, that, unless otherwise stated, all future filings are to be filed with the Court by 4:30 p.m. on the date […]

Intervenors’ Stipulation on access to sealed and confidential information, 2/25/2011

Friday, February 25th, 2011

THE PDF IS HERE.
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EXCERPT:
Whereas, on August 15, 2005, the Court entered Order # 997 (DN 5593) granting Defendants’ motion to exclude the Public Health Intervenors from obtaining access to sealed and confidential information in this case, and ordering that “Plaintiffs-Intervenors are barred from accessing sealed materials or information protected from disclosure under Order #7, Order […]

CIVIL DOCKET for Feb. 25, 2011

Friday, February 25th, 2011

U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:99-cv-02496-GK
Date Filed # Docket Text
02/25/2011 5877 ORDER #13 substituting new language for Section II (”Applicability”) of 5733 Order #1015. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 2/25/11. (lcgk3, ) Modified on 2/25/2011 (CL, ). (Entered: 02/25/2011)
02/25/2011 5878 ORDER #14 that all future filings are to be filed by […]

Whither the Minnesota Tobacco Depository?

Friday, February 25th, 2011

In Thursday’s hearing, Judge Kessler talked about her concerns about The MN Depository. In her 2006 verdict, Judge Kessler ordered the MN and Guildford Depositories to be maintained until 2021, but she said she was concerned, partly because the MN judge [Ramsey County Judge Guthman] who is currently in charge of the depository is concerned. […]

EXPERT REPORT OF KELLY BLAKE, Sc.D.

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

THE 509-page English/Spanish PDF IS HERE
EXCERPTS:
(15) In Phase I of the study (qualitative phase), NCI contracted with the social marketing firm Salter>Mitchell (S>M) to conduct focus groups to test a series of potential corrective statements for use in United States v. Philip Morris USA, Inc. The objectives of this research were: to evaluate […]

ORDER # 12

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

THE PDF IS HERE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, :
Plaintiff,
v.
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al.,
Defendants.
Civil Action No. 99-2496 (GK)
ORDER # 12
Upon consideration of Defendants’ Motion for Leave to File Reply in Support of Defendants’ Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to the United States’ Submission of Proposed […]

CIVIL DOCKET FOR USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al 02/23/2011

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

02/23/2011 5871 ORDER #9 denying as moot 5858 the United States’ Motion for Leave to File Proposed Corrective Statements and Expert Report Under Seal; the Corrective Statements and supporting expert report are to be unsealed and filed on the public docket. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 2/23/11. (CL, ) (Entered: 02/23/2011)
02/23/2011 5872 ORDER #10 granting as […]

UNITED STATES’ SUBMISSION OF PROPOSED CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS AND EXPERT REPORT

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

THE PDF IS HERE
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff,
v.
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al.,
Defendants.
LODGED UNDER SEAL SUBJECT TO DISPUTED MOTION FOR UNDER SEAL FILING
Civil Action No. 99-2496 (GK)
Next scheduled court appearance: February 24, 2011
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UNITED STATES’ SUBMISSION OF PROPOSED CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS AND EXPERT REPORT
The United States hereby submits its […]

CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:99-cv-02496-GK USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al 02/18/2011-02/22/2011

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Date Filed # Docket Text
02/18/2011 5866 Memorandum in opposition to re 5863 MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to the United States Submission of Proposed Corrective Statements and Expert Report and Incorporated Memorandum of Points and Authorities filed by TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND. (Meyer, Katherine) (Entered: 02/18/2011)
02/18/2011 5867 Memorandum in opposition to re 5863 MOTION for Extension […]