6001: Consent MOTION for Order Concerning an Additional Issue to be Referred to Mediation Under Order #34- Remand: Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order (1/25/2013)

January 29, 2013 8:56 pm by Gene Borio

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it is hereby ORDERED that:

Beyond the implementation issues previously referred to mediation in Appendix B to this Court’s Memorandum and Opinion to Order #34-Remand (DN 5995), the following issue is hereby also REFERRED TO MEDIATION: whether the phrase “the Defendant tobacco companies” should be replaced with some other text in the various corrective statements.

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FULL TEXT:

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

____________________________________

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Plaintiff,

Civil Action No. 99-CV-2496 (GK)

Next scheduled court appearance:

and

February 7, 2013

TOBACCO-FREE KIDS

ACTION FUND, et al.

Plaintiff-Intervenors

v.

PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., et al.,

Defendants.

____________________________________)

(Proposed)

CONSENT ORDER #____-REMAND CONCERNING AN ADDITIONAL ISSUE TO BE REFERRED TO MEDIATION UNDER ORDER #34-REMAND

Upon consideration of the Joint Motion for Consent Order Between the United States, the Public Health Intervenors, Philip Morris USA Inc., Altria Group, Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Lorillard Tobacco Company Concerning an Additional Issue to be Referred to Mediation Under Order #34-Remand, and the entire record herein, it is hereby ORDERED that:

Beyond the implementation issues previously referred to mediation in Appendix B to this Court’s Memorandum and Opinion to Order #34-Remand (DN 5995), the following issue is hereby also REFERRED TO MEDIATION: whether the phrase “the Defendant tobacco companies” should be replaced with some other text in the various corrective statements.

DATED: ______________, 2013 __________________________

GLADYS KESSLER

U.S. District Judge

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