Archive for the 'Documents' Category

USA v. Philip Morris, et. al. Appeal: J U D G M E N T, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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On consideration thereof, it is ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the judgment of the District Court appealed from in these causes be affirmed in part, reversed in part, and the case be remanded for further proceedings, in accordance with the opinion of the court filed herein this date.
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NICOPURE v. FDA: NOTICE (Joint) by SYLVIA MATHEWS BURWELL, ROBERT CALIFF, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, Jun 8, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

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EXCERPT:
The parties respectfully notify the Court that the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has announced that it is deferring enforcement of all future compliance deadlines under the Deeming Rule for three months . . .
Plaintiff Nicopure Labs, LLC believes that this deferral is not a reason for the Court to […]

DOCKET for CEI v. DOT, Nov 14, 2016-Apr 10, 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017

EXCERPT:
11/14/2016 Open Document JOINT APPENDIX [1645941] filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute, Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and Gordon Cummings.
. . .
04/10/2017 Open Document ORAL ARGUMENT HELD before Judges Kavanaugh, Ginsburg and Randolph. [16-1128]
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CEI v DOT: COURTROOM MINUTES OF ORAL ARGUMENT, Apr 10, 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017

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EXCERPT:
BEFORE:
Circuit Judge Kavanaugh, and Senior Circuit Judges Ginsburg and
Randolph
COURTROOM MINUTES OF ORAL ARGUMENT
PROCLAMATION BEING MADE, the Court opened on April 10, 2017 at 3:11 p.m. The
cause was heard as case No. 3 of 3 and argued before the Court by:
Sam Kazman, counsel for Petitioners.
Tara S. Morrissey […]

CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: NOTICE OF AMICUS CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS IN RESPONSE TO THE COURT’S NOTICE TO PARTIES

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

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NOTICE OF AMICUS CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS IN RESPONSE TO THE COURT’S NOTICE TO PARTIES
EXCERPT:
Lawyers with the law firm, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, have been representing Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health and medical organizations in connection with amicus curiae briefs either filed, or to be filed, in various lawsuits […]

CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: NOTICE TO PARTIES, Apr 3, 2017

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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EXCERPT:
I hereby provide notice to the parties that my former law firm, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, has, from time to time, and still may, represent the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (“CTFK”). When I was a lawyer at the firm, I did not work on any matter on behalf of CTFK. Additionally, my […]

CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE CAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE, Apr 3, 2017

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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EXCERPT:
To Those Courageous Men And Women Who Came To This Country In Search Of Personal Freedom, Economic Opportunity And A Future Of Hope For their Families
These words, etched on the Immigrant Statue in historic Ybor City, ring hollow in the face of regulatory onslaught by the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) […]

DOCKET for CIGAR ASSOCIATION v FDA, Apr 3-5, 2017

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Date Filed # Docket Text
04/03/2017 29 MOTION for Leave to File by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (Greenwold, Mark) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
04/03/2017 MINUTE ORDER granting 23 Cause of Action Institute’s Motion for Leave to File Brief as Amicus Curiae. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 04/03/2017. (lcapm3) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
04/03/2017 30 ORDER granting 29 Unopposed Motion of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids […]

DOCKET for CIGAR ASSOCIATION v FDA, Feb 21-Mar 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

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MINUTE ORDER granting 27 the parties’ Joint Motion to Amend Scheduling Order. The revised schedule is as follows: Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment shall be filed on or before May 1, 2017; briefs of any amici granted leave to file in support of Defendants shall be filed […]

CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, Feb 13, 2017

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

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EXCERPT:
For these reasons and those set out in the accompanying Memorandum of Law, Plaintiffs request that the Court grant their motion for summary judgment on all claims and: (1) vacate and set aside the Deeming Rule; (2) vacate and set aside the User Fee Rule; (3) declare that the User Fee […]