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Order #59 Remand 8/20/15

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
The Court of Appeals ruled that the phrase “deliberately deceived the American public” adopted by this Court in its Opinion, exceeded its authority under RICO to craft remedies “that prevent and restrain” future violations. 18U.S.C. § 1964(a). On June 30, 2015, in an effort to move matters forward as quickly as […]

DOJ Appeal MANDATE, Aug. 18, 2015

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
J U D G M E N T
These causes came on to be heard on the record on appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and were argued by counsel. On consideration thereof, it is
ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the judgment of the District Court appealed […]

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al. Aug 18, 2015

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Date Filed # Docket Text
08/18/2015 6163 MANDATE of USCA (certified copy) as to 6000 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, 6112 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., […]

ORDER #58-REMAND: Schedule for Briefing and Counter-Motion Regarding Plaintiffs’ Motion to Formally Reinstate the Descriptor Ban

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Upon consideration of the Parties’ Joint Motion for Schedule for Briefing and Counter-Motion Regarding Plaintiffs’ Motion to Formally Reinstate the Descriptor Ban, and the entire record in this case, it is hereby
ORDEED that the Joint Motion is GRANTED; and it is further
ORDERED that the Tobacco Companies’ combined opposition and brief supporting […]

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jul 31-Aug 4, 2015

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

07/31/2015 6160 MOTION to Formally Reinstate the Descriptor Ban by AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AMERICANS FOR NONSMOKERS’ RIGHTS, NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN TOBACCO PREVENTION NETWORK, TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 20150615 Email, Mandell to Crystal (w attchmnt), # 2 Exhibit Altria–Possible Role of Ind. Third […]

6159 Transmission of the Notice of Appeal, Order Appealed, and Docket Sheet to US Court of Appeals. (Entered: 07/24/2015)

Friday, July 24th, 2015

The PDF (794pp) is Here
[WARNING: This document contains
1. the entire USA v. Philip Morris et. al. (Case #99-2496) DOCKET from 1999 on, including all parties involved. (786 pp)
2. RJR’s 7/23/15 Notice of Appeal (previously posted Here)
3. Judge Kessler’s 5/28/15 ORDER #55-Remand (previously posted Here)
ie, nothing new.]
EXCERPT:
ORDER #55-Remand
Defendant R.J. Reynolds […]

UNITED STATES’ PETITION FOR PANEL REHEARING on Corrective Statements 7/6/15

Friday, July 24th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
The United States respectfully requests that the panel amend its opinion to clarify that the corrective statements at issue in this case may include the following introductory language:
A Federal Court has ordered Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA to make this statement about the [statement topic].1 Here is […]

R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY’S NOTICE OF APPEAL 7/23/15

Friday, July 24th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Notice is hereby given that Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, individually and as successor to Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, hereby appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from Order #55-Remand of this Court (Dkt. No. 6147, entered May 28, 2015), denying Defendant R.J. […]

SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURE OF DEFENDANT LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY’S CORPORATE AFFILIATIONS AND FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
We, the undersigned counsel of record for Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company . . . certify that, to the best of our knowledge and belief, LTC has ceased to exist as a separate entity. For that reason, LTC has no companies, subsidiaries, or affiliates that have any outstanding securities in the […]

Judge Kessler’s Status Hearing: What a Difference a Month Makes…

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

June 30, 2015. At the 20-minute hearing this morning, Judge Kessler wanted 2 issues addressed in light of the May 22, 2015 Court of Appeals ruling which struck down the self-vilifying language in the preambles of the corrective statements (The PDF is Here):
1. The new language; and
2. The formatting/placement, display, fonts, etc. (If […]