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DOCKET for USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al., Jun 20-30, 2017

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

06/20/2017 6207 MANDATE of USCA as to 6191 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH ALTADIS, COMMONWEALTH BRANDS INCORPORATED, ITG BRANDS, LLC ; USCA Case Number 99-2496. (Attachments: # 1 USCA Order)(td) (Entered: 06/23/2017)
06/27/2017 6208 ORDER #67-Remand: In accordance with the Opinion of […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENORS’ MEMORANDUM OF POSITION AS REQUIRED BY ORDER #65-REMAND, Jan 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Particularly in light of the Tobacco Industry’s recent acknowledgement to this Court that, as a result of the D.C. Circuit’s November 1, 2016 ruling on the relevant issue, “it is now clear that Defendant R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is required to publish three sets of corrective statements on television – […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: UNITED STATES’ MEMORANDUM IN RESPONSE TO ORDER #65-REMAND, Jan 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
This Court directed the parties to submit their positions by January 17, 2017, and set a status conference for January 31, 2017. . .
The United States agrees with the tobacco companies’ explanation about why the Court of Appeals’ recent decision raises no issues for this Court or the parties to […]

Simultaneous or Staggered? Fight over PFOFs

Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

Back in January, during DOJ lawyer Carolyn Hahn’s examination of Lorillard VP and General Counsel Ronald Milstein, B&W’s David Bernick objected to a document that had “no nexus to the case.” On the contrary, Ms. Hahn said, “it was cited in our PFOFs.”
Mr. Bernick has had very few moments of befuddlement in the 9 months […]