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20140929 APPELLANTS’ OPENING BRIEF

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

20140929 APPELLANTS’ OPENING BRIEF
The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
STATEMENT OF ISSUES
1. Whether the district court’s corrective statements violate the First Amendment and this Court’s 2009 mandate because they would compel Defendants to confess past misconduct and make assertions unsupported by the district court’s findings of fact, rather than provide purely factual and uncontroversial public-health information […]

Court of Appeals DOCKET #: 13-5028 for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jul 30-Sep 29, 2014

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Court of Appeals DOCKET #: 13-5028 for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al
EXCERPT:
09/29/2014 Open Document JOINT APPELLANT BRIEF [1514391] filed by Altria Group, Inc., Lorillard Tobacco Company, Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in 13-5028, 14-5161 [Service Date: 09/29/2014 ] Length of Brief: 13,343 Words. [13-5028, 14-5161] (Estrada, Miguel)
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Apr 4-Aug 13, 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Apr 4-Aug 13, 2014
EXCERPT:
08/13/2014 6128 REPLY to opposition to motion re 6120 Counter MOTION to ClarifyORDER #1015 AS TO NUMBER OF TV SPOTSCounter MOTION to Modify ORDER #1015 AS TO NUMBER OF TV SPOTS filed by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (Crane-Hirsch, Daniel) (Entered: 08/13/2014)
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VIACOM’s MOTION FOR LEAVE TO PARTICIPATE AS AMICUS CURIAE (PDF)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Viacom Inc. . . . hereby moves, on behalf of its television networks MTV®, MTV2®, VH1®, Comedy Central® and BET®, for leave to participate in this action as amicus curiae . . .
Viacom’s interest in this action is limited to the issue of the sufficiency, including the structure, of […]

DEFENDANTS’ RESPONSE TO MOTIONS TO FILE AMICUS CURIAE BRIEFS (PDF)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Pending before the Court are three motions for leave to file amicus curiae briefs . . . Defendants have advised the Court that they are willing to discuss with the Government and Intervenors whether the parties can accommodate the concerns of the amici within the framework of the existing agreement. In […]

Once Upon a Time, on a Day Far, Far Away . . .

Friday, January 24th, 2014

It appears only Reuters thought this hearing important enough to cover. Perhaps they’ve all given up; or, considering the briar patch of complications, probable appeals and likely delays discussed at the hearing, perhaps they feel that by the time anything actually happens in real life due to this trial, their grandchildren will be covering it […]

ORDER #43-Remand

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
The Court held a Status Conference on January 22, 2014. Based on the representations of the Counsel and discussions about the future progress of this case, it is hereby
ORDERED, that any oppositions to the three Motions for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Briefs [Dkt. Nos. 6027, 6028, and 6029] are due […]

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jan 22, 2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

01/22/2014 Set/Reset Hearings: Status Conference set for 1/22/2014 02:00 PM in Courtroom 26A before Judge Gladys Kessler. (CL, ) (Entered: 01/22/2014)
01/22/2014 6028 Amicus Curiae APPEARANCE entered by Natalie Olivia Ludaway on behalf of National Newspaper Publishers Association and National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit File stamp copy of Amicus Brief, # 2 […]

AMICUS BRIEF OF FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY (PDF)

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
As discussed above, FOX has consistently been the preferred network of all viewers under the age of 35. If the goal of the remedies is to maximize the likelihood that the Corrective Statements will reach an audience historically targeted by the Defendants’ promotional efforts, inclusion of FOX among the “major […]

Fox’s MOTION FOR LEAVE TO PARTICIPATE AS AMICUS CURIAE (PDF)

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Fox Broadcasting Company (“FBC” or “Movant”), by and through its undersigned counsel, hereby moves for leave to participate in this action as amicus curiae through the filing of an Amicus Brief, a copy of which is being tendered simultaneously with this Motion.
. . .
Interest of Proposed Amicus.
FBC’s interest in […]