Archive for the 'RJR v. FDA' Category

DOCKET FOR RJR, et. al. v. FDA Jan. 1-Jan. 31, 2012

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

APPEAL, TYPE-C
U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:11-cv-01482-RJL
R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al v. UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION et al
Assigned to: Judge Richard J. Leon
Case in other court: 11-05332
Cause: 05:0701 Maritime Subsidy Board
Date Filed: 08/16/2011
Jury Demand: None
Nature of Suit: 890 Other Statutory Actions
Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Defendant
Date Filed […]

RJR v. FDA: Judge Leon’s Memorandum Opinion (Nov. 7, 2011)

Friday, January 27th, 2012

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
CONCLUSION
This case poses a constitutional challenge to a bold new tact by the Congress, and the FDA, in their obvious and continuing efforts to minimize, if not eradicate, tobacco use in the United States. Notwithstanding the potential legal and financial ramifications of this challenge, the Government, for reasons known only to […]