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6159 Transmission of the Notice of Appeal, Order Appealed, and Docket Sheet to US Court of Appeals. (Entered: 07/24/2015) (794pp) (PDF)

WARNING: contains 1. the entire USA v. Philip Morris...DOCKET from 1999 on, including all parties involved. (786 pp) 2. RJR’s 7/23/15 Notice of Appeal (previously posted) 3. Judge Kessler’s 5/28/15 ORDER #55-Remand (previously posted) ie, nothing new
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 17:36
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UNITED STATES’ PETITION FOR APPEALS PANEL REHEARING on Corrective Statements 7/6/15

There is nothing in this Court’s opinion requiring the corrective statements to be presented anonymously or without context....we respectfully request that the Court amend its opinion to clarify that defendants’ reading is mistaken.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 07:25
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U.S. Asks Court to Clarify Ruling on Tobacco Packaging

The U.S. argued that nothing in the court’s opinion required the statements “to be presented anonymously or without context.” It’s asking the appeals court to amend the opinion to clarify that the companies’ reading is “mistaken.”
Bloomberg News
added Jul 24, 2015 07:07
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY’S NOTICE OF APPEAL 7/23/15 (PDF)

from Order #55-Remand of this Court, denying Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Motion for Relief from Provisions of Order #1015 that Require Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation to Publish Corrective Statements on Television
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 06:26
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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Get Moving On Cig Warnings, Judge Tells Big Tobacco ($$)

Kessler, who has overseen the case for roughly two decades, insisted ... the changes to the statements ordered by the D.C. Circuit are minor and relate only to the heavily contested preamble...suggested the parties hash out the revisions over the next mon
Law360
added Jul 1, 2015 11:52
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Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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Corporate Disclosure Statement by LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, 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 hands of the public, nor does any company o
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 30, 2015 15:43
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Judge Kessler’s Status Hearing: What a Difference a Month Makes…

Finally...with pleas about the rigors of adhering to a “summer schedule” ringing in her ears, Judge Kessler had pretty much heard enough. She said, basically, “Look, it’s ONE SENTENCE, you’re all lawyers, you could get this done in a DAY.”
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 30, 2015 13:30
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ET AL., APPELLEES v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., FORMERLY KNOWN AS PHILIP MORRIS INCORPORATED, ET AL., APPELLANTS (PDF)

the manufacturers maintain that these disclosures “force Defendants to vilify and shame themselves for past wrongdoing,” rather than “reveal the previously hidden truth” about cigarettes as required by our prior decisions
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jun 30, 2015 12:59
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