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|6th Circuit Largely Affirms District Court Ruling on Constitutionality of the Tobacco Act|
Ricardo Carvajal; Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.;
March 23, 2012, previously published on March 22, 2012A divided 6th Circuit panel affirmed a lower court’s ruling that some provisions of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (“Tobacco Act”) are unconstitutional, but others are not. As we noted in a prior posting, a federal district court ruled in November 2009 that...
|Required Graphic Cigarette Labeling Held Unconstitutional|
Richard J. Leighton; Keller and Heckman LLP;
March 8, 2012, previously published on March 7, 2012The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's rule mandating the use of dramatic graphic images on cigarette labeling was found unconstitutional recently.
|Court Says First Amendment Bars Enforcement of FDA Graphic Cigarette Warning Rules|
Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar, Crystal N. Skelton; Keller and Heckman LLP;
November 11, 2011, previously published on November 10, 2011In an important First Amendment decision, on November 7, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction enjoining enforcement of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") rule requiring tobacco companies to display graphic images on cigarette...
|FDA Moves to Limit Promotion of Tobacco Products, but Is It Legal?|
Elinor A. Hiller, Peter M. Kazon, Marc J. Scheineson, Donald E. Segal, Julie K. Tibbets; Alston & Bird LLP;
March 31, 2010, previously published on March 22, 2010In conjunction with the release of the revised 1996 regulations (modified per Congress’ directions in Section 102 of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act), which take effect on June 22, 2010, on March 18, FDA released a series of documents designed to explain the rule,...
|Some Tobacco Control Act Advertising Limitations Held Unconstitutional|
Richard J. Leighton; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 27, 2010, previously published on January 8, 2010Tobacco interests came away with a partial victory recently in their challenge to the constitutionality of the new Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
|Dramatic Reversal for DOJ on Corporate Prosecution Policy|
Craig D. Margolis, William E. Lawler; Vinson & Elkins LLP;
September 18, 2008, previously published on September 2, 2008 On August 28, 2008, a landmark decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dramatically emphasized the importance of a nearly simultaneous release by the Department of Justice (DOJ) of a major revision of corporate prosecutorial policy.
|Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Indictments against KPMG Employees|
Richard J. McCarthy, Patricia Mullen; Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP;
September 11, 2008, previously published on September 2008Two years ago in the wake of the federal district court decision in the United States v. Stein, we cautioned that "greater clarity and finality" were still needed on the question of where the boundaries lie for prosecutorial conduct in investigating corporations for criminal wrongdoing.
|Doctors, Religion, and Discrimination: Can A Medical Clinic Discriminate In The Name Of Religion?|
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
September 10, 2008, previously published on August 20, 2008In a recent case handed down by the California Supreme Court entitled North Coast Women's Care Medical Group, Inc. v. Superior Court, the Court was asked to decide whether a medical clinic's physicians could discriminate for religious reasons against an individual based on that person's sexual...
|District Court Upholds Veterinarian's Constitutional Claim to License under New York Education Law 6704|
Pierre Georges Bonnefil, Héctor A. Chichoni, Robert S. Groban, Jang Hyuk Im, William M. Poole; Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.;
September 5, 2008, previously published on August 2008In Kirk vs. New York State Department of Education, 2008 EL 2492268 (W.D. N.Y. 2008), the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York upheld a claim that Section 6704 was unconstitutional if construed to restrict application by a foreign national for an unrestricted professional...
|Business Travelers Beware: New Customs Policy Allows the Government to Search Documents, Laptops and Other Data Storage Devices at the Border|
Baker & Hostetler LLP;
August 20, 2008, previously published on August 8, 2008Next time you travel outside the United States, don't be surprised when U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents give your laptop a closer look than ever before.