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Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Lourie

Case dismissed, pursuant to Rule 46, on January 18, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-401 Fla. Dist. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether, when there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, due process permits those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation; and (2) whether strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. are pre-empted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress's intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the United States.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 15 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 16, 2017)
Oct 06 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 6, 2017.
Oct 26 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including December 6, 2017.
Nov 17 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 6, 2017 to January 5, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 22 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 5, 2018.
Dec 21 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 5, 2018 to February 5, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 28 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 5, 2018.
Jan 18 2018Stipulation to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 46 received.
Jan 18 2018Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.
 
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