Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Wyeth v. Levine

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
06-1249 Supreme Court of Vermont Nov 3, 2008
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Mar 4, 2009 6-3 Stevens OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether federal law preempts state torts claims imposing liability on drug labeling that the FDA had previously approved.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on March 4, 2009.

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