|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Oct 6, 2008
||Dec 15, 2008||5-4||Stevens||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act preempts state law deceptive practice claims in connection with the advertising of cigarettes as â€œlightâ€ or containing â€œlower tar and nicotine.â€
Judgment: Affirmed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on December 15, 2008.