Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. John Duffy has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Maslenjak v. United States. Amy Howe 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

Issue: Whether federal law preempts state torts claims imposing liability on drug labeling that the FDA had previously approved.

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

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