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The chief justice has submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Procedure.

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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