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Lorillard Tobacco v. Reilly

Docket No.: 00-596
Certiorari Granted: Jan 8 2001
Argued: April 25, 2001
Decided: June 28, 2001
Consolidated with: No. 00-597

Topics:

15 U.S.C. 1334, First Amendment, Commerce Clause, ERISA, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Supremacy Clause, preemption, privacy, probable cause, public education

PartyNames: Lorillard Tobacco Company, et al. v. Thomas F. Reilly, Attorney General of Massachusetts, et al.
Petitioner: Lorillard Tobacco Company, et al.
Respondent: Thomas F. Reilly, Attorney General of Massachusetts, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Supreme Court Docket

Lorillard Tobacco Company, et al.
v.
Thomas F. Reilly, Attorney General of Massachusetts, et al.
533 U.S. 525 (2001)
Other Citations: 121 S.Ct. 2404150 L.Ed.2d 532 (533 U.S.
Question:

Does the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act preempt portions of the Attorney General of Massachusetts' cigarette advertising regulations? Do portions of the Attorney General's regulations governing the advertising and sale of tobacco products violate the First Amendment?

Lorillard Tobacco v. Reilly
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 25, 2001

Holding: affirmed in part
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Lorillard Tobacco, 4 vote(s) against
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