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Thompson v. Western States Medical Center

Docket No.: 01-344
Certiorari Granted: Oct 29 2001
Argued: February 26, 2002
Decided: April 29, 2002

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Due Process, First Amendment, murder, privacy, retaliation

PartyNames: et al. v. Western States Medical Center, et al.
Petitioner: et al.
Respondent: Western States Medical Center, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 238 F.3d 1090
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

et al.
v.
Western States Medical Center, et al.
535 U.S. 357 (2002)
Question:

Do the prohibitions in the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 with regard to soliciting prescriptions for, and advertising, compounded drugs violate the First Amendment?

Thompson v. Western States Medical Center
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 26, 2002

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Western States Medical Center, 4 vote(s) against
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