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PEOPLE EX REL. LOCKYER v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., D039485

Summary judgment in favor of the People's complaint for enforcement of a master settlement agreement (MSA), due to defendant's violation of an MSA provision limiting outdoor advertising of tobacco products, is upheld where defendant has not demonstrated reversible error.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/27/2003
  • Published 03/27/2003

Judges

  • KREMER, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, H. Joseph Escher III, Ethan P. Schulman, Pamela T. Johann and Evan S. Nadel, San Francisco, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Richard M. Frank, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Dennis Eckhart, Assistant Attorney General, Amy J. Hertz, Michelle Fogliani and Peter Williams, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent., Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach, Patrick J. Coughlin, Frank J. Janecek, Jr., Christopher Collins, Emeryville;  National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids, Inc. and Matthew L. Myers for the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, the American Public Health Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians and the National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids, Inc. as Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Respondent., Janet Napolitano, Attorney General (Arizona), and Craig W. Soland, Assistant Attorney General, for State Attorneys General as Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Respondent.
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