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Watson v. Philip Morris
No. 05-1284
Title:
    Lisa Watson, et al. v. Philip Morris Companies, Inc., et al.

Subject:

    Removal Jurisdiction, Civil Procedure, Advertising, Tobacco Companies, Unfair Competition Laws
Question:
  • Whether a private actor doing no more than complying with federal regulation is a "person acting under a federal officer" for the purpose of 28 U.S.C. section 1442(a)(1), entitling the actor to remove to federal court a civil action brought in state court under state law.
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Counsel of Record

For Petitioner:

David C. Frederick
Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
Washington, DC
For Respondent:
Theodore B. Olson
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Washington, DC


 

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