Decided

No. 17-290

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Doris Albrecht, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

See other cases from the Third Circuit.

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Breyer, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Thomas, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan, and Gorsuch, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kavanaugh, J., joined.

Argued. For petitioner: Shay Dvoretzky, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: David C. Frederick, Washington, D. C.

Record from the U.S.D.C. District of New Jersey is electronic and located on PACER.

Record received from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit is electronic.

Reply of petitioner Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. filed. (Distributed)

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 3rd Circuit.

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.

CIRCULATED

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 7, 2019

Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen filed.

Brief amicus curiae of American Association for Justice filed.

Brief amici curiae of Jerome P. Kassirer, M.D., et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.

Brief amici curiae of Joseph Lane, M.D., and Vincent Vigorita, M.D. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Commonwealth of Virginia, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Public Law Scholars filed.

Brief amici curiae of Tort Law Professors John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky filed.

Brief amici curiae of MedShadow Foundation, et al. filed.

Brief of respondents Doris Albrecht, et al. filed.

Justice Alito is no longer recused in this case.

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amici curiae of Product Liability Adisory Council, Inc., et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

Petition GRANTED. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.

Supplemental brief of petitioner Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. filed. (Distributed)

Supplemental brief of respondents Doris Albrecht, et al. filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed (Corrected brief received 5/29/18).

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed (to be corrected and reprinted).

Parties

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Petitioner, represented by Shay Dvoretzky

Affronti, Joanne, et al., Respondent, represented by Brian A. Goldstein

Doris Albrecht, et al., Respondent, represented by David C. Frederick

Esther Parker & Pamela Paralikis, Respondent, represented by Michael L. Beckman

Amici Curiae

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert Allen Long Jr.

Product Liability Adisory Council, Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan Edward Untereiner

Tort Law Professors John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky, Amicus Curiae, represented by Earl Landers Vickery

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey Bryan Wall

 
Last updated: October 16, 2019