Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Friday, November 7, 2008
Most recent preemption case before the Supreme Court
For nearly a century, Americans have been able to sue drug companies for deaths or injuries caused by medicines. Now the pharmaceutical industry and other big businesses are hoping the Supreme Court will sharply curb that right by applying the preemption doctrine. Here are an article and a video from the Wall Street Journal on Wyeth v. Levine, a very important preemption case argued before the Supreme Court earlier this week.