Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
David J. Bradford argued the cause for appellant. With him on the briefs were Daniel J. Hurtado and Daniel Mach.
Lewis Yelin, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief were Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General, Kenneth L. Wainstein, U.S. Attorney, and Douglas N. Letter, Litigation Counsel.
Before: HENDERSON and GARLAND, Circuit Judges, and EDWARDS, Senior Circuit Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.
Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge GARLAND.
GARLAND, Circuit Judge.
Plaintiff Kevin Trudeau challenges a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) press release that reported the settlement of a case the agency brought against him for false and misleading advertising. Trudeau alleges that the press release is itself false and misleading, and that, in issuing it, the FTC exceeded its statutory authority and violated his First Amendment rights. The district court...
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