On January 21, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued its much anticipated decision in “United States v. Textron”, 2009 WL 136752 (1st Cir. 2009), “aff’g in part, vacating in part and remanding” 507 F. Supp. 2d 138 (D. R.I. 2007).