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[Virginia] High Court Vacates Ex-Va. Gov.'s Corruption Conviction ($$)

the anti-smoking lobby has failed on one count – to sufficiently dent the fortunes of tobacco companies on the stock market. Despite the battering the UK stock market has taken since Friday’s Brexit announcement, shares in tobacco companies have risen. I
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:11
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[Virginia] High Court Reins In DOJ With Tightened Bribery Standard ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday drew a line in the sand for the U.S. Department of Justice in public corruption cases, with the unanimous court vacating the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and saying that mere politicking cannot support bribery c
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:05
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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Virginia] Supreme Court's McDonnell Decision Gives Boost to White-Collar Defense Lawyers

White-collar defense lawyers cheered the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday reversing the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying that the ruling gives them new leverage in their dealings with prosecutors.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13
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[Illinois] Supreme Court rejects challenge to decision throwing out tobacco judgment

Plaintiffs in the case said Lloyd Karmeier, an elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court, should have stepped aside because he made statements during his 2014 election campaign criticizing the judgment and had received campaign contributions from a gr
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 11:17
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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers

The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who they said benefited from tobacco money in his
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:15
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VIDEO: California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressure

“The financial resources of the tobacco industry make them a very formidable foe,” said Jim Knox...“They have been lying to the public for decades about the deadliness of their products, and they aren’t going to stop now.” Going up against tobacco is lik
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 20, 2016 18:50
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[Asia-pacific] FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia's Tobacco War?

“That is why the tobacco industry will try very hard to keep Indonesia under their control.” As Latif says, Indonesia is “already a battleground” between health campaigners and companies. “They are very concerned about the Indonesian market and they will
News Lens (hk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14
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[Europe, Malta] Mifsud files libel case against Caruana Galizia

Caruana Galizia had alleged that Mifsud, the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Malta, received €2,750 a month for about 18 months from Philip Morris International to act as a middleman or go-between with the former European Union Health Commissioner
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 17, 2016 01:09
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

it was petitioners’ counsel who tried to influence the outcome of the 2014 retention election by spreading lies about Justice Karmeier, accusing him, without a shred of evidence, of being bought and paid for by PM USA . . .
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:43
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