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[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: EN BANC AMICUS BRIEF OF ENGLE STATE PLAINTIFFS’ FIRMS (PDF)

Ten years, 234 trials, and 17 denials of certiorari later, the core holding in Engle III has survived every opportunity Defendants have been given to challenge it. They have come up empty in every appellate court that could ever have jurisdiction. The
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added May 26, 2016 00:52
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[California] ALICIA GWYNN v. ALTRIA GROUP, INC., a corporation, successor-in-interest to UST Inc.; U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY, et. al. (PDF)

The Defendants, and each of them, made factual representations to Tony Gwynn, the public, Plaintiffs, the government, and others, about their Products, but did not disclose facts that materially qualify these representations, or that rendered these repres
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added May 26, 2016 00:47
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[Florida] JUDITH BERGER v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL (PDF)

PM USA hereby files this Amended Notice of Appeal from the November 19, 2015 Final Judgment (Doc. 172), and the district court’s order denying PM USA’s Rule 60 motion to correct the Final Judgment (Doc. 174) and orders denying PM USA’s Motion For Judgment
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added May 23, 2016 20:48
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[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: EN BANC BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS, URGING REVERSAL (PDF) (40pp)

Defendants deserve to have their preemption arguments evaluated on the best available evidence of an actual conflict, not based on an a priori presumption that bears no apparent relation to that question.
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added May 23, 2016 17:17
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[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO. et al.: BRIEF OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE AMERICAN TORT REFORM ASSOCIATION...(PDF) (42pp)

The Walker panel and the district court in this case authorized the use of Florida’s unique preclusion doctrine as a blunt weapon, with serious implications for American businesses. If left undisturbed, these rulings would potentially authorize the use of
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added May 23, 2016 17:09
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[Australia, Hong Kong] AWARD ON JURISDICTION AND ADMISSIBILITY (PDF) (198pp)

the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23
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[Australia] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) c. Le Commonwealth d’Australie (PDF)

The initiation of this arbitration deriving their year abuse of rights...As It Was the carried out for the main, if not sole, purpose of Gaining Treaty protection. Accordingly, the claims raised in this arbitration are unacceptable and the Tribunal is pre
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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PCA Press Release: Philip Morris Asia Limited v. The Commonwealth of Australia

Please see the attached press release by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the arbitration commenced by Philip Morris Asia Limited against The Commonwealth of Australia, concerning the publication of the Tribunal’s Award on Jurisdiction and Adm
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:34
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[UK] British American Tobacco & others v Department of Health (PDF) (386pp)

Conclusions 46. For the reasons set out in this judgment all of the applications for judicial review fail. The Regulations were lawful when they were promulgated by Parliament and they are lawful now in the light of the most up to date evidence.
Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (uk)
added May 20, 2016 02:11
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[UK] British American Tobacco & others ‐v‐ Department of Health: Summary of judgment by Mr Justice Green (PDF)

When one stands back from the immense detail of these challenges...the essence of the case is about whether it is lawful for States to prevent the tobacco industry from continuing to...further...a health crisis of epidemic proportions and which imposes an
Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (uk)
added May 20, 2016 02:00
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