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ARCHIVE: 11 Lawyers You Definitely Don't Want To See Across The Aisle

David Bernick Firm: Kirkland & Ellis / Dan Webb Firm: Winston & Strawn / Ted Wells Firm: Paul Weiss Awards: Named Lawyer of the Year in 2006 by The National Law Journal and repeatedly as one of the top 100 most influential lawyers and one of the top w
Business Insider
added Oct 28, 2014 09:45
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Reynolds’ “No-Smoking” Policy Fails to Protect Its Workers; Company Should Stop Fighting Real Smoke-Free Laws Across America

Importantly, Judge Kessler found that this unlawful conduct is ongoing. Has Reynolds changed? The evidence shows otherwise. The American public and elected officials should not be fooled.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:08
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GLANTZ: National School Boards Association joins racketeer RJR to "educate" kids about smoking; they should drop out

RJ Reynolds just announced that it was "partnering" with the National School Boards Association to promote RJR's new "Right Decisions Right Now" ... One wonders if the NSBA reviewed federal Judge Gladys Kessler's landmark ruling that RJ Reynolds violated
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:33
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[Canada] Day 240: An addictive, useless product that causes death in half its long term users.

plaintiffs say that the Canadian tobacco companies have broken three Quebec laws:...Grossly oversimplified, these are the laws that offer Quebecers the right to life, security and dignity, that protect them from unfair commerce, and that say everyone has
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:52
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20140929 APPELLANTS’ OPENING BRIEF

the district court’s corrective statements violate the First Amendment and this Court’s 2009 mandate because they would compel Defendants to confess past misconduct and make assertions unsupported by the district court’s findings of fact, rather than prov
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 1, 2014 08:13
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Big Tobacco Rails Against Ad Phrasing In Gov’t RICO Suit ($$)

“The message that defendants would be required to communicate to viewers through these statements is clear and unmistakable: ‘We are liars.’ … To coerce defendants to vilify themselves in the public square ... is to bring back the days of the scarlet let
Law360
added Oct 1, 2014 05:48
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Tobacco companies challege cigarette-ad mandates

In a brief filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the companies argue that the corrective statements would require them to “shame and humiliate themselves by confessing to past misconduct and by branding themselves as liars.” Whi
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:25
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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Federal Judiciary to Restore Cases Removed From PACER

The federal judiciary informed Congress on Friday it will restore public access to years of courts of appeals records that were removed from online archives in August. Lawyers, reporters, transparency advocates and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman of
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:42
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CHANGES TO INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON PACER

As a result of these architectural changes, the locally developed legacy case management systems in the five courts listed below are now incompatible with PACER; therefore, the judiciary is no longer able to provide electronic access to the closed cases
PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records)
added Aug 26, 2014 17:04
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