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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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PACER Changes Draw Ire of Attorneys, Journalists

Want to access a case filed in the Second Circuit before Jan. 1, 2010? You now must send an email or written request to the court clerks office to obtain the records. The cost: $30 for the entire file, which will be sent by email.
National Law Journal
added Aug 26, 2014 16:59
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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: Op-Ed: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry

depth of the tobacco industry's misconduct and its devastating effects...it engaged in a decades-long campaign of deceit in order to make a profit at the expense of millions of lives. Seen in its proper context, a $23 billion verdict does not seem excessi
National Law Journal
added Aug 5, 2014 07:30
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[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages

What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
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VIDEO: Merchants of Death: BAD ACTS

A discussion of the federal RICO lawsuit against the tobacco industry for its crimes against humanity.
You Tube
added Jul 18, 2014 11:39
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Proposed Reynolds-Lorillard Merger: A Marriage of Tobacco Racketeers With Long Histories of Marketing to Kids

raises important public health issues as well because it would bring together two tobacco giants with a long history of marketing to kids and deceiving the public ... These companies in fact have engaged in illegal conduct, leading a federal judge in 200
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2014 14:13
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[California] Black media left out of tobacco ad buys

will receive zero “apology” advertisements. No black-owned radio broadcasts will feature the advertisement. None of the 13-blacked owned newspapers tobacco companies are purchasing atonement ads for are in California. Dr. William H. Lee, owner and publish
Los Angeles Wave
added Jun 27, 2014 10:43
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Retailers Say Confessional Cig Ads Strip Free-Speech Rights ($$)

violate retailers' First Amendment rights to not display government-sponsored messages against their will, retailers told a D.C. federal court Thursday. The trade group the National Association of Convenience Stories said that the court should reject the
Law360
added Jun 19, 2014 22:45
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Only 13 Black newspapers added to court-approved plan for tobacco apology ads

Judge Kessler said that the concern over African-Americans not being reached was appropriate. Tobacco lawyers countered that the general market newspapers and TV networks would reach more of the African American population than the Black media targeted di
New Pittsburgh (PA) Courier
added Jun 5, 2014 19:09
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