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[Europe] SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES / OCTOBER TERM 2015 / For the Session Beginning March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016 . . . (2) 15-138 RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 18, 2016 12:48
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

I. THE GLOBAL EXPANSION OF RICO INVITES AN EXPLOSION IN CIVIL LITIGATION ABUSE...A. Civil RICO Is Uniquely Prone to Abuse by the Plaintiffs’ Bar...If this Court were to affirm the Second Circuit’s deeply flawed decision below, it would effectively authori
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:05
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[Europe] Feds Tell High Court To Nix RICO Suit Against RJR Nabisco ($$)

The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to toss the European Union’s civil suit accusing RJR Nabisco Inc. of a money-laundering scheme, arguing it doesn’t sufficiently allege extraterritorial violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corr
Law360
added Dec 23, 2015 22:32
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On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY (PDF)

Among the many creative attempts to drastically expand RICO’s reach, none are more problematic than recent civil suits brought by foreign governments against American businesses for overseas conduct. WLF has no direct interest, financial or otherwise, in
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:40
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[New Zealand] DHB smoking ban set to go to Supreme Court

A psychiatric patient fighting to overturn a hospital smoking ban is set to go to the Supreme Court. The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled the smoke-free policy, which has been in force at all Waitemata District Health Board sites in Auckland since 2009, d
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 12, 2016 03:56
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ARCHIVE: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al, Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, acting on its own behalf and on behalf of the Member States it has power to represent, et al., Respondents. No. 15- 138.: Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari

I. THE LOWER COURTS ARE DEEPLY DEVIDED OVER WHETHER AND HOW RICO APPLIES EXTRATERRITORIALLY…II. THE QUESTION PRESENTED HAS GREAT SIGNIFICANCE…III. THIS IS A GOOD VEHICLE TO ADDRESS RICO'S EXTRATERRITORIAL REACH
Reuters
added Feb 17, 2016 23:54
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE THE NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

“the litigation equivalent of a thermonuclear device”...This Court should decline Respondent’s invitation to convert this nation’s courts into quasiglobal courts permitted to adjudicate claims that have little, if any, connection to the United States.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 03:59
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

In short, because RICO’s text is silent as to its extraterritorial force, it necessarily “has none.”
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 19:03
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Court agreed to review a recent Second Circuit decision that further widens an existing circuit split on whether, and to what extent (RICO) applies extraterritorially....WLF argued that allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary forei
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:28
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ARCHIVE: European Community v. RJR Nabisco UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT (PDF)

Following disposition of this appeal, an active judge of the Court requested a poll on whether to rehear the case en banc. A poll having been conducted and there being no majority favoring en banc review, rehearing en banc is hereby DENIED.
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Feb 17, 2016 23:38
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