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[Texas] Morales Wants State to Examine Sealed Tobacco Records

In a letter to current Attorney General Greg Abbott that was shared with The Texas Tribune, Morales said that documents sealed after his conviction and the settlement of the state's tobacco litigation might contain information that "may well entitle the
The Texas Tribune
added Sep 7, 2013 14:07
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[Uruguay] Growth in Global Disputes Brings Big Paychecks for Law Firms

Some countries, however, are beginning to dig in against arbitration claims, not only because of the staggering dollar amounts, but also because they can disrupt national decision-making. Uruguay and Philip Morris International, for example, are wrangling
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 19:36
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[New Hampshire] Outside counsel fees help push NH litigation tab over $2.3m

Another costly case has been called "the tobacco litigation," in which the state has been fighting for its share of a national settlement with major tobacco companies at a cost $71,725 for outside counsel in 2013. One of the highest profile cases of th
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jul 21, 2013 05:47
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[Canada] Ethics expert says Redford conflict-of-interest case not ambiguous

An ethics expert shocked an all-party legislature committee on Wednesday when he used a tobacco litigation matter involving Premier Alison Redford as an example of a “clear-cut” case of conflict of interest. University of Manitoba professor Arthur Sc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 20, 2013 00:39
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PICKARD: When Ukip tried to hire Lynton Crosby | Westminster blog

Ukip wanted to hire Mr Crosby about a year ago to become their elections supremo. But the asking price, supposedly £350,000 a year – or the equivalent – would have been outside the reach of Mr Farage’s chequebook. (UPDATE: My mole now says it was £750,000
Financial Times blogs
added May 9, 2013 14:12
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Texas Lawyer Blog: Fee dispute between attorneys rises out of tobacco litigation ashes

Beaumont plaintiff’s lawyer Brent W. Coon and lawyers he hired to represent him in litigation against his former firm, Provost★Umphrey Law Firm, say they are trying to resolve a fee dispute.
Texas Lawyer
added Jan 17, 2013 14:31
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[Canada] PASKEY: Tobacco is Alberta's biggest cancer killer - so what are we doing about it?

It makes more sense to tie bylaws to the most harm: and smoking, not pitbulls, or fast bikers, or unpicked-up dog poop, is a leading cause of harm. It would take political leadership to go hard at our number one cause of cancer death. Yes, it would.
Metro (ca)
added Jan 14, 2013 10:46
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[Canada] Ethics investigation won't stall tobacco lawsuit, Alberta justice minister insists

Alberta’s justice minister says the province will keep pursuing a $10-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry, despite calls from the Wildrose party to change how it handles the case in light of an ethics investigation.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:45
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[Canada] Ethics commissioner to investigate possible conflict of interest in 'Tobacco-gate'

Alberta’s Ethics Commissioner has confirmed he has begun to investigate a possible conflict of interest in choosing law firms to represent the province in a lawsuit against tobacco companies.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 11:39
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[Canada] Alberta premier faces ethics probe over tobacco contract

Alberta's ethics commissioner is investigating whether Premier Alison Redford was in conflict of interest when she chose her ex-husband's law firm for a $10-billion tobacco lawsuit while she was justice minister.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 05:36
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