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KRETZMANN: Coal Cash, Climate Denial Fuel 'Citizens United 2'

What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
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LEMIEUX: McCutcheon, the Next Victory for the 1 Percent

good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
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[Florida] Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Douglas

The U.S. Chamber urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reverse a Florida Supreme Court case which establishes a new rule of preclusion in violation of the Due Process Clause. In this case, the Florida Supreme Court decertified a sprawling class act
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:09
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[Connecticut] Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Connecticut law forecloses strict products liability suits against a cigarette manufacturer … Because this question of Connecticut law is open and decisive, we certify it to the Connecticut Supreme Court, and stay resolution of this case in the interval.
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Sep 11, 2013 21:36
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TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

The question presented is whether the Due Process Clause is violated by the Florida Supreme Court’s new rule of preclusion, which permits Engle class members to establish petitioners’ liability without being required to prove essential elements of their
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 17, 2013 11:30
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $37 Million Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds; Jurors Reject Big Tobacco's Claims, Awards Significant Punitive Damages; 'Big Tobacco Should Be Curing Cancer, Not Causing It,' Lead Attorney Says

Scott Schlesinger, plaintiff's counsel from the Schlesinger Law Offices. "They should be curing cancer, not causing it. Instead, they continue to addict kids to nicotine, deliver these death sentences, and then try to blame smokers who they addicted. Thei
MarketWire
added Aug 2, 2013 21:41
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Twelve States Won’t Have to Refund Tobacco Money

Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 13, 2013 15:38
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[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15
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[California] Sickly Smoker Loses Most of Philip Morris Lawsuit

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton barred epidemiologist Dr. K. Michael Cummings and former Philip Morris employee Dr. William Farone from testifying in support of Pooshs' nicotine claim.
Courthouse News
added Oct 24, 2012 16:38
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[Florida] Ft. Lauderdale Jury Awards $75M To Family Of Dead Smoker

Thursday’s verdict in Fort Lauderdale came in the case of Johnnie Calloway, a smoker who died in 1992.
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jun 6, 2012 04:49
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