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[Illinois] Cigarette case still smoking at SCOTUS

group of plaintiffs is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to jump in on its 15-year-old cigarette lawsuit. But instead of simply repeating claims that tobacco giant Philip Morris duped smokers...an argument that Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier should not have taken
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Mar 10, 2016 03:05
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[Illinois] Biased Justice Nixed $10B Tobacco Judgment, High Court Told ($$)

A class of smokers has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over the labeling of light and low-tar cigarettes, saying the Illinois Supreme Court justice who cast the deciding
Law360
added Feb 7, 2016 17:02
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[Illinois] PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Whether it violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a judge to participate in a case where the judge has made pejorative public statements...a reasonable public perception that one of the parties funded the judge's election camp
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:12
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[Illinois] Top court stayed united in 2015

Justice Charles E. Freeman, for instance, this year cited the “regretful history” of a multibillion-dollar tobacco lawsuit in which he reiterated claims that the majority justices had grown “desensitized” to average citizens and were trying to “quickly a
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Dec 30, 2015 16:59
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[Illinois] AUDIO: Next Moves in Tobacco Suit?

in a case shelved on a technicality, Illinois smokers had been awarded $10.1 billion in a class-action case against Philip Morris. The plaintiffs' grounds were that Big Tobacco marketed “low-tar” and “light” cigarettes as safe.
Alton Daily News · WBGZ 1570 AM
added Nov 17, 2015 14:25
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Illinois Supreme Court Tosses Lower-Court ‘Lights’ Ruling

Justice Anne Burke wrote for the majority that the plaintiffs could still ask the Illinois Supreme Court itself to reinstate the award, which it had thrown out in 2005. The court did not address the merits of such a request. Justice Charles Freeman diss
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 6, 2015 02:57
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UPDATE 1-Illinois top court voids $10.1 bln Philip Morris 'light' verdict

* Smokers claim were misled by ads for "light" cigarettes * Plaintiffs can still pursue case in Illinois Supreme Court (Adds statements from plaintiffs' lawyer, Philip Morris)
Reuters
added Nov 6, 2015 21:10
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AUDIO: Illinois Supreme Court Sides With Philip Morris In $10b Case — Again

Attorney George Zelcs, who represents the smokers, says he’s still digesting the opinion: “In one word: ‘disappointed’ is the word I would use." Zelcs says his team is weighing its next move.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 5, 2015 02:07
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Illinois Supreme Court Vacates Lower Court Ruling Attempting to Reinstate Prior “Lights” Judgment

“Today’s action by the Illinois Supreme Court effectively wipes away the last seven years of court proceedings and requires the plaintiffs to start from scratch,” said Murray Garnick, Altria Client Services senior vice president and associate general cou
Altria Group, Inc.
added Nov 5, 2015 02:04
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UPDATE 1-Illinois top court voids $10.1 bln Philip Morris 'light' verdict

* Smokers claim were misled by ads for "light" cigarettes * Plaintiffs can still pursue case in Illinois Supreme Court (Adds statements from plaintiffs' lawyer, Philip Morris)..."effectively wipes away" seven years of litigation following the FTC action
Reuters
added Nov 5, 2015 02:02
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