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[Florida] AMIR C. TAYRANI Partner

Mr. Tayrani has briefed nineteen cases on the merits before the U.S. Supreme Court, including: ... Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S. 310 (2010): Landmark campaign-finance ruling recognizing the First Amendment right of corporations to make expenditures i
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
added Apr 29, 2016 17:46
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Industry set to reject WHO’s processed meat carcinogens ruling

The global meat industry has reacted with fury to the prospect of its products being declared carcinogenic...In an attempt to undermine the IARC findings in advance, The North American Meat Institute (Nami) accused the body of “dramatic and alarmist over
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 25, 2015 18:34
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Prosecutor Who Took Down Big Tobacco Says The Feds Should Investigate Exxon’s Climate Denial

Sharon Eubanks, who now works for the firm Bordas & Bordas, told ThinkProgress that ExxonMobil and other members of the fossil fuel industry could be held liable for violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) if it’s disc
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 20, 2015 09:25
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International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes | Globalization101

Although it is technically a separate entity ICSID is chaired by the president of the World Bank, and the two organizations are well integrated, with their annual meetings being held in concert, and with ICSID’s operating expenses coming from the World B
Globalization101.org (Levin Institute-SUNY)
added Dec 30, 2014 14:19
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Marijuana Advertising and the First Amendment

Barry J. Peek and Hanan B. Kolko of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, offer a key to unlocking the advertising dilemma faced by cannabis-related businesses.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 11, 2014 11:45
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KLARE: Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy Targets the Developing World for Future Profits

An increase in carbon sales to non-OECD countries will help create a humanitarian catastrophe of apocalyptic dimensions... giant tobacco companies came up with a particularly effective strategy for sustaining their profit levels: sell more cigarettes in
The Nation
added May 28, 2014 01:54
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High Inequality Results in More US Deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined

In 2009, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a study that revealed what seems to be a shocking truth: those who live in societies with a higher level of income inequality are at a greater risk for premature death. Here in the United States, our
Bill Moyers.com
added Apr 19, 2014 13:06
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[Washington] NCAA Faces Legal Push Led by Litigator With Tobacco Stash

National Collegiate Athletic Association is expected as early as April to reach an agreement ... Driving the deal is 59-year-old Seattle lawyer Steve Berman, a onetime college soccer goalie who has brought successful group actions against Big Tobacco, En
Bloomberg News
added Mar 7, 2014 13:14
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President Obama Re-nominates Thirty-Three to Federal Judgeships

“Today, I am re-nominating thirty-three highly qualified candidates for the federal bench, including many who could have and should have been confirmed before the Senate adjourned,” said President Obama. “Several have been awaiting a vote for more than
The White House
added Jan 4, 2013 03:37
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Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case

producers are taking a page from the tobacco industry playbook: funding research at established universities that arrives at conclusions that counter concerns raised by critics.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 25, 2012 09:46
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