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[Louisiana] ARCHIVE: Scalia's pro-tobacco order tossed by high court

singlehandedly blocked a state court order requiring the tobacco companies to pay $270 million to start a smoking cessation program in Louisiana..."I think it reasonably probable that four justices will vote to grant certiorari," Scalia said, using the le
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 13, 2016 23:45
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[West Virginia] Supreme Court Won't Review Big Tobacco's W.Va. Win ($$)

denied a writ of certoriari to the appellants, meaning that the West Virginia Supreme Court's November ruling upholding a state court jury's decision will stand. The effect is that the post-consolidation phase of the litigation will continue for 30 plaint
Law360
added Jun 9, 2015 12:30
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[North Carolina] Feds make recommendation in Reynolds pension suit

The U.S. Solicitor General’s Office recommends the U.S. Supreme Court not address a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by a unit of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in December.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2015 13:18
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First Amendment, ‘Patron Saint’ of Protesters, Is Embraced by Corporations

new study says, there has been a “corporate takeover of the First Amendment.”... Professor Coates also analyzed data ...“businesses are growing steadily more aggressive in their use of the First Amendment.” ... pharmaceutical firms, tobacco companies, min
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2015 12:46
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FLORENCE MONROE, Respondent: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. preempted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress’s intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the Uni
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:26
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R.J.REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. STATE OF MARYLAND: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

QUESTIONS PRESENTED Whether, when the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") governs an arbitration, the FAA's judicial­ review standards apply in state court and preempt application of different state-law judicial-review standards. Whether, when arbitrators h
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 6, 2016 14:26
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[Illinois] Philip Morris to SCOTUS: Don’t revisit corporate money in judicial elections

If the Supreme Court is interested in revisiting the issue of campaign contributions and the appearance of judicial bias, it has a vehicle. In January, Illinois state court class action plaintiffs who won a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris in 2
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2016 17:14
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FELDMAN: U.S. Law Is So Great Even Europeans Want to Use It

If RJR really facilitated a money-laundering scheme, it should be held responsible. And if European countries think that U.S. law is the best way to do it, that’s a compliment to America’s wide-reaching scheme of conspiracy law and to the American legal s
Bloomberg View
added Mar 22, 2016 12:29
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Jan 29 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 21,2016
SCOTUSBlog
added Jan 29, 2016 19:58
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U.S. Solicitor general’s recommendation doesn’t spell end to RJR suit

Asking for the solicitor general’s view “says a lot more about the Supreme Court’s interest and the likelihood of certiorari being granted than what the solicitor general has to say about a case,” said Jeremy Blumenfeld, a Philadelphia-based partner at M
Pensions & Investments Magazine
added Jun 9, 2015 12:18
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