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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers

The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who they said benefited from tobacco money in his
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:15
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[Oregon] High Court Won't Hear Ore. Jury's $25M Philip Morris Order ($$)

The high court wasn't swayed by Philip Morris’ argument that Oregon’s partial retrial system had deprived it of its right to due process after an Oregon appellate court threw out the first jury’s $150 million punitive damage verdict — which was mostly fo
Law360
added May 16, 2016 18:40
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[Illinois] Philip Morris Skipped Facts In $10B Judgment Row, Class Says ($$)

A class of smokers claiming a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over its labels shot back at the company’s arguments that its claims are total fiction, telling the U.S.
Law360
added Apr 12, 2016 14:49
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit. Feb 8 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 23:23
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

Whatever the precise geographic scope of RICO, this extravagant and unprecedented expansion—to what is fairly described as foreign-to-the-fourth or foreign-to-the-fifth civil RICO claims—cannot possibly be right. Not surprisingly, the panel’s judgment res
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:33
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RIVKIN/FOLEY: The Supreme Court's bad call on Affordable Care Act

the precedent upon which the King majority relied for this contextual interpretation, FDA vs. Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. (2000)...manufacturers challenged [FDA's] authority to regulate tobacco products as “medical devices” or “drugs.” The court co
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:36
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SMITH: Fantasyland at the Supreme Court

If Congress is to pass a law abridging free speech, the Court and the public deserve to know the reason. McCutcheon would be a good chance for the Court to reassert the primacy of political speech in the First Amendment.
National Review
added Oct 10, 2013 13:24
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Petitioner, V. JAMES NAUGLE: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

When there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, does due process permit those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation? Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 29, 2017 17:28
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KHN Morning Briefing: Bristol-Myers’ Supreme Court Victory Could Have Far-Reaching Ramifications In Liability Cases

prevailed in its effort to get the Supreme Court to limit where patients can seek compensation for harm caused by drugs...potentially affect any liability case in which consumers allege harm caused by a deficient product, including automobiles, tobacco, f
Kaiser Health News
added Jun 20, 2017 20:01
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[Michigan] Tobacco Co. Asks Justices To Review Backdated Tax Law ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. has joined a growing number of companies urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Michigan appeals court ruling in favor of the state’s decision to retroactively withdraw from a multistate agreement on corporate franchise taxes, sayi
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:28
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