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Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Review Of FAA Ruling In Maryland ($$)

on June 22 seeking to certify two questions over the Federal Arbitration Act and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration settlement between the state and a group of tobacco companies stemming fr
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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[Maryland] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Undo Arbitration Reversal ($$)

asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to determine whether a Maryland appeals court was wrong to undo a 2013 arbitration ruling it said wrongly reduced payments owed to the state under a 1998 nationwide settlement with the...
Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:46
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32
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ORDER LIST

CERTIORARI DENIED 15-1013 PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. V. SCHWARZ, PAUL S.
Supreme Court of the United States
added May 16, 2016 18:43
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R.J. Reynolds Opposes Petitioner Seeking High Court Review Of ADEA Ruling

to review a split en banc 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a job applicant who claims that he was unsuccessful in attaining employment due to the employer’s refusal to hire individuals based on age may sue for disparate treatment but not dis
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 19:21
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Cos. Bolster Bid For Justices’ Take On $125M Award ($$)

companies battling a decision allowing Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs have told the U.S. Supreme Court that the state essentially concedes that the high court should revi
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:34
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[Europe] Supreme Court Puts Narrow End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

With the justices split on party lines over the issue of proving domestic injury, the conservatives edged out a narrow majority because Justice Sonia Sotomayor did not participate in the case. Had she participated and aligned with the other liberal j
Courthouse News
added Jun 20, 2016 19:39
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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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