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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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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

it was petitioners’ counsel who tried to influence the outcome of the 2014 retention election by spreading lies about Justice Karmeier, accusing him, without a shred of evidence, of being bought and paid for by PM USA . . .
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:43
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: DEFENDANT NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE OWNERS’ SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS’ JOINT SPECIAL MOTION TO STRIKE AND MOTION TO DISMISS, Apr 29, 2016

The Plaintiff’s judgment of what he thinks “parents ought to want” is not one this Court can impose on parents in a manner consistent with the Constitution.
Tobacco On Trial
added May 1, 2016 01:11
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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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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 21,2016
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 1, 2016 22:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds ask for review in employee suit

filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court involving a nearly 13-year-old class-action lawsuit...whether the fiduciaries of the Reynolds employee retirement plan “undertook the appropriate investigation into the prudence of remo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 10, 2015 10:59
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LEE: The Fatter the Wallet, the Louder the Voice

Politicians on both sides get set for the dole-outs post- 'McCutcheon,' and democracy is the loser....Permitting the wealthy few to monopolize the "marketplace of ideas," and drown out the voices of the nonwealthy many sways officials to forsake constitu
National Law Journal
added May 7, 2014 13:17
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[North Carolina] Successful appeal of graphic cigarette labels likely headed for U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington reaffirmed Wednesday its August decision that the labels violate tobacco companies' free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2012 18:33
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[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Pa. Can Keep $126M After SCOTUS Rejects Tobacco Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and others challenging a Pennsylvania court ruling that modified a national settlement over tobacco-related health care costs in a way that saved th
The Legal Intelligencer
added Oct 14, 2016 17:42
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[Illinois] Supreme Court rejects challenge to decision throwing out tobacco judgment

Plaintiffs in the case said Lloyd Karmeier, an elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court, should have stepped aside because he made statements during his 2014 election campaign criticizing the judgment and had received campaign contributions from a gr
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 11:17
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