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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

CONCLUSION The judgment below should be reversed and the RICO claims dismissed. At a minimum, the judgment should be vacated and the RICO claims remanded for further consideration.
SCOTUSBlog
added Mar 18, 2016 22:35
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SHAPIRO: How Scalia played with fire

In Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., for example, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that the FDA did not have the authority to regulate tobacco... a pure textual analysis might well have required allowing the regulation. Ironic
CNN
added Feb 27, 2016 16:26
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 4 2016 Brief of respondents The European Community, et al. filed. / Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 02:14
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[Europe] The mind-bending international comity debate in RJR RICO case at SCOTUS

The irony is running thick in a debate at the U.S. Supreme Court between the Justice Department and 26 European governments suing the tobacco company RJR Nabisco...The issue is international comity and the reach of U.S. courts – but the two sides haven’t
Reuters
added Feb 9, 2016 22:13
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[Europe] FISHER: Supreme Court Takes Case Accusing RJ Reynolds Of Vast Money-Laundering Scheme

For all I know the allegations are true, but this suit, in its current form, looks more like a vehicle for a hoped-for settlement than a real case. Kudos to Reynolds for fighting it.
Forbes
added Oct 2, 2015 20:06
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KILL THE BASTARD: THE MONEY BACKING THE OBAMACARE SUPREME COURT CASE

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was founded in 1984, backed by tobacco companies and other corporate and foundation funders. It ran tobacco disinformation campaigns in the 1980s while the industry faced growing government regulation and private law
Washington Spectator
added Mar 5, 2015 11:14
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[Washington] Tribal Cigarette Co. Takes Tobacco Fund Feud To High Court ($$)

King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. said that an 1855 treaty between the Yakama and the federal government bars the state from forcing it to pay into an escrow fund set up for cigarette manufacturers that...
Law360
added Feb 7, 2015 03:31
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[Virginia] McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy'

“With all my heart, I believed it was from her. She told me it was from her,” McDonnell said in an interview broadcast Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes.”..Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, bought the Rolex and gave it to Maureen McDonn
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 1, 2017 11:56
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[UK, Maryland, Pennsylvania] CERTIORARI -- SUMMARY DISPOSITIONS (PDF)

CERTIORARI DENIED...15-1299 R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO, ET AL. V. KANE, ATT'Y GEN. OF PA
Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 11, 2016 15:47
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[Europe] Supremes Put End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

Ginsburg..."Unsupported by RICO's text, inconsistent with its purposes...the domestic-injury requirement for private suits replaces Congress' prescription with one of the court's own invention. Because the court has no authority so to amend RICO, I dissen
Courthouse News
added Jun 21, 2016 14:21
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