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[Europe] U.S. Supreme Court rejects RICO claims in Reynolds, EU case

Three justices (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Steven Breyer, Elena Kegan) dissented from the entire judgment, but supported parts of it. Justice Sonia Sotomayor abstained from the case. The case was remanded back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 20, 2016 17:45
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[Europe] Ruling in case against tobacco company limits racketeering law

A divided U.S. Supreme Court threw out a European Union suit that accused Reynolds American Inc. of orchestrating a global scheme to launder drug money, in a ruling that limits the reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40
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[New York, Virginia] Ex-NY Pols' Graft Appeals May ​Depend​ On McDonnell Case​ ($$)

prison sentences for two of New York’s onetime most powerful lawmakers have sent shockwaves across the state’s political establishment, but their expected appeals may hinge on a forthcoming decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the bribery case against fo
Law360
added May 15, 2016 23:39
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[Europe] SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES / OCTOBER TERM 2015 / For the Session Beginning March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016 . . . (2) 15-138 RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 18, 2016 12:48
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

I. THE GLOBAL EXPANSION OF RICO INVITES AN EXPLOSION IN CIVIL LITIGATION ABUSE...A. Civil RICO Is Uniquely Prone to Abuse by the Plaintiffs’ Bar...If this Court were to affirm the Second Circuit’s deeply flawed decision below, it would effectively authori
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:05
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[Europe] Feds Tell High Court To Nix RICO Suit Against RJR Nabisco ($$)

The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to toss the European Union’s civil suit accusing RJR Nabisco Inc. of a money-laundering scheme, arguing it doesn’t sufficiently allege extraterritorial violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corr
Law360
added Dec 23, 2015 22:32
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[Virginia] Ex-Gov. McDonnell Takes Bribery Fight To High Court ($$)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell brought his appeal of his bribery convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, filing a petition saying the trial court took too broad a view of what constitutes improper official influence and that the jury screeni
Law360
added Oct 15, 2015 12:43
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On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY (PDF)

Among the many creative attempts to drastically expand RICO’s reach, none are more problematic than recent civil suits brought by foreign governments against American businesses for overseas conduct. WLF has no direct interest, financial or otherwise, in
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:40
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WHITE: Symposium: Defining deference down

Last year, in Loving v. IRS, the court invoked Brown & Williamson in holding that the IRS was unreasonable in interpreting its statutory jurisdiction ...Two years earlier, the D.C. Circuit invoked Brown & Williamson’s “major questions” doctrine to strike
SCOTUSBlog
added Jun 26, 2015 09:15
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[Florida] BANNON: Soliciting Donations Discredits the Judiciary

Judges themselves have also raised the alarm. In a survey of state judges, nearly half stated that they believed campaign contributions are influencing judicial decisions.
National Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:23
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