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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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McGOUGH: On campaign contributions, don't split the baby, Mr. Chief Justice

presidents and party leaders in Congress would still have access to information showing that Mr. Moneybags had maxed out his contributions to every one of the party’s candidates. Wouldn’t such spectacular largess engender the same sense of gratitude -- an
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 10, 2013 03:29
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Campaign finance limits sharply divide Supreme Court. Is there middle ground? (+video)

A sharply-divided US Supreme Court engaged in a pointed debate on Tuesday over whether limiting the total amount of money an individual can give to federal candidates and political committees violates the free-speech rights of would-be campaign contributo
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 9, 2013 16:58
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BARRETT: Supreme Court and Campaign Finance: Four Blunt Points

Assessing all of the justices’ arguments, it sounds like Scalia’s sarcastic defense of First Amendment principles will prevail over Ginsburg’s anxiety about drowning out the voice of the “little people.”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 9, 2013 16:47
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ROGERS: The Insiders: Campaign finance charade enters Supreme Court

Without campaign contribution restrictions, the parties and candidates will be empowered to run campaigns that are not swamped by the parallel participation of these anonymously funded campaigns. I say “anonymously,” but that is not accurate; the identity
Washington Post
added Oct 9, 2013 16:44
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