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[Florida] United States Backs Washington State In Tax Fight With Tribe ($$)

Supreme Court on Aug. 20 set an Oct. 30 argument date for a dispute over whether an 1855 Indian treaty protects a tribe in Washington state from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation, which the United States as amicus curiae answered in
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 22, 2018 20:19
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Judge Kavanaugh’s Deregulatory Agenda

In a controversial case involving the Food and Drug Administration’s attempt to regulate tobacco products during the Clinton administration, the Supreme Court suggested that in “extraordinary cases” involving issues of great “economic and political magnit
The American Prospect
added Aug 7, 2018 17:46
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32
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[Virginia] 2nd Circ. Corruption Prosecutions In A Post-McDonnell World ($$)

The landscape of federal public corruption law changed dramatically following the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in McDonnell v. United States. In recent months, courts have been grappling with the scope and implications of McDonnell: When it com
Law360
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Maryland] Tobacco Companies Reiterate Divide Among State Courts In FAA Question ($$)

A group of tobacco companies reiterated to the U.S. Supreme Court on July 5 that it should review a case involving the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between a group of tobacco companies and states over whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) p
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:51
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[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

The court split 4-3 on a private plaintiff’s right to pursue racketeering claims for foreign activity. The majority said that private plaintiffs must still allege and prove a domestic injury. Alito, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and justices An
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 23, 2016 12:37
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[Europe] Microsoft invokes Supreme Court opinion in Ireland email case

Microsoft believes its refusal to turn over email held in Ireland to the U.S. government got a boost from an opinion of the Supreme Court on Monday, which upheld that U.S. laws cannot apply extraterritorially unless Congress has explicitly provided for i
InfoWorld
added Jun 23, 2016 12:32
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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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