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ARCHIVE: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al, Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, acting on its own behalf and on behalf of the Member States it has power to represent, et al., Respondents. No. 15- 138.: Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari

I. THE LOWER COURTS ARE DEEPLY DEVIDED OVER WHETHER AND HOW RICO APPLIES EXTRATERRITORIALLY…II. THE QUESTION PRESENTED HAS GREAT SIGNIFICANCE…III. THIS IS A GOOD VEHICLE TO ADDRESS RICO'S EXTRATERRITORIAL REACH
Reuters
added Feb 17, 2016 23:54
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES AS AMICUS CURIAE SUPPORTING VACATUR (PDF)

1964(c) gives no indication that Congress intended foreign injury to support a private RICO claim. Dismissal is therefore required absent a showing of domestic injury. This case should be remanded to permit the lower courts to evaluate the complaint in li
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:27
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE THE NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

“the litigation equivalent of a thermonuclear device”...This Court should decline Respondent’s invitation to convert this nation’s courts into quasiglobal courts permitted to adjudicate claims that have little, if any, connection to the United States.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 03:59
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

In short, because RICO’s text is silent as to its extraterritorial force, it necessarily “has none.”
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 19:03
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[Europe] Reynolds Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review in Drug-Money Case

The case will test the overseas reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that the cigarette maker says would invite a torrent of lawsuits against American companies over
Bloomberg News
added Oct 2, 2015 13:46
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Court agreed to review a recent Second Circuit decision that further widens an existing circuit split on whether, and to what extent (RICO) applies extraterritorially....WLF argued that allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary forei
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:28
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[Caribbean, Europe, Latin America] Reynolds appeals to Supreme Court in RICO case

its attempt to halt a European Union lawsuit ...initially filed in October 2002, alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russian criminal organizations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
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[Florida] Should Judicial Candidates Be Allowed To Solicit Campaign Money?

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a case testing whether states, in the name of preserving judicial impartiality, may bar judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 20, 2015 20:14
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Supreme Court divided over Florida judicial election law

as it weighed a free speech challenge to a Florida law that bars candidates running for elected judge positions from soliciting campaign contributions. The case put the focus on free speech in the context of elections just a day short of the five-year an
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2015 20:11
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[Illinois] BORRIS: Small business can't stomach 'super-sized' donor influence

This “money takes all” environment for elections leads to a government that is less and less representative of small-business owners — and anyone else who hasn't bought their way into the club.
Crain's Chicago Business
added Oct 9, 2013 22:26
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