Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 302 headlines found
In short, because RICO’s text is silent as to its extraterritorial force, it necessarily “has none.”
Sep 9, 2015 SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 19:03
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
Oct 1, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Oct 2, 2015 13:46
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
Sep 30, 2015 Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:28
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.
Aug 5, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
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.
Jan 20, 2015 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 20, 2015 20:14
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
Jan 20, 2015 Reuters
added Jan 20, 2015 20:11
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.
Oct 9, 2013 Crain's Chicago Business
added Oct 9, 2013 22:26
Today's argument in McCutcheon over whether aggregate limits ... state parties and hundreds of candidates already transfer large sums of money to each other, using the national party groups as hubs.
Oct 9, 2013 Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Oct 9, 2013 16:55
the court appeared poised to take a narrower approach than it did in that 2010 decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, that cleared the way for increased independent corporate and union spending during federal elections.
Oct 8, 2013 Reuters
added Oct 9, 2013 16:52
signaled Tuesday that they aren’t sold on current campaign finance laws that limit how much Americans can contribute directly to candidates and political parties, as the court met for the first major oral argument of its new term.
Oct 9, 2013 Washington Times
added Oct 9, 2013 16:39