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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Review Engle Decision ($$)

Tobacco companies have asked the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class to use findings from that case in their individual suits, arguing that it violates the
Law360
added Aug 16, 2013 01:57
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TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

The question presented is whether the Due Process Clause is violated by the Florida Supreme Court’s new rule of preclusion, which permits Engle class members to establish petitioners’ liability without being required to prove essential elements of their
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 17, 2013 11:30
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Challenge Use Of Engle Findings In High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies are pitching their arguments that federal law bars smokers from using the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims once more, this time in three appeals to the U.S. Supreme C
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:58
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[Europe] Analyst says BAT takeover of Reynolds is likely; timing cloudy

A leading tobacco industry analyst said it is "very possible" that British American Tobacco Ltd. will either acquire majority ownership of Reynolds American Inc. or take over the company entirely. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog did not indi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 22:01
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KRETZMANN: Coal Cash, Climate Denial Fuel 'Citizens United 2'

What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
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LEMIEUX: McCutcheon, the Next Victory for the 1 Percent

good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO Co., Petitioners, V. JAMES HARRIS LOURIE: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

This Court is the only forum that can provide petitioners with re­lief from the unconstitutional procedures that have now been endorsed by both the Florida Supreme Court and the en bane Eleventh Circuit. Almost 200 progeny cases have been tri
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 29, 2017 17:33
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Conservative Justices Signal Dismantling Of Campaign Donation Limits

Scalia, who led the charge for conservatives, disputed the idea that giving large amounts to candidates or parties reflects "corruption," instead likening it to "gratitude."
TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Oct 11, 2013 11:04
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Engle v. Liggett: Has Big Tobacco Finally Met Its Match?

With no further avenues of appeal left open in Martin, Gray, Campbell, and Hall, RJR, along with Philip Morris and Liggett in Campbell, have paid these and other judgments108 in the combined amount of $60,442,000.109 Over time, an accumulation of high-val
The Florida Bar Journal
added Aug 16, 2013 14:22
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Seeks Supreme Court Review Of $13 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

saying the court should review the case because “relieving plaintiffs of the burden of establishing essential elements of their tort claims violates due process” (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Vivian Turner, No. 17-638, U.S. Sup., 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs L
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 9, 2017 21:04
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