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Supreme Court Refuses Big Tobacco's Labeling Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants to review the Sixth Circuit's recent finding that a law requiring graphic warning labels on cigarette packs does not violate the First Amendment.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2013 09:58
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Commonwealth Court Of Pennsylvania (PDF)

In this multi-hundred-million-dollar dispute under the landmark tobacco MSA, the state court below invalidated as “irrational” an arbitration award that had been unanimously issued by a Panel of three former federal judges, including Judge Abner Mikva of
Jones Day
added May 13, 2016 19:50
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[Europe] Tobacco Conspiracy Suit Tests RICO's Reach

The European Community's lawsuit accusing tobacco giant RJR Nabisco of laundering money through international drug cartels appeared to divide the Supreme Court along traditional partisan lines on Monday. For roughly 14 years, dozens of European coun
Courthouse News
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
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[California] NJOY Puts Out E-Cig False Ad Class With Comcast Precedent ($$)

A California federal judge refused Friday to certify a class of consumers who allege that NJOY Inc. falsely advertised its e-cigarettes as healthier than traditional tobacco cigarettes, saying the plaintiffs' proposed damage calculations didn't meet the
Law360
added Aug 16, 2015 12:11
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. SHARON BLOCK, as personal representative of Lillian Kaplan, deceased, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court of Appeal for the Fourth District

1. When there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, does due process permit those facts to be conclusively pre- sumed against that party in subsequent litigation? 2. Are strict-liability and negligence claims
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:31
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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Illinois] Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Win

Investors applauded the favorable ruling, sending the stock to new heights. Let's take a closer look at Price v. Philip Morris and the implications of the recent decision from the highest court in the nation.
Motley Fool
added Jun 22, 2016 18:47
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[Illinois] High Court Won't Revive $10B Philip Morris Judgment ($$)

declined to review the rejection of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris USA over cigarette labeling, shooting down a request by a class of smokers claiming that a biased Illinois high court justice shouldn’t have been involved in axing...
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 21:01
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[Illinois] End of the road for Price v. Philip Morris

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined attorney Stephen Tillery's petition for review in the 15-year-old Price v. Philip Morris case. An announcement was made this morning by the high court, and it means that all legal challenges have been exhausted in att
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 20, 2016 19:52
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[Europe] U.S. top court weighs racketeering law's scope in R.J. Reynolds case

Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with whether a lawsuit filed by European Union countries accusing cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds of running a global money-laundering scheme involving narcotics smuggling into Europe can move forward.
Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 22:06
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