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[Virginia] McDonnell v. United States: On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONER (PDF)

THE GOVERNMENT’S DEFINITION OF OFFICIAL ACTION IS BARRED, BASELESS, AND BOUNDLESS...The Government Rejects This Court’s Unanimous Sun-Diamond Decision...The Evidence Fails Under The Correct Legal Rule... The Jury Instructions Failed To Convey The Correct
Jones Day
added May 16, 2016 20:29
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SCOTUS: PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENT IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

two factual asser­tions: (i) that Philip Morris USA Inc. contributed "millions" to Justice Karmeier's 2004 and 2014 campaigns and (ii) that in 2014 Justice Karmeier made "pejorative" public comments...Both assertions are sheer fiction.
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2016 15:21
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[Europe, UK] Court hears RJR Nabisco laundering claims

heard oral arguments in a case that could determine whether an anti-racketeering law can be applied to alleged crimes that occur outside the country. If the case brought by the European Community succeeds, multinationals could face a wave of lawsuits.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:42
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[Louisiana] ARCHIVE: Scalia's pro-tobacco order tossed by high court

singlehandedly blocked a state court order requiring the tobacco companies to pay $270 million to start a smoking cessation program in Louisiana..."I think it reasonably probable that four justices will vote to grant certiorari," Scalia said, using the le
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 13, 2016 23:45
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[West Virginia] Supreme Court Won't Review Big Tobacco's W.Va. Win ($$)

denied a writ of certoriari to the appellants, meaning that the West Virginia Supreme Court's November ruling upholding a state court jury's decision will stand. The effect is that the post-consolidation phase of the litigation will continue for 30 plaint
Law360
added Jun 9, 2015 12:30
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[North Carolina] Feds make recommendation in Reynolds pension suit

The U.S. Solicitor General’s Office recommends the U.S. Supreme Court not address a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by a unit of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in December.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2015 13:18
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First Amendment, ‘Patron Saint’ of Protesters, Is Embraced by Corporations

new study says, there has been a “corporate takeover of the First Amendment.”... Professor Coates also analyzed data ...“businesses are growing steadily more aggressive in their use of the First Amendment.” ... pharmaceutical firms, tobacco companies, min
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2015 12:46
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R.J.REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. STATE OF MARYLAND: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

QUESTIONS PRESENTED Whether, when the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") governs an arbitration, the FAA's judicial­ review standards apply in state court and preempt application of different state-law judicial-review standards. Whether, when arbitrators h
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 6, 2016 14:26
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[Illinois] Philip Morris to SCOTUS: Don’t revisit corporate money in judicial elections

If the Supreme Court is interested in revisiting the issue of campaign contributions and the appearance of judicial bias, it has a vehicle. In January, Illinois state court class action plaintiffs who won a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris in 2
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2016 17:14
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FELDMAN: U.S. Law Is So Great Even Europeans Want to Use It

If RJR really facilitated a money-laundering scheme, it should be held responsible. And if European countries think that U.S. law is the best way to do it, that’s a compliment to America’s wide-reaching scheme of conspiracy law and to the American legal s
Bloomberg View
added Mar 22, 2016 12:29
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