Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 297 headlines found
ruled Tuesday that a lower court erred in denying R.J. Reynolds an automatic stay while the tobacco company considers whether to review U.S. Supreme Court review of a $5.5 million decision against it in an Engle...
Apr 12, 2016 Law360
added Apr 13, 2016 15:29
A class of smokers claiming a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over its labels shot back at the company’s arguments that its claims are total fiction, telling the U.S.
Apr 11, 2016 Law360
added Apr 12, 2016 14:49
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
Mar 28, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 29, 2016 17:14
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.
Mar 23, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2016 15:21
Ironically, however, Reynolds, which is now being accused of smuggling, set up a website www.thenewtobaccoroad.com, way back in 2014 showing how cigarettes are smuggled from lower-tax states to higher-tax ones in the Northeast via I-95. The initiative wa
Mar 23, 2016 Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Mar 23, 2016 21:09
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.
Mar 22, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:42
Jones Day lawyers will argue in four of the five cases scheduled at the U.S. Supreme Court this week...partner Gregory Katsas appeared Monday in RJR Nabisco v. The European Community. The issue in the Nabisco case is the application of the Racketeer Influ
Mar 21, 2016 National Law Journal
added Mar 22, 2016 19:36
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
Mar 21, 2016 Courthouse News
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
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.
Mar 21, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 22:06
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
Mar 19, 2016 Bloomberg View
added Mar 22, 2016 12:29