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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY v. JANICE L. SIKES: Opinion filed April 12, 2016. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County. (PDF)

Underlying Ms. Sikes’ argument is a fairness argument that Reynolds should not receive the benefit of 90-day stay under United States Supreme Court rules for filing a petition if it does not ultimately file a petition. But in this case, we recognize that
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 13, 2016 22:48
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Wins Stay Of Engle Case Amid High Court Appeal ($$)

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...
Law360
added Apr 13, 2016 15:29
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[Illinois] Philip Morris Skipped Facts In $10B Judgment Row, Class Says ($$)

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.
Law360
added Apr 12, 2016 14:49
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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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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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Is Reynolds Helping Cigarette Smuggling Across Europe?

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
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Mar 23, 2016 21:09
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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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[Europe] Docket Chat: Jones Day Beats Well-Worn Path to Supreme Court

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
National Law Journal
added Mar 22, 2016 19:36
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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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[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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