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Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Review Of FAA Ruling In Maryland ($$)

on June 22 seeking to certify two questions over the Federal Arbitration Act and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration settlement between the state and a group of tobacco companies stemming fr
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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[Maryland] Tobacco Companies Reiterate Divide Among State Courts In FAA Question ($$)

A group of tobacco companies reiterated to the U.S. Supreme Court on July 5 that it should review a case involving the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between a group of tobacco companies and states over whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) p
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:51
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U.S. High Court Denies Petition For Writ Of Cert In Illinois Smokers’ Appeal ($$)

on June 20 denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Illinois smokers seeking to challenge an Illinois Supreme Court justice’s participation in reversing a $10 billion verdict in a tobacco case based on the justice’s alleged acceptance of funding
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 20, 2016 20:53
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Trademarks, State-owned Enterprises, and Cuba’s Rum and Cigar Industries

In February of this year, the US Supreme Court handed another victory to Cubatabaco by refusing to intervene in the legal case against General Cigar. The decision allows Cubatabaco to once again request the cancellation of the trademark registered by Gene
Cuba Journal
added Jul 13, 2016 18:16
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Cos. Bolster Bid For Justices’ Take On $125M Award ($$)

companies battling a decision allowing Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs have told the U.S. Supreme Court that the state essentially concedes that the high court should revi
Law360
added Jul 9, 2016 17:34
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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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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[Maryland] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Undo Arbitration Reversal ($$)

asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to determine whether a Maryland appeals court was wrong to undo a 2013 arbitration ruling it said wrongly reduced payments owed to the state under a 1998 nationwide settlement with the...
Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:46
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[Virginia] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

another big week for the lions of the U.S. Supreme Court, where BigLaw teams took down a Texas abortion law and the corruption conviction of a former Virginia governor.
Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 19:56
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[Virginia] Saying 'it is time to move on,' McAuliffe questions need for second McDonnell trial

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday he sees little need for a second trial for former Gov. Bob McDonnell after this week's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned McDonnell's bribery convictions.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 29, 2016 20:10
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