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[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

The court split 4-3 on a private plaintiff’s right to pursue racketeering claims for foreign activity. The majority said that private plaintiffs must still allege and prove a domestic injury. Alito, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and justices An
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 23, 2016 12:37
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[Europe] Supremes Put End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

Ginsburg..."Unsupported by RICO's text, inconsistent with its purposes...the domestic-injury requirement for private suits replaces Congress' prescription with one of the court's own invention. Because the court has no authority so to amend RICO, I dissen
Courthouse News
added Jun 21, 2016 14:21
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[Illinois] Supreme Court rejects challenge to decision throwing out tobacco judgment

Plaintiffs in the case said Lloyd Karmeier, an elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court, should have stepped aside because he made statements during his 2014 election campaign criticizing the judgment and had received campaign contributions from a gr
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 11:17
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[Illinois] U.S. Supreme Court Puts an End to Price “Lights” Case

“Today’s action by the U.S. Supreme Court effectively ends this case once and for all,” said Murray Garnic,...“Almost 10 years ago this case was dismissed against Philip Morris USA, and, after countless hearings, motions and legal maneuvers by the plainti
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jun 20, 2016 20:59
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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] Supreme Court Puts Narrow End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

With the justices split on party lines over the issue of proving domestic injury, the conservatives edged out a narrow majority because Justice Sonia Sotomayor did not participate in the case. Had she participated and aligned with the other liberal j
Courthouse News
added Jun 20, 2016 19:39
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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers

The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who they said benefited from tobacco money in his
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:15
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RJR NABISCO, INC., ET AL. v. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT (PDF)

ALITO, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS, C. J., and KENNEDY and THOMAS, JJ., joined, and in which GINSBURG, BREYER, and KAGAN, JJ., joined as to Parts I, II, and III. GINSBURG, J., filed an opinion concurring in part, dissenting in
Supreme Court of the United States
added Jun 20, 2016 18:56
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[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

"Put another way, a pattern of racketeering activity may include or consist of offenses committed abroad in violation of a predicate statute for which the presumption against extraterritoriality has been overcome," Justice Samuel Alito Jr. wrote. "To giv
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 20, 2016 18:53
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[Europe] High Court Limits RICO’s Reach Beyond US In Civil Cases ($$)

limited the potential for bringing civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for conduct outside the U.S. in ending the European Union’s money laundering suit against RJR Nabisco. The Supreme Court’s majority has found tha
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 17:56
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