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[Europe] Ruling in case against tobacco company limits racketeering law

A divided U.S. Supreme Court threw out a European Union suit that accused Reynolds American Inc. of orchestrating a global scheme to launder drug money, in a ruling that limits the reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40
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[Europe] Supreme Court Rejects EU Lawsuit Against Reynolds American

It and 26 member states allege the cigarette maker engaged in “grave misconduct” by participating in a money laundering cycle in which criminal groups smuggled illegal narcotics into Europe and laundered the resulting proceeds through illegal cigarette pu
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40
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[Europe] Supreme Court rules for R.J. Reynolds in racketeering case

limited the scope of federal racketeering law, handing R.J. Reynolds a victory... The justices in their 4-3 ruling reversed a lower-court ruling in favor of the EU and 26 member states, saying that the racketeering law does not extend to claims concerning
Reuters
added Jun 20, 2016 17:37
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. 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 opin
Supreme Court of the United States
added Jun 20, 2016 17:37
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[Illinois] High Court Won't Revive $10B Philip Morris Judgment ($$)

declined to review the rejection of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris USA over cigarette labeling, shooting down a request by a class of smokers claiming that a biased Illinois high court justice shouldn’t have been involved in axing...
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 21:01
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Smokers Say High Court Ruling Revives $10B Judgment ($$)

blasted Philip Morris’ claims that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a death penalty case doesn’t apply to claims that a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment over cigarette labeling, urgin
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 17:15
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32
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[Illinois] SCOTUS ruling could impact tobacco case

the company “completely glosses over the direct parallel between Williams and Justice Karmeier’s statements: both involved election campaign speeches, both expressed an attitude toward one side on an issue implicated in litigation, and both expressed a vi
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Jun 10, 2016 01:47
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PHILIP MORRIS v FDA: PLAINTIFFS’ NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY, Jun 7, 2016

The Court in Hawkes emphasized that regulated entities “need not assume” the risk of criminal and civil penalties “while waiting for [the agency] to ‘drop the hammer’ in order to have their day in court.” FDA, however, would require tobacco product manufa
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 7, 2016 21:50
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

it was petitioners’ counsel who tried to influence the outcome of the 2014 retention election by spreading lies about Justice Karmeier, accusing him, without a shred of evidence, of being bought and paid for by PM USA . . .
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:43
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