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FELDMAN: U.S. Law Is So Great Even Europeans Want to Use It

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
Bloomberg View
added Mar 22, 2016 12:29
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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] 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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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

CONCLUSION The judgment below should be reversed and the RICO claims dismissed. At a minimum, the judgment should be vacated and the RICO claims remanded for further consideration.
SCOTUSBlog
added Mar 18, 2016 22:35
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[Illinois] Cigarette case still smoking at SCOTUS

group of plaintiffs is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to jump in on its 15-year-old cigarette lawsuit. But instead of simply repeating claims that tobacco giant Philip Morris duped smokers...an argument that Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier should not have taken
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Mar 10, 2016 03:05
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[Europe] Analyst says BAT takeover of Reynolds is likely; timing cloudy

A leading tobacco industry analyst said it is "very possible" that British American Tobacco Ltd. will either acquire majority ownership of Reynolds American Inc. or take over the company entirely. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog did not indi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 22:01
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[Virginia] Ex-Va. Gov. Gets Hearing Date In High Court Bribery Appeal ($$)

U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set a date for oral arguments in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his bribery convictions, several days after McDonnell filed a brief arguing that the laws he was convicted under are too broad.
Law360
added Mar 5, 2016 14:16
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DOCKET ENTRY: RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.

Feb 29 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 29, 2016 21:18
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Ralph Nader: The Conundrums Of Justice Scalia – OpEd

“We the People,” not “We the People and the Corporations.”...Corporations have seized on this equivalence with being a “person,” to escape...even strong regulation or prohibition of tobacco advertising that pushes a product known to take 400,000 American
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 27, 2016 16:58
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