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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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Supreme Court resumes without Scalia

Roberts noted that Scalia argued a case only once. (It was a 1976 dispute involving tobacco company Dunhill and the Cuban government, as well as businesses that took over firms forced out during the Cuban Revolution.) "He prevailed, establishing a perfec
Politico
added Feb 27, 2016 16:29
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SHAPIRO: How Scalia played with fire

In Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., for example, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that the FDA did not have the authority to regulate tobacco... a pure textual analysis might well have required allowing the regulation. Ironic
CNN
added Feb 27, 2016 16:26
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[Europe] SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES / OCTOBER TERM 2015 / For the Session Beginning March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016 . . . (2) 15-138 RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 18, 2016 12:48
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