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ARCHIVE: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al, Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, acting on its own behalf and on behalf of the Member States it has power to represent, et al., Respondents. No. 15- 138.: Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari

I. THE LOWER COURTS ARE DEEPLY DEVIDED OVER WHETHER AND HOW RICO APPLIES EXTRATERRITORIALLY…II. THE QUESTION PRESENTED HAS GREAT SIGNIFICANCE…III. THIS IS A GOOD VEHICLE TO ADDRESS RICO'S EXTRATERRITORIAL REACH
Reuters
added Feb 17, 2016 23:54
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ARCHIVE: European Community v. RJR Nabisco: UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS 2 FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT / (Argued: February 24, 2012 Decided: April 23, 2014 7 8 Corrected: April 29, 2014 Amended: August 20, 2014 ) (PDF)

The Court of Appeals concludes that the RICO claims are within the scope of the statute and that the state law claims are within federal diversity jurisdiction. Accordingly, the judgment of the district court is VACATED, and the case is REMANDED.
SCOTUSBlog
added Feb 17, 2016 23:28
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ARCHIVE: European Community v. RJR Nabisco Inc. - Second Circuit: Second Circuit Denies Petition to Rehear Case in Which Panel Held that the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) Applies to Extraterritorial Conduct

the underlying civil action alleged that RJR Nabisco was engaged in a complex multi-step racketeering scheme involving the extraterritorial sale of RJR Nabisco cigarettes. The complaint charges RJR Nabisco with the predicate acts of extraterritorial pros
American Bar Association
added Feb 17, 2016 22:37
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PHILIP MORRIS USA v SCHWARZ: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

the due-process principles...to make clear that, whether the question arises in a partial retrial, bifurcated trial, or issues class action, the Constitution does not permit "interwoven" issues to be tried before separate juries where the result would be
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 16, 2016 20:29
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[Louisiana] ARCHIVE: Scalia's pro-tobacco order tossed by high court

singlehandedly blocked a state court order requiring the tobacco companies to pay $270 million to start a smoking cessation program in Louisiana..."I think it reasonably probable that four justices will vote to grant certiorari," Scalia said, using the le
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 13, 2016 23:45
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[Oregon] Philip Morris USA Inc., Petitioner v. Paul Scott Schwarz, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michelle Schwarz

Proceedings and Orders Feb 10 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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Philip Morris Asks Supreme Court To Undo $25M Ore. Verdict ($$)

to review a $25 million award to a widower whose wife died of lung cancer, arguing that an Oregon jury shouldn’t have been allowed to calculate punitive damages after a separate jury decided the company...
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:34
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit. Feb 8 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 23:23
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. v. The European Community Docket No. 15-138

Question Presented: To what extent does the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) apply extraterritorially? Merit Briefs: Brief for Petitioners RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. Brief for Respondents The European Community, et al.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:35
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

Whatever the precise geographic scope of RICO, this extravagant and unprecedented expansion—to what is fairly described as foreign-to-the-fourth or foreign-to-the-fifth civil RICO claims—cannot possibly be right. Not surprisingly, the panel’s judgment res
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:33
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