Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 306 headlines found
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.
Mar 22, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:42
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
Mar 21, 2016 Courthouse News
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
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.
Mar 21, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 22:06
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.
Mar 7, 2016 SCOTUSBlog
added Mar 18, 2016 22:35
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
Mar 9, 2016 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Mar 10, 2016 03:05
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
Mar 8, 2016 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 22:01
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.
Mar 4, 2016 Law360
added Mar 5, 2016 14:16
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.
Feb 29, 2016 Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 29, 2016 21:18
“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
Feb 22, 2016 Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 27, 2016 16:58
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
Feb 22, 2016 Politico
added Feb 27, 2016 16:29