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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

Affirming the decision below unquestionably will invite wholly foreign litigation into the United States, where it does not belong. Allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary foreign civil disputes into U.S. federal courts will dramat
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 22, 2015 22:45
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RJR NABISCO v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: On Writ Of Certiorari: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

RICO’s private cause of action contains no clear indication that it reaches foreign injuries. Its text is silent on whether foreign injuries are covered, and its background legal context affirmatively suggests that it is limited to domestic injuries.
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 17, 2015 22:59
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

In short, because RICO’s text is silent as to its extraterritorial force, it necessarily “has none.”
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 19:03
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

On April 23, 2014, the Second Circuit unanimously reversed and vacated the judgment of the district court, and remanded the case for further proceedings...In addressing the scope of RICO, the court applied Morrison and the presumption against extrater
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:56
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit (PDF)

This case presents the question whether RICO applies extraterritorially, and if so to what extent.
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:46
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Issue: Whether, or to what extent, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) applies extraterritorially. / Nov 30 2015 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:39
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DENNISTON: Argument preview: New woe for class-action lawsuits?

latest class-action dispute, Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo. The core of the disagreement is whether everyone joined in the suing class must prove, individually, that he was harmed by the claimed misconduct that is the common target.
SCOTUSBlog
added Nov 8, 2015 14:22
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[Virginia] Ex-Gov. McDonnell Takes Bribery Fight To High Court ($$)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell brought his appeal of his bribery convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, filing a petition saying the trial court took too broad a view of what constitutes improper official influence and that the jury screeni
Law360
added Oct 15, 2015 12:43
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[Europe] FISHER: Supreme Court Takes Case Accusing RJ Reynolds Of Vast Money-Laundering Scheme

For all I know the allegations are true, but this suit, in its current form, looks more like a vehicle for a hoped-for settlement than a real case. Kudos to Reynolds for fighting it.
Forbes
added Oct 2, 2015 20:06
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[Europe] UPDATE 1-U.S. top court to decide if EU countries can sue R.J. Reynolds over money-laundering (Adds details on case, paragraphs 4-9)

The European countries accused R.J. Reynolds of directing a decade-long scheme from the United States that involved the smuggling of illegal narcotics into Europe by Colombian and Russian crime groups, the laundering of proceeds from the sale of these dr
Reuters
added Oct 2, 2015 13:47
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