Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 303 headlines found
King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. said that an 1855 treaty between the Yakama and the federal government bars the state from forcing it to pay into an escrow fund set up for cigarette manufacturers that...
Feb 6, 2015 Law360
added Feb 7, 2015 03:31
Judges themselves have also raised the alarm. In a survey of state judges, nearly half stated that they believed campaign contributions are influencing judicial decisions.
Jan 26, 2015 National Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:23
“One is the interest in free speech. The other one is the undeniable interest, because it’s essential to a stable democracy, of having a judiciary which avoids both the reality and the appearance of corrupt influence.”
Jan 20, 2015 National Law Journal
added Jan 21, 2015 17:35
The Supreme Court heard a case that could unravel state laws on judicial candidates asking for campaign donations. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Judy Woodruff to explain the arguments in the Florida case, take a look at a unanimous decis
Jan 20, 2015 PBS
added Jan 21, 2015 17:31
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a case testing whether states, in the name of preserving judicial impartiality, may bar judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions.
Jan 20, 2015 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 20, 2015 20:14
as it weighed a free speech challenge to a Florida law that bars candidates running for elected judge positions from soliciting campaign contributions. The case put the focus on free speech in the context of elections just a day short of the five-year an
Jan 20, 2015 Reuters
added Jan 20, 2015 20:11
In their Supreme Court brief, Arkansas officials listed other kinds of contraband that might be hidden in beards: needles, pieces of wire, broken glass, gum, caulk, tobacco, marijuana and powdered drugs. The officials told the justices that they should no
Sep 2, 2014 New York Times
added Sep 2, 2014 12:24
attorneys who said they have watched cigarette companies relentlessly drag out litigation don’t share Sweda’s optimism that settlement talks with tobacco lawyers are in their futures. ”I don’t think that’s ever going to happen,” said attorney James Gustaf
Jun 30, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 10:49
Mr. Kenny explained that tobacco companies may attempt to advance the same argument in other states that they raised in their petition for certiorari: that allowing the Engle jury’s “generic” findings about cigarette smoking to apply in thousands of cases
Jun 20, 2014 Blackwell Burke P.A.
added Jun 23, 2014 21:11
Supreme Court’s decision means tobacco companies must pay about $40 million in the 11 Florida cases within the next 30 days, Gale said. A lot more tobacco litigation is on the way. Gale is handling 60 cases before Circuit Judge Robert K. Rouse Jr. in De
Jun 17, 2014 Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Jun 18, 2014 13:17