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[Florida] Case on judges’ campaign fundraising divides Supreme Court

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
PBS
added Jan 21, 2015 17:31
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[Florida] Should Judicial Candidates Be Allowed To Solicit Campaign Money?

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.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 20, 2015 20:14
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Supreme Court divided over Florida judicial election law

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
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2015 20:11
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Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

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
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2014 12:24
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[Florida] Tobacco’s costly legal waiting game takes $20 million hit

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
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 10:49
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[Florida] Brendan M. Kenny Discusses Supreme Court’s Cert Denial in Engle Tobacco Cases in Law360

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
Blackwell Burke P.A.
added Jun 23, 2014 21:11
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[Florida] Appeals exhausted, Big Tobacco must pay $15 million to family of dead Volusia smoker

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
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Jun 18, 2014 13:17
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[Florida] High Court's Denial Spurs Big Tobacco To Look Beyond Engle ($$)

a loss that attorneys say could finally push cigarette makers to focus less on dismantling the Florida suits and more on avoiding a similar fate in other states.
Law360
added Jun 17, 2014 07:55
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[Florida] The Supreme Court Has, Again, Denied A Review of Petitions That Seek to Challenge Individual Damages Verdicts in Tobacco Lawsuits, Parker Waichman Comments

“We are happy to see that the High Court continues to let stand the original verdicts in the ongoing Engle litigation,” said Gary Falkowitz, Managing Attorney at Parker Waichman LLP....The 10 petitions were denied without comment or noted dissents (Order
PR Web
added Jun 13, 2014 15:34
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Tobacco Companies Rejected by High Court on Florida Suits

The Supreme Court has repeatedly declined to intervene in the Florida tobacco litigation. The justices rejected a similar appeal in October. Lawyers for the smokers and their families urged the Supreme Court to turn away the latest appeals as well. They
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 10, 2014 20:46
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