Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 297 headlines found
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected this week to decide whether to take up challenges by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to rulings that have bolstered thousands of Florida lawsuits against cigarette makers.
Jun 4, 2014 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jun 4, 2014 19:41
Michigan may not sue an Indian tribe to shut down a casino opened far from the tribe’s reservation...The ruling, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in dissent, “renders the tribes largely litigation-proof” for activities as varied as gambling, cigarette sales,
May 28, 2014 New York Times
added May 28, 2014 14:09
Politicians on both sides get set for the dole-outs post- 'McCutcheon,' and democracy is the loser....Permitting the wealthy few to monopolize the "marketplace of ideas," and drown out the voices of the nonwealthy many sways officials to forsake constitu
May 5, 2014 National Law Journal
added May 7, 2014 13:17
The Supreme Court’s divisive decision Wednesday striking down a Watergate-era limit on campaign contributions was the latest milestone for conservative justices who are disassembling a campaign finance regime they feel violates free-speech rights.
Apr 2, 2014 Washington Post
added Apr 2, 2014 23:07
said a Philip Morris lawyer in a statement. “We have strong legal and factual defenses and remain committed to defending ourselves in each of these cases.” They will have their hands full. “Other individual cases can proceed just like Douglas did with
Oct 14, 2013 Lawyers.com Blog
added Oct 15, 2013 16:10
Scalia, who led the charge for conservatives, disputed the idea that giving large amounts to candidates or parties reflects "corruption," instead likening it to "gratitude."
Oct 8, 2013 TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Oct 11, 2013 11:04
while McConnell already has an imposing $9.5 million cash on hand, it’s not enough in a race that some predict could cost as much $100 million. And now, astonishingly, he’s turning to the Supreme Court to get it.
Oct 8, 2013 Washington Post
added Oct 11, 2013 03:11
What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Oct 3, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
Oct 9, 2013 The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
If Congress is to pass a law abridging free speech, the Court and the public deserve to know the reason. McCutcheon would be a good chance for the Court to reassert the primacy of political speech in the First Amendment.
Oct 9, 2013 National Review
added Oct 10, 2013 13:24