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Supreme Court to Hear Campaign Finance Case

In what may turn out to be the most important federal campaign finance case since the 2010 decision in Citizens United, the court agreed to decide whether aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions are constitutional.
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2013 19:48
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[North Carolina] Successful appeal of graphic cigarette labels likely headed for U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington reaffirmed Wednesday its August decision that the labels violate tobacco companies' free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2012 18:33
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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The justices today refused to hear a joint appeal from R.J. Reynolds and Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)ā€™s Liggett unit. A jury said the two companies were responsible for the death of Janie Mae Clay, who smoked for 40 years and died in 2003 of lung disease.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Hear Tobacco Cos.' Engle Challenge ($$)

Clay's attorney, John S. Mills of The Mills Firm, said Monday that the tobacco industry has tried in the individual Engle cases to "create a new false controversy of doubt by suggesting that the [Engle] jury only concluded that a few unspecified brands o
Law360
added Nov 28, 2012 16:51
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Hear Engle Due Process Claims ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $20 million judgment they say shows their due process rights are being trampled in Engle progeny cases ā€” but only if the Florida high court rules against them i
Law360
added Sep 19, 2012 14:31
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ANDREWS: Graphic Tobacco Warning Case Can Present SCOTUS Opportunity on Commercial Speech Doctrine

If the Court decides to resolve the split between the D.C. and Sixth Circuits on the tobacco warnings, it may have an ideal opportunity to clarify the meaning of that critical part of its commercial speech test. Rather than simply continue to ignore Just
Forbes
added Sep 14, 2012 20:08
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[Louisiana] Wal-Mart Gets Top U.S. Court Review in Sex-Bias Case

Bloomberg News
added Dec 6, 2010 00:00
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Supreme Court Rejects Appeals of Tobacco Ruling

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would not take up either government or industry appeals of a landmark racketeering verdict against cigarette companies for what a lower court judge had termed a half-century of lying over the health effects of
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2010 00:00
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: The Supreme Court and law left hanging

By dismissing an Oregon case involving the death of a cigarette smoker, the justices have left open questions about their instructions to lower courts and the limits of punitive damages.
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 13, 2009 00:00
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[Maine] Rowe v. New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, (No. 06-457), U.S. Supreme Court Docket

Oyez Project
added Nov 28, 2007 00:00
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