Headlines Tagged with ScotusSuit — 297 headlines found
[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake
largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Jul 7, 2016 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
R.J.REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. STATE OF MARYLAND: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)
QUESTIONS PRESENTED Whether, when the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") governs an arbitration, the FAA's judicial review standards apply in state court and preempt application of different state-law judicial-review standards. Whether, when arbitrators h
Jul 1, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 6, 2016 14:26
asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to determine whether a Maryland appeals court was wrong to undo a 2013 arbitration ruling it said wrongly reduced payments owed to the state under a 1998 nationwide settlement with the...
Jul 1, 2016 Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:46
another big week for the lions of the U.S. Supreme Court, where BigLaw teams took down a Texas abortion law and the corruption conviction of a former Virginia governor.
Jun 30, 2016 Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 19:56
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday he sees little need for a second trial for former Gov. Bob McDonnell after this week's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned McDonnell's bribery convictions.
Jun 29, 2016 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 29, 2016 20:10
the anti-smoking lobby has failed on one count – to sufficiently dent the fortunes of tobacco companies on the stock market. Despite the battering the UK stock market has taken since Friday’s Brexit announcement, shares in tobacco companies have risen. I
Jun 27, 2016 Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:11
. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Jun 27, 2016 Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
White-collar defense lawyers cheered the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday reversing the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying that the ruling gives them new leverage in their dealings with prosecutors.
Jun 27, 2016 Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13
After 16 years, the Price v. Philip Morris Inc. “light” case has officially come to a close. On June 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court declined the plaintiffs’ petition to review a 2015 decision by the Illinois Supreme Court not to reinstate the original m
Jun 23, 2016 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39
Supreme Court on Monday gave federal prosecutors wide latitude to bring global cases under a key organized crime-fighting statute even as it put up a roadblock for private plaintiffs who want to bring cases in U.S. courts about alleged criminal activity a
Jun 20, 2016 Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:13