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[Virginia] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

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.
Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 19:56
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[Virginia] Saying 'it is time to move on,' McAuliffe questions need for second McDonnell trial

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.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 29, 2016 20:10
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[Virginia] High Court Vacates Ex-Va. Gov.'s Corruption Conviction ($$)

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
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:11
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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. 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.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Virginia] Supreme Court's McDonnell Decision Gives Boost to White-Collar Defense Lawyers

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.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13
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[Illinois] Supreme Court Officially Ends Price 'Light' Case

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
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39
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[Europe] High Court Gives Gov't License To Take RICO Claims Global ($$)

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
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:13
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[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

The court split 4-3 on a private plaintiff’s right to pursue racketeering claims for foreign activity. The majority said that private plaintiffs must still allege and prove a domestic injury. Alito, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and justices An
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 23, 2016 12:37
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[Europe] Microsoft Invokes Supreme Court Ruling In Overseas Data Row ($$)

recent decision limiting the potential for bringing civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for conduct abroad supports Microsoft's contention that the government can't use a search warrant to access consumer data stored
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 12:33
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[Europe] Microsoft invokes Supreme Court opinion in Ireland email case

Microsoft believes its refusal to turn over email held in Ireland to the U.S. government got a boost from an opinion of the Supreme Court on Monday, which upheld that U.S. laws cannot apply extraterritorially unless Congress has explicitly provided for i
InfoWorld
added Jun 23, 2016 12:32
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