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[Europe] Supremes Put End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

Ginsburg..."Unsupported by RICO's text, inconsistent with its purposes...the domestic-injury requirement for private suits replaces Congress' prescription with one of the court's own invention. Because the court has no authority so to amend RICO, I dissen
Courthouse News
added Jun 21, 2016 14:21
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[Illinois] Supreme Court rejects challenge to decision throwing out tobacco judgment

Plaintiffs in the case said Lloyd Karmeier, an elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court, should have stepped aside because he made statements during his 2014 election campaign criticizing the judgment and had received campaign contributions from a gr
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 11:17
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[Europe] Supreme Court Sides With R.J. Reynolds in RICO Case

they parted ways about whether the part of the racketeering law authorizing private civil suits, as opposed to ones brought by the United States government itself, applied to conduct abroad... “There is a potential for international controversy that mili
New York Times
added Jun 21, 2016 09:52
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[Illinois] High Court Won't Revive $10B Philip Morris Judgment ($$)

declined to review the rejection of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris USA over cigarette labeling, shooting down a request by a class of smokers claiming that a biased Illinois high court justice shouldn’t have been involved in axing...
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 21:01
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[Illinois] U.S. Supreme Court Puts an End to Price “Lights” Case

“Today’s action by the U.S. Supreme Court effectively ends this case once and for all,” said Murray Garnic,...“Almost 10 years ago this case was dismissed against Philip Morris USA, and, after countless hearings, motions and legal maneuvers by the plainti
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jun 20, 2016 20:59
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[Illinois] End of the road for Price v. Philip Morris

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined attorney Stephen Tillery's petition for review in the 15-year-old Price v. Philip Morris case. An announcement was made this morning by the high court, and it means that all legal challenges have been exhausted in att
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 20, 2016 19:52
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[Europe] Supreme Court Puts Narrow End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

With the justices split on party lines over the issue of proving domestic injury, the conservatives edged out a narrow majority because Justice Sonia Sotomayor did not participate in the case. Had she participated and aligned with the other liberal j
Courthouse News
added Jun 20, 2016 19:39
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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers

The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who they said benefited from tobacco money in his
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:15
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RJR NABISCO, INC., ET AL. v. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT (PDF)

ALITO, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS, C. J., and KENNEDY and THOMAS, JJ., joined, and in which GINSBURG, BREYER, and KAGAN, JJ., joined as to Parts I, II, and III. GINSBURG, J., filed an opinion concurring in part, dissenting in
Supreme Court of the United States
added Jun 20, 2016 18:56
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[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

"Put another way, a pattern of racketeering activity may include or consist of offenses committed abroad in violation of a predicate statute for which the presumption against extraterritoriality has been overcome," Justice Samuel Alito Jr. wrote. "To giv
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 20, 2016 18:53
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