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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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[Europe] High Court Limits RICO’s Reach Beyond US In Civil Cases ($$)

limited the potential for bringing civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for conduct outside the U.S. in ending the European Union’s money laundering suit against RJR Nabisco. The Supreme Court’s majority has found tha
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 17:56
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[Europe] U.S. Supreme Court rejects RICO claims in Reynolds, EU case

Three justices (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Steven Breyer, Elena Kegan) dissented from the entire judgment, but supported parts of it. Justice Sonia Sotomayor abstained from the case. The case was remanded back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 20, 2016 17:45
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[Europe] Reynolds American (RAI) Stock Gains on Supreme Court Ruling

stock is increasing 1.04% to $50.74 in mid-morning trading on Monday after the Winston-Salem, NC-based tobacco company won a lawsuit brought by European Union countries.
thestreet.com
added Jun 20, 2016 17:43
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High court nixes European suit against R.J. Reynolds

In a 4-3 ruling, the justices said the EU has no right to sue in U.S. courts because federal racketeering laws don’t allow recovery for injuries occurring outside the United States. The EU and 26 of its member states allege RJR coordinated the scheme wi
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 17:42
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