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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

[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.
added Jun 20, 2016 17:43

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

[Europe] Ruling in case against tobacco company limits racketeering law

A divided U.S. Supreme Court threw out a European Union suit that accused Reynolds American Inc. of orchestrating a global scheme to launder drug money, in a ruling that limits the reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40

[Europe] Supreme Court Rejects EU Lawsuit Against Reynolds American

It and 26 member states allege the cigarette maker engaged in “grave misconduct” by participating in a money laundering cycle in which criminal groups smuggled illegal narcotics into Europe and laundered the resulting proceeds through illegal cigarette pu
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40

[Europe] Supreme Court rules for R.J. Reynolds in racketeering case

limited the scope of federal racketeering law, handing R.J. Reynolds a victory... The justices in their 4-3 ruling reversed a lower-court ruling in favor of the EU and 26 member states, saying that the racketeering law does not extend to claims concerning
added Jun 20, 2016 17:37

RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. 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 opin
Supreme Court of the United States
added Jun 20, 2016 17:37

PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

it was petitioners’ counsel who tried to influence the outcome of the 2014 retention election by spreading lies about Justice Karmeier, accusing him, without a shred of evidence, of being bought and paid for by PM USA . . .
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:43

PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32

Smokers Say High Court Ruling Revives $10B Judgment ($$)

blasted Philip Morris’ claims that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a death penalty case doesn’t apply to claims that a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment over cigarette labeling, urgin
added Jun 15, 2016 17:15
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