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[California] U.S. SUPREME COURT / Tobacco damages upheld / Philip Morris must pay $10.5 million

San Francisco Chronicle
added Mar 25, 2005 00:00
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[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: Who Bankrolls Congress? Mitch McConnell: Fueled by tobacco and whiskey

Tobacco and whiskey have helped build Mitch McConnell’s political career. Tobacco giants Altria Group Inc. and Reynolds American Inc. are two of Mitch McConnell’s top five career campaign PAC contributors.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 8, 2017 17:53
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Catholics and the Supreme Court

Justice Scalia was one of six Catholic justices, and while Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch worships at an Episcopalian church, he was raised Catholic and attended Georgetown Prep in Washington, D.C., before embarking on his extraordinary legal career.
The National Catholic Register
added Apr 7, 2017 19:46
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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court Justice

New York Times
added Apr 7, 2017 19:06
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Trump nominates D.C. lawyer Noel Francisco as solicitor general

Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2017 17:35
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Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On S.J. Res. 19 – A Constitutional Amendment Relating to Contributions and Expenditures Intended to Affect Elections

would restore to Congress and the States the authority to set reasonable limits on contributions and expenditures in our elections. The amendment would also allow Congress and the States to distinguish between natural persons and corporations when shapin
US Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
added Sep 9, 2014 11:39
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PUIG: The McCutcheon Decision and the Ghost of Lewis Powell

The “Powell Memorandum” refers to a confidential memorandum written in August 1971 by Lewis F. Powell Jr., a corporate attorney for the tobacco industry...“Attack on American Free Enterprise System” set forth a comprehensive strategy to achieve a posit
A Frank Opinion (Frank Puig blog)
added Sep 8, 2014 15:59
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NICHOLS: This Is a ‘Pivotal Moment’ for the Movement to Remove Big Money From Politics

The debate signals that a grassroots movement has established the rational response to a political crisis created by US Supreme Court rulings (including, but certainly not exclusively, the Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions) that have opened the flo
The Nation
added Sep 8, 2014 15:48
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Jones Day lands six recent high court clerks

Jones Day has just hired its sixth former law clerk from the last U.S. Supreme Court term, possibly setting a record for the most clerks hired by a single firm from a single term.
Law.com
added Mar 6, 2013 07:01
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The Powell Memo (also known as the Powell Manifesto)

Powell Memo: Text and Analysis
ReclaimDemocracy.org
added Mar 2, 2012 00:00
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