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SIEGEL: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' Argument that Sixth Circuit Validated Graphic Warning Labels is Not Entirely Correct; Supreme Court Will Never Affirm Sixth Circuit's Reasoning on the Actual Proposed Warning Labels

Importantly, the Sixth Circuit was ruling on the general principle of the use of graphic warning labels on cigarette packages, rather than on the specific warning labels proposed by the FDA.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 17, 2012 01:59
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[Florida] Biz Groups Back Tobacco Cos.' Engle Appeal In High Court ($$)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Product Liability Advisory Council Inc. filed amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 11 in support of tobacco companies arguing that the Florida Supreme Court's de
Law360
added Sep 19, 2013 02:38
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[Florida] Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. Douglas

The U.S. Chamber urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reverse a Florida Supreme Court case which establishes a new rule of preclusion in violation of the Due Process Clause. In this case, the Florida Supreme Court decertified a sprawling class act
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:09
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TOBACCO V. DOUGLAS - On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Supreme Court Of Florida: BRIEF OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS

If allowed to stand, the ruling has the potential to dramatically transform the law of preclusion and improperly increase the liability exposure of the Chamber’s members and all companies doing business in the United States.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:20
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[Canada] Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma decision against tobacco company

The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28
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MCCUTCHEON, ET AL., v. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION (PDF)

Senator McConnell believes that all restrictions of this nature should be reviewed under strict scrutiny. To begin with, this is a severe restriction on political speech.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 9, 2013 16:42
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ORENTLICHER: The FDA's Graphic Tobacco Warnings and the First Amendment

Today, by contrast, courts are using the First Amendment to the detriment of consumers' welfare, by invalidating laws that would protect the public health.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jun 27, 2013 22:30
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[Florida] High court lets stand $17.5M local verdict against tobacco company

Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 30, 2012 00:00
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Initiative Urges Voluntary Term Limits for Future Justices

with the aim of urging any would-be nominee to pledge to serve a single 18-year term. The initiative, called Come to Terms, asserts that term limits are needed to increase accountability and reduce the politicization of the court, especially in the confir
National Law Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:03
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