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[Florida] $20M award in smoking lawsuit against RJR, Liggett will stand

A $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Vector Group Ltd.'s Liggett unit will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a joint appeal by the two cigarette makers.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Nov 26, 2012 16:18

The Powell Memo: A Call-to-Arms for Corporations

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson explain the significance of the Powell Memorandum, a call-to-arms for American corporations written by Virginia lawyer (and future U.S. Supreme Court justice) Lewis Powell to a neighbor working with the U.S. Chamber of Com
added Dec 10, 2012 19:30

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

[USA] How Grotesque Could Our Cigarette Labels Get? (Just Look at Australia's)

Who gets to decide just how disgusting our cigarette packages will be? Maybe the Supreme Court.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 15, 2012 16:27

Health Plan Costs For Obese And Smokers Could Rise After Supreme Court Ruling

The decision upholding the Affordable Care Act has cleared the way for a planned increase in the penalties that employers can impose on workers who don't participate in company wellness programs
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 1, 2012 19:14

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

The Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is good news for tobacco prevention and public health. . . . The ACA contains several measures that contribute to increasing efforts to prevent tobacco use and help those who smoke quit.
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 16, 2012 11:56

In second book, Scalia, Garner warn judicial decisions leading to 'descent into social rancor'

A new book co-authored by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and legal writing expert Bryan Garner accuses judges - including some on the Supreme Court - of loose and unprincipled decisionmaking that has tarnished the reputation of the judiciary.
added Jun 16, 2012 18:27

[Kentucky] McConnell decries efforts to undo 'Citizens United'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court has moved into “a better place” in the last decade when it comes to protecting the First Amendment from legislative efforts to reform campaign financing.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jun 16, 2012 18:25

[Florida] Tobacco Companies Get Smoked in Court

JD Supra, LLC
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00

US Supreme Court denies certiorari for Engle litigation ($$)

Wisconsin Law Journal
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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