Headlines Tagged with Scotus — 1,382 headlines found
refused to take up appeals filed by tobacco companies in 10 Florida lawsuits filed by sick smokers or their family members. The Supreme Court did not explain its reasons for declining to hear the appeals, which were filed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Phi
Jun 9, 2014 CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jun 9, 2014 17:02
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.
May 19, 2014 Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 8, 2017 17:53
John Paul Stevens, retired Supreme Court Justice and author of Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution (Little, Brown and Company, 2014), offers six specific amendments to be made to the US Constitution
May 2, 2014 WNYC Radio
added May 2, 2014 11:21
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
Apr 10, 2014 A Frank Opinion (Frank Puig blog)
added Sep 8, 2014 15:59
Tobacco companies facing thousands of smoker lawsuits in Florida filed their ninth batch of U.S. Supreme Court petitions last week, claiming that the Florida courts are trampling on their constitutional rights in the so-called Engle progeny litigation.
Apr 3, 2014 Litigation Daily
added Apr 7, 2014 14:37
The 5-to-4 decision, with the court’s more conservative members in the majority, echoed Citizens United, the 2010 decision that struck down limits on independent campaign spending by corporations and unions.
Apr 2, 2014 New York Times
added Apr 2, 2014 23:05
we have already canvassed the many reasons why §1514A is most sensibly read to protect employees of contractors. For the reasons stated, we hold that 18 U. S. C. §1514A whistleblower protection extends to employees of contractors and subcontractors
Mar 4, 2014 Supreme Court of the United States
added Mar 10, 2014 17:45
The justices voted 6-3 along non-ideological lines in a ruling that extends whistleblower protections to investment advisers, law firms, accounting firms and other such businesses working for public companies. The three dissenting justices said the ruli
Mar 4, 2014 Reuters
added Mar 10, 2014 17:35
prepares to issue big rulings ... If the Supreme Court sides with McCutcheon and strikes down the aggregate contribution ceiling, it will be a resounding defeat for proponents of campaign finance regulation and a massive win for those who believe the Fir
Mar 1, 2014 Reason Magazine
added Mar 1, 2014 18:18
LawFinance Group ... said... the timing was right to enter the Engle field by putting together a portfolio of available financing for plaintiffs and plaintiffs attorneys defending verdict awards on appeal by the tobacco companies.
Feb 14, 2014 Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:05