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STERN: Why Is Lisa Blatt Endorsing Brett Kavanaugh? Because rich clients trump justice.

will surely rule against her...Arnold and Porter makes its money by representing corporations....attorney profile boasts that she helped to overturned the “reinstatement of $10 billion verdict against client Philip Morris in a ‘lights’ cigarette case.”
Slate
added Sep 8, 2018 19:46
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FOX: How the Supreme Court Unleashed Business

Lewis Powell’s appointment in 1971 marked a sea change for corporate America. It’s his seat that Brett Kavanaugh now hopes to fill...Powell —...a member of multiple corporate boards of directors, including that of tobacco giant Philip Morris (now Altria
Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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Francisco confirmed as solicitor general

By a vote of 50-47 that broke down almost completely on party lines, the Senate today confirmed Noel Francisco to serve as the solicitor general, the government’s top lawyer in the Supreme Court. ...
SCOTUSBlog
added Sep 27, 2017 22:11
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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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[Kentucky] MILBANK: Mitch McConnell, the man who broke America

McConnell was correct in 2013, and what he just did this week was even more ruinous than what he accused the Democrats of doing then. By rights, McConnell’s tombstone should say that he presided over the end of the Senate. And I’d add a second line: “He
Washington Post
added Apr 8, 2017 17:46
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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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[UK] Judge Neil Gorsuch's Potential Impact on the Development of Antitrust Law

In Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co.,[19]the plaintiffs alleged that the four defendants--a company and three individual officers of the company--had conspired to violate Section 1 of the Sherman Act.[20] The district court dismis
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 19:13
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A Supreme Court Nominee Alert to the Dangers of Big Business

Here is his full description, in his Senate questionnaire, of his experience winning the historic $1.05 billion judgment against the American Tobacco company in private practice:
The Atlantic Monthly
added Apr 7, 2017 19:12
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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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[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00
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