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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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[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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[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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[Missouri, South Carolina] LAUDERDALE: One of these days, we, too, will have smoke-free parks and beaches

A good idea went up in smoke Tuesday night in Beaufort. City Council said no to a suggestion from town staff that smoking be banned in city parks. ... But someone has already taken his alleged right to smoke cigarettes in a public park all the way to th
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 12, 2013 08:30
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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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BAYER/JOHNS/COLGROVE: The FDA and Graphic Cigarette-Pack Warnings — Thwarted by the Courts

Creating new graphics and conducting new research will take time in the face of the chill ... This costly setback for public health may well be measured in morbidity and mortality.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jun 27, 2013 22:26
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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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THE 2013 APPELLATE HOT LIST

We've identified 20 firms doing killer appellate work before the Supreme Court, federal circuit courts of appeal and state courts of last resort ... ARNOLD & PORTER . COVINGTON & BURLING / JONES DAY / KIRKLAND & ELLIS
Law.com
added Jun 3, 2013 13:01
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[Missouri] Is smoking in public park a constitutional right? Supreme Court refuses case

Arthur Gallagher, a smoker, challenged a ban on lighting up in city buildings, parks, and playgrounds in Clayton, Mo. The Supreme Court turned away the case Monday.
Christian Science Monitor
added May 13, 2013 13:35
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Tobacco Speech Case Teed Up For Supreme Court

The justices as soon as Monday could announce whether they will consider tobacco companies’ free-speech challenge to parts of a 2009 law that gave the FDA authority to regulate tobacco. The law among other things required tobacco manufacturers to reserv
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Apr 18, 2013 16:48
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