Scalia Stays $270M Judgment In La. Smoking Suit
In a brief order issued Tuesday, Justice Scalia halted the April judgment from Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal until the high court receives a response from the plaintiffs, which is due Sept. 21.
The tobacco companies — Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Brown & Williamson Holdings Inc. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. — asked...
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