Professors Urge High Court To Crush '98 Tobacco Deal

Law360, New York (December 17, 2010, 5:16 PM EST) -- A group of constitutional and antitrust law professors from across the political spectrum has filed amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a challenge to the 1998 master settlement agreement between state attorneys general and major tobacco companies.

One of those amicus briefs was penned by three unlikely bedfellows: Alan B. Morrison, an associate dean at the George Washington University Law School who co-founded Public Citizen along with Ralph Nader; Richard Epstein, a professor at New York University Law School and the University...
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