Friday, September 25, 2009

D.C. Circuit Denies Tobacco Companies' Pleas for Rehearing

Earlier this week the D.C. Circuit denied the tobacco companies’ requests that the Court reconsider a May 2009 ruling in which the Court affirmed Judge Kessler’s landmark decision finding the companies guilty of massive RICO violations.  The parties now have 90 days to seek certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court.