Judge Rejects Tobacco Companies' Bid to Shield Documents

Albanese, Elizabeth
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/12/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31946, p28
Trade Publication
Reports on the denial of a motion by British American Tobacco Investments Ltd. to exclude evidence in the trial of a lawsuit by U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler. Pre-trial motion by the company's Australian subsidiary to exclude documents that U.S. Justice Department lawyers will use as a proof against the company related to its knowledge on smoking-related health risks; Facts of the case filed by the federal government against the tobacco industry.


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