TITLE

Judge Refuses to Delay Start of U.S. RICO Case Against Tobacco Industry

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;9/8/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31964, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler denied in September 2004 a request by the U.S. tobacco industry to delay the start of a $279 billion racketeering lawsuit brought against it by the federal government. Details of the case; Legal precedents; Implications on the tobacco industry.
ACCESSION #
14388323

 

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