Civil Warriors

Author: Dan Zegart
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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This important work is at once a grand adventure and a towering work of investigative journalism--an eye-opening report on the way justice really works in America today.

Up In Smoke

Author: Martha A. Derthick
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1483304647
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Dan Zegart, Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry (New York:
Delacorte, 2000), 281. The Oklahoma suit, filed in June 1996, named three
industry law firms as defendants: Shook, Hardy and Bacon of Kansas City; Jacob,
Medinger and Finnegan of New York; and Chadbourne and Parke of New York.
See Graham E. Kelder Jr. and Richard A. Daynard, “The Role of Litigation in the
Effective Control of the Sale and Use of Tobacco,” Stanford Law & Policy Review
8, no.

The New York Times Book Reviews 2000

Author: New York Times Staff
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781579580582
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By ROGER PARLOFF CIVIL WARRIORS: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco
Industry By Dan Zegart. 358 pp. New York: Delacorte Press. $25.95. When his
mother was dying from emphysema in 1984, the product liability lawyer Ronald
Motley made a promise to her. "I'm going to get 'em, Mom," he said, referring to
the tobacco companies. "I swear to you before God, if it's the last thing I do, I'll get
'em." And, as we know, he did. In late 1998, when a multistate settlement
agreement was ...

Tobacco Industry And Smoking

Author: Fred C. Pampel
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119038
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Fred C. Pampel. Zegart, Dan. Civil Warrior: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco
Industry. New York: Delacorte Press, 2000. Written in the form of a narrative story,
this book follows the civil litigation against the tobacco industry from the
perspective of the trial lawyers who brought the suits, particularly Ron Motley.

The Encyclopedia Of Civil Liberties In America

Author: David Schultz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317457137
Size: 68.63 MB
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... the First Amendment did not necessarily absolve individuals of liability for
damages that might result from consumption of their products. Faced with a
phalanx of cigarette-company attorneys, however, the Cipollone family decided
not to pursue the case further. J. David Golub and John R. Vile See also:
Corporate Speech; Federal Communications Commission. FURTHER READING
Zegart, Dan. Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry. New York:
Delacorte, 2000.

Your Father S Voice

Author: Lyz Glick
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466853174
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Your Father's Voice narrates Lyz's struggle to come to grips with her husband's death in a series of letters from Lyz to Emmy that give a wrenching but clear-eyed account of Lyz's first years without Jeremy.

Bad Acts

Author: Sharon Y. Eubanks
Publisher: Amer Public Health Assn
ISBN: 9780875530178
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This book illustrates the realities of bringing the largest public health case against a major industry, that ended with the major tobacco companies being identified as racketeers and placed under ongoing oversight by a federal court.

Armageddon In Waco

Author: Stuart A. Wright
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226908453
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Could the tragedy have been prevented? Was it necesary for the BATF agents to do what they did? What could have been done differently? Armageddon in Waco offers the most detailed, wide-ranging analysis of events surrounding Waco.

Mama Might Be Better Off Dead

Author: Laurie Kaye Abraham
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226001395
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This book reveals what health care policies crafted in Washington, D. C. or state capitals look like when they hit the street.

Kings Of Tort

Author: Alan Lange
Publisher: Pediment Group
ISBN: 9781597252768
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"Kings of Tort chronicles a tale of judicial bribery and political intrigue in Mississippi ... . It features the story of Dickie Scruggs, who was largely credited with bringing down Big Tobacco in the early 1990s.