Monday, April 23, 2007
At the National Law Journal, Michael P. Shea writes about the Philip Morris case, which the Supreme Court will hear this Wednesday. The essay begins:
What does cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. have in common with a 19th century customs officer who is sued by New England ship owners to prevent him from enforcing an embargo on trade with England during the War of 1812? ... If you are having trouble answering that question, you are not alone.
Howard Bashman predicts a 9-0 reversal. --RR