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.

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 ...

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), passim, but see especially 210–220. Mark Curriden, “Tobacco
Fees Give Plaintiffs' Lawyers New Muscle,” Dallas Morning News, October 31,
1999, Business Section, 1. Motley's firm as of 1999 contained seventy-five
members. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The Federalist
Papers (New York: New American Library, 1961), 83–84. U.S. Department of
Health and ...


Author: Harold V. Cordry
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0874369673
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Radio and especially television continued to portray cigarette smoking as
glamorous and sophisticated long after publication of the Surgeon General's
1964 report identifying smoking as a leading cause of lung cancer. Thomas
Whiteside describes the infighting between the tobacco industry and its
opponents, which eventually led to a total ban of broadcast advertising. Zegart,
Dan. Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege of the Tobacco Industry. New York:
Delacorte, 2000. 358p. $25.95 ISBN ...

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.

Smoking Kills

Author: Conrad Keating
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1909930415
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On 14 May 1994, Michael Moore, attorney general for the state of Mississippi,
filed the first Medicaid lawsuit against thirteen tobacco companies, claiming that
they should reimburse the state for the costs of treating those with smoking-
related diseases Attorney generals from other states joined the suit, and the great
Chinese wall of legal protection behind which Big Tobacco had operated was
about to be breached in a dramatic way1 In Florida, Stanley and Susan
Rosenblatt, ...

Bridging The Ideological Divide An Analysis Of Views On Tobacco Policy Across The Political Spectrum

Publisher: Am Cncl on Science, Health
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He has represented injured smokers in several landmark lawsuits against the
tobacco industry and is the most recent recipient of the Joseph W. Cullen Award
for “outstanding courage and commitment in leading the effort to eliminate
tobacco-related diseases,” which was presented at the Eighth World Conference
on Lung Cancer in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Douglas' tobacco-related contributions are
chronicled in the book Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry, ...


Author: Eric A. Feldman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674036789
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The report, Tobacco Consumption 1970-1994 in the Member States of the EU, in
Norway & Iceland, available at <http://
docs/tobacco.pdf>, attempts a similar type of classification scheme for the
European ... Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry (New York:
Delacorte Press, 2000); David A. Kessler, A Question of Intent: A Great American
Battle with a Deadly Industry (New York: Public Affairs Press, 2001); and Tara
Parker-Pope, ...

League Of Denial

Author: Mark Fainaru-Wada
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0770437559
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The Council for Tobacco Research— known originally as the Tobacco Industry
Research Committee—soon began to churn out reports denying the connection
between smoking and lung cancer. The council encouraged researchers to
examine other factors such as “viruses and diet and car exhaust, to take
contrarian positions, to savage the other side in the letters column of scientific
journals,” wrote Dan Zegart in Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco
Industry. “The entire ...

Varieties Of Legal Order

Author: Thomas F. Burke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136211195
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... Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change. New Haven: Yale University
Press. Scheingold, S.A., & Sarat, A. (2004). Something to Believe In: Politics,
Professionalism, and Cause Lawyering. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.
Zegart, D. (2000). Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege on the Tobacco Industry. New
York: Bantam/Delta. 4 Kagan's Atlantic Crossing Adversarial Legalism,
Eurolegalism, and Cooperative Legalism.