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The State Tobacco Litigation and the Separation of Powers in State Governments: Repairing the Damage

The states' legal campaign against the tobacco industry, and the resulting 1998 settlement, rank among the most catastrophic developments of the twentieth century in American public law. It is not too late for legislators and voters to undo some of the worst mischief to result from the affair.

Michael DeBow, 31 Seton Hall L. Rev. 563, 571-572 (2001)

 

 

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