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Commonwealth v. Philip Morris Inc.

Docket #SJC-09889
Date March 7, 2007
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryTobacco. Contract, Arbitration, Settlement agreement. Arbitration, Arbitrable question, Scope of arbitration. Uniform Arbitration Act. Federal Arbitration Act.
Appealed FromMiddlesex Superior Court, Justice Bonnie H. MacLeod
Counsel for Appellant
Commonwealth:  James J. Arguin
Counsel for Appellee
Liggett Group, LLC:  Robert J. Brookhiser, Stephen R. Patton, Patricia A. Hartnett, Thomas E. Peisch

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