07/05/2011 02:42:00 PM EST
Scalia's Pro-Tobacco Order Tossed By Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program to help people quit smoking. Scalia, a cigarette smoker himself, justified acting on his own by predicting that. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.