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Jacob enters the Old Testament in the twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis. He is the brother of Esau, the younger son of Rebecca and Isaac and the grandson of Abraham and Sarah. While Esau wandered off to hunt (a "man of the field"), Jacob stayed put with his parents and tended the sheep. Jacob, though devoted to God, was a bit of a cheater: he conned his brother out of his birthright and got his father's blessing by pretending to be Esau. This deception made Jacob fear that God would allow Esau More »
Born: c. 2000 B.C. (?)

law.justia.com/cases/new-york/appellate-division-second-department/2017/2016-05041.html

Dec 6, 2017 ... [*1]In the Matter of William Jacobs, appellant, v. Charles Cartalemi, et al., respondents. DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP, White Plains, NY (Lee S. Wiederkehr, Michael J. Schwarz, and Eric J. Mandell of counsel), for appellant. Farrell Fritz, P.C., New York, NY (Peter A. Mahler and ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/549/346/opinion.html

Feb 20, 2007 ... A jury cannot issue a punitive damages award because it wants to punish a defendant for harming people not involved in the case.

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PHILIP MORRIS USA v. WILLIAMS, personal representative of ESTATE OF WILLIAMS, DECEASED. certiorari to the supreme court of oregon. No. 05–1256. Argued October 31, 2006—Decided February 20, 2007. In this state negligence and deceit lawsuit, a jury found that Jesse Williams' death was caused by smoking and ...

law.justia.com/cases/georgia/supreme-court/2012/s11g1263.html

In The Landings Association, Inc. v. Williams, et al., the court of appeals held that the trial court properly denied in part motions for summary judgment brought by The Landings Association, Inc. and The Landings Club, Inc., finding that a question of fact remained as to whether The Landings entities failed, pursuant to the law ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/07-1216

Dec 3, 2008 ... The jury awarded Williams $79.5 million dollars in punitive damages. In Philip Morris USA v. Williams (“Williams II”), the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the decision of the Oregon Supreme Court upholding this award and instructed the lower court to apply its standard of prohibiting punishment of a defendant ...

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Court of Appeals of Georgia. WOOTEN, et al. v. WILLIAMS, et al. WILLIAMS, et al. v. WOOTEN, et al. WILLIAMS, et al. v. WOOTEN, et al. A17A1338. Decided: August 08, 2017. DILLARD, C. J., RAY, P. J., and SELF, J. Olin Wooten, Guy P. Brown, and Perry Brown (collectively “Wooten”) filed an action seeking to establish a ...

www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/Pages/OpinionsCOA2017.aspx

A164909 Buckelew v. Employment Department et al; A163059 Dannewitz v. Oregon Health Authority and Allcare Health; A157633 Dunn v. Sherman, Sr., et al ; A163472 Happy Valley Municipal Court v. Tran; A165424 In the Matter of B. C. L., a Child. Department of Human Services v. J. R. L.; In the Matter of L. I.- M. L., ...

www.casebriefs.com/blog/law/constitutional-law/constitutional-law-keyed-to-chemerinsky/economic-liberties/philip-morris-u-s-a-v-williams

The widow of Jesse Williams, a heavy cigarette smoker, brought a claim for negligence and deceit against Philip Morris, the manufacturer of Marlboro, the brand that Williams smoked. The jury found that his death was caused by smoking, and that Williams smoked in significant part because he felt it was safe to do so, and ...

www.gasupreme.us/granted-denied-petitions/2017-denied

Dec 11, 2017 ... DRUID HILLS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC. et al. v. BUCKLER et al. (A17D0110); S16C1673. LAVANCE v. THE STATE (A16A0556); S16C1694. PRICE v. O' QUINN et al. (A16A0458); S16C1699. STONE v. THE BANK OF MELLON et al. ( A16D0378); S16C1708. COHEN v. CITY OF SANDY SPRINGS et al.