A Florida jury has slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
Attorney General Eric Holder told law school graduates of UC-Berkeley, that federal courts have shown a "robust ability to stop terrorists and collect intelligence," and that any move to limit their use would be counterproductive.
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