WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet.» Read More
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest details from the hearing of Aereo rebroadcasting television content online.
*Taxpayer wants hearing to question IRS "retribution". *IRS argues taxpayer is on "fishing expedition". The IRS is squaring off against Michael Clarke, a West Palm Beach, Florida, investor who is arguing that the U.S. tax agency in 2011 improperly issued a summons "as retribution" against him and his business partners for resisting an audit.
The court is worried broadcasters' challenge may hurt cloud computing, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson with the latest details on the lawsuit.
NEW YORK— Television broadcasters face off at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday with Aereo, a company that offers live TV over the Internet. The case hinges on whether the service constitutes a public performance in violation of copyright law.
Michigan is one of eight states to ban affirmative action and join California, Florida and Nebraska among others.
Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," weighs in on Aereo's landmark Supreme Court case and the future of broadcasting. O'Leary also shares his thoughts on net neutrality.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Supreme Court is upholding Michigan's ban on affirmative action.
WASHINGTON— In his new book, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns. His proposed amendments generally would overrule major Supreme Court decisions with which he disagrees, including ones on guns and campaign finance in which he dissented.
WASHINGTON— Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.
The Supreme Court will decide whether Aereo, the Internet-connected antenna, is doing something illegal by broadcasting television programs online.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today about the legality of Internet television service Aereo, reports NBC's Pete Williams.
Argentina has taken its battle with bondholders to the U.S. Supreme Court. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Elliott's unit NML is suing Argentina's repayment of debts.
WASHINGTON— Count Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy among consumers who feel misled by a beverage called "Pomegranate Blueberry Flavored Blend of 5 Juices."
Creditors should be able to access limited information about Argentina's non-U.S. assets, said U.S. justices. The case has been going on for a decade.
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments from Argentina and hedge fund creditor NML Capital over refusal of bond payments, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Exxon's appeal in a case of water pollution was declined by the U.S. Supreme Court. The company needs to pay millions of dollars to New York City.
WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp that ordered the company to pay $105 million in damages for polluting New York City's groundwater with a toxic gasoline additive. The decision not to hear the case leaves intact a July 2 U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld the judgment.
MIAMI— The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. "The question of whether the state has the power to compel all employees to submit to suspicionless searches without good reason is settled and the answer is no," said Shalini Goel Agarwal, the lead ACLU attorney in the state employees case.
WASHINGTON— Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be searching for a middle ground Monday in the decade-long battle between Argentina and holders of its defaulted bonds.