The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the second most powerful court in the country behind the Supreme Court, heard two cases challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's first rules to crack down on mercury from the country's fleet of electric generating units.» Read More
When Sam Keller, a former quarterback at Arizona State, sued the video game publisher Electronic Arts last year, he was seeking compensation for himself and other college athletes whose names were not used but whose images he contended were being illegally used by the company. The New York Times reports.
The Supreme Court seemed wary about a business-backed challenge that could make it almost impossible for consumers to band together to make claims against their cell phone carriers, cable providers and credit card companies.
Supreme Court Justices grilled attorneys Tuesday on the issue of video game violence, but seemed to preliminarily side with the video game industry on First Amendment issues.
The Supreme Court is schedule to hear oral arguments on Nov. 2 in the case of Schwarzenegger v. EMA, by far the most important challenge – legal or otherwise – the video game history has faced.
If anyone thought a sluggish economy with high unemployment would dampen campaign spending for the 2010 midterm elections, they couldn't be more wrong. A Supreme Court ruling, tight races and grass roots activism will make this the most expensive midterm election in history—with fundraising reaching levels never seen before.
The Supreme Court ruled that a section of the 1988 federal fraud statute making it a crime to deprive others “of the intangible right of honest services” was unconstitutionally vague, leaving courts that relied on the statute in the lurch, the NYT reports.
Facing pressure from critics of Wall Street to limit its role in elections, Goldman Sachs has pledged not to spend any of its vast corporate reserves on political advertising. The NYT reports.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’who is three-and-a-half years into a 24-year prison sentence—wants out of jail while a federal appeals court reconsiders his case.
Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe says she plans to vote to confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice.
At issue isn’t whether publishers can make violent games, but whether states can impose sales restrictions on those titles—effectively declaring them to be on the same level as pornography and legally limit their sale.
We vote for President—the executive branch. We vote for Congress—the legislative branch. Why can't we vote for the Supreme Court—the judicial branch?
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether California can ban the sale or rental of violent video games to children.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will not insist that his Supreme Court nominee pass any "litmus tests" in supporting a woman's right to have an abortion, but made clear he'll choose a candidate who will consider personal privacy and women's rights.
A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling offers investors no help in combatting excessive mutual fund fees. And shareholders advocates say the ruling may spark a new round of litigation.
If there is a protracted battle on any nominee or if any nominee is withdrawn after they are proposed, the process has the potential to wipe out most of the summer and part of the fall. This would leave little time to pass any meaningful legislation before Congress adjourns before the mid-term elections.
The Supreme Court’s decision to treat business entities as “people” has fired up political pundits and lobbyists on all sides, writes William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.
The Supreme Court struck down Thursday long-standing limits on corporate spending in U.S. political campaigns, such as this year's congressional races and the 2012 presidential contest.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order immediate closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes. The court rejected a request by Michigan for a preliminary injunction to close the locks temporarily while a long-term solution is sought to the threatened invasion by the ravenous fish.
As I predicted here on this blog this morning, the American Needle vs. The NFL Supreme Court hearing was a total buzzkill.
You are going to be told over and over again today that this American Needle case against the NFL, that is being heard today in front of the Supreme Court, is a case of paramount importance. That it can forever change how sports leagues are run.