Supreme Court (U.S.)


  • Nike's Takeover Bid     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Brad Goode has the details on Nike making a play for competitor, Under Armour.

  • Federal prosecutors officially adopted new guidelines about charging corporations with crimes — a softer approach that, longtime white-collar lawyers and former federal prosecutors say, helps explain the dearth of criminal cases despite a raft of inquiries into the financial crisis the New York Times reports.

  • Pro-Business Supreme Court?     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 7:45 PM ET

    The Supreme Court ruled today that the states cannot ban the sale or rental of ultra-violent videogames, with NBC's Pete Williams.

  • Supreme Court Ruling: Bullish on Videogames Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 3:18 PM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Videogame makers won a victory at the U.S. Supreme Court today, lifting the threat of a potential crackdown that's been looming over the industry since 2005.

  • Despite Ruling, Videogame Fight Is Far From Over Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 2:24 PM ET
    Nintendo 3DS

    As the videogame industry celebrates Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which formally recognized videogames as entitled to First Amendment protection, many are assuming the political fight that has loomed over the industry for years is finally over.

  • Supreme Court Reverses CA Ruling     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    The high court handed the video game industry a big victory today reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down California's attempt to restrict the sale of violent videogames to children, saying the state's controversial 2005 law was a violation of free speech.

  • Supreme Court Strikes Down CA Law     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson details the high court's decision to reverse a California law banning the sale of violent video games to minors.

  • Breaking News: Supreme Court & Video Games     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 10:45 AM ET

    Supreme Court strikes down the California law banning the sale of violent video games to minors, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson

  • Wal-Mart Ruling Ripple Effect     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    Analysis of today's Supreme Court decision that makes it harder for employees to mount large scale bias claims, with Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, and Charles Smith, Skadden Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

  • Supreme Court Ruling on Class Action     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the high court has overturned a previous ruling in a class action suit against Wal-mart.

  • Cut Taxes on Foreign Profits?     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the details on Wal-Mart's class action case and insight on whether multinational companies should be taxed on foreign profits, with JD Foster, The Heritage Foundation and Dan Maffei, Third Way.

  • The Supreme Court sides with Roche in a patent battle with Stanford University, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Arizona Immigration Law Upheld by Supreme Court Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 11:12 AM ET
    US Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court has sustained Arizona's law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters.

  • Elena Kagan Botches Her First Decision Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 4:48 PM ET
    Elena Kegan

    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has written her first opinion for the Supreme Court, taking up sides with a credit card company and against a debtor in a bankruptcy dispute.

  • The Roberts court ruled for business interests 61 percent of the time, compared with 46 percent in the last five years of the court led by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.  The New York Times reports.

  • Image Rights vs. Free Speech in Video Game Suit Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 11:40 AM ET
    Sam Keller

    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 Debates Video Game Violence Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 5:50 PM ET

    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.

  • Video Game Industry to Get Its Day in Court Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 9:49 AM ET

    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.