Supreme Court (U.S.)


  • The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the details.

  • In a 5 to 4 decision the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled home care workers cannot be forced to pay union fees. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the details.

  • June 30- Victims of the Ponzi schemes of Bernard Madoff and Allen Stanford, two of the largest in U.S. history, suffered setbacks on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals in two cases seeking to recoup more money for them.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by former American International Group Inc Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, who accused the Federal Reserve Bank of New York of unlawfully bailing out the insurer at the height of the 2008 financial crisis.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal wiretap law when it accidentally collected emails and other personal data while building its popular Street View program.

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- Aereo, the video streaming service that has sought to provide an alternative to traditional TV broadcasters, said on Saturday it was suspending services after being dealt a blow by the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

  • The most important privacy ruling in over 40 years Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The Supreme Court’s decision in Riley v. California is the most important privacy opinion in over 40 years, says Mitchell Epner.

  • SCOTUS upholds presidential recess power     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the president's authority to make recess appointments while the Senate is not in session. However the high court ruled President Obama exceeded his authority in the 2012 NLRB appointments.

  • Supreme Court limits Obama's appointments power Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    President Barack Obama in September 2013 in New York City.

    The Supreme Court ruled to cut back the power of the White House to temporarily fill senior government posts without Senate approval.

  • UNITED NATIONS, June 25- Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof warned United Nations diplomats on Wednesday the country is being pushed toward a new default after a U.S. Supreme Court decision favored holdout creditors seeking payment on bonds it defaulted on in 2001-2002..

  • NEW YORK, June 25- U.S. stock investors ignored weak economic data and pushed equities higher on Wednesday, as drugmakers' shares rose and a Supreme Court ruling lifted major broadcaster stocks, while German bond yields hit the year's low on safe-haven bids.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains with drugmakers, broadcasters Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    *Monsanto rallies on outlook and stock-repurchase plans. *CBS shares jump after Supreme Court ruling. Shares of CBS jumped 6.2 percent to $62.48 after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that online TV startup Aereo Inc violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet.

  • The court could decide in the next few days whether to take up a lawsuit brought by a coalition of ethanol and gasoline producers trying to overturn a 2009 California rule mandating cuts to carbon emissions.

  • Encourage Aereo to play by rules: Pro     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Discussing the future of broadcasting and if a business opportunity still exists for companies with Aereo's business model, with Gordon Smith, National Association of Broadcasters president and CEO, and Vincent Sadusky LIN Media president & CEO.

  • Aereo defeated.. what's next for copyright laws?     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    The Supreme Court slammed the door on Internet company Aereo handing victory to the broadcast companies. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Justice Antonin Scalia says it's up to Congress to fix the "loophole" in copyright laws.

  • Who wins in Aereo ruling?     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Discussing the legal impact of SCOTUS' ruling on Aereo, and what this means for broadcast distribution, with John Hane, Pillsbury partner.

  • WASHINGTON, June 25- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday weakened the defenses available to banks in class-action lawsuits over retirement plan investment decisions. The case involved allegations against Fifth Third Bancorp for putting its own stock in employee retirement plans prior to a drop in share price.

  • CBS CEO: Aereo ruling a 'terrific victory' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    The Supreme Court ruling against Aereo was a very "pro-consumer thing" and a "terrific victory" for content providers, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said.

  • In a decision that could crimp consumers' hopes to cut the cord from their cable operators, the U. S Supreme Court said Aereo Inc, a video streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violated copyright law by using tiny antennas to broadcast TV content online to paying subscribers.

  • CBS CEO: Terrific victory for content business     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves shares his view of the U.S. Supreme Court's Aereo ruling, saying "we're not against our content in the cloud as long as we're getting paid for it." Moonves discusses Aereo's business model.