NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday extended the time it will take to hear a case challenging White House recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board and granted the Senate's top Republican 15 minutes during the Jan. 13 oral arguments.
WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a $142 million jury verdict against Pfizer Inc over the company's marketing of the epilepsy drug Neurontin.
A U.S. Supreme Court justice denied a last-ditch effort to stop the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Supreme Court justice on Saturday night denied a last-ditch effort by a group of consumers and travel agents to stop the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
WASHINGTON, Dec 7- A group of consumers and travel agents filed a last-ditch petition on Saturday to the U.S. Supreme Court to stop American Airlines and US Airways from merging, a move they fear would drive air travel prices up and service down and make planes more crowded.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday weighed British company BG Group Plc's bid to reinstate a $185.3 million arbitration award against Argentina that an appeals court threw out. Several justices voiced doubts when Argentina argued that BG should have sued in Argentina's courts first.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to tackle the long-standing question of whether Internet retailers like Amazon.com Inc should be required to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent a $470 million tax dispute between Ford Motor Co and the Internal Revenue Service back to a lower court for further review. Ford was denied a $470 million interest payment by a Michigan district court in 2010. The U.S. appeals court ruled against Ford in December 2012.
Nov 26- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a dispute in the bankruptcy of a small-town pizza shop owner, taking on a case that could dictate how inherited individual retirement accounts are treated in bankruptcy.
WASHINGTON, Nov 26- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider religious objections made by corporations to a provision of Obamacare requiring employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control. One of the cases was filed by arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby Stores Inc and Mardel, a chain of Christian bookstores.
WASHINGTON, Nov 25- U.S. Supreme Court justices could decide on Tuesday to review religious objections made by corporations to a provision of the 2010 federal healthcare law requiring employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- SynQor Inc's $111 million court victory against various companies that manufacture power converter systems that it sued for patent infringement is now final after the U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would not review the case.
WASHINGTON, Nov 15- The U.S. Supreme Court, which has in recent years issued many rulings favorable to businesses, on Friday agreed to revisit a 1988 decision that made it much easier for shareholders to sue companies for alleged securities fraud.
WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared reluctant on Wednesday to undermine agreements unions make with private-sector employers when organizing workers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 11.3 percent of private sector workers belong to unions. The case, Unite Here Local 355 v.
WASHINGTON, Nov 12- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled they may have some difficulty deciding whether employees at private firms that contract with public companies are subject to whistleblower protections.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case of warring legal doctrines raised by a heart pacemaker patent fight between giant medical devices company Medtronic Inc and privately owned Mirowski Family Ventures LLC.
*U.S. Labor Department guidance has varied over the years. In a case that could effect unionized workers in poultry processing, meat packing and other sectors, roughly 800 current and former workers at the United States Steel Corp plant in Gary, Indiana, are seeking the extra pay.
Nov 4- Steel workers who do their jobs wearing flame-retardant gear tried to convince the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that they should be paid for the time they spend "donning and doffing" such items before and after their shifts.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand Facebook Inc's $9.5 million class action settlement over allegations the social networking company's defunct "Beacon" service violated its members' privacy rights. One member of the three-judge panel dissented, saying the settlement unfairly benefited Facebook and plaintiff attorneys.
*U.S. Supreme Court set to settle related battle. Oct 29- A divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed a former union lawyer picked by President Barack Obama to be the top prosecutor at the National Labor Relations Board.