The basis of the argument for change is that people are making much more digital data available about themselves to businesses, and that data can contain clues that would lead to authorities disrupting attacks in the United States or on U.S. interests abroad. "A lot of it is unrecognizable from a Fourth Amendment perspective," said Orin Kerr, a former federal...
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- A federal appeals court on Monday brought to an end President Barack Obama's bid to overturn a ruling that threatens to gut his signature healthcare law by putting the case on hold until after President-elect Donald Trump, who aims to repeal Obamacare, takes office. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed to a...
Chief Executive John Roberts said on Tuesday he expected online businesses to be the big winners of this week's Black Friday, a U.S. shopping tradition that has been adopted in Britain in the past few years. AO World said it more than doubled its earnings in Britain in the six months through September, offsetting a loss in continental Europe, and is stretching the...
WASHINGTON, Nov 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated it could allow Miami to pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. In September 2015, the Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower...
WASHINGTON, Nov 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated it could allow Miami to pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. If the court splits 4-4, the 11th Circuit ruling would stand and Miami would prevail.
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared unlikely to throw out a jury verdict against State Farm that found the insurance company defrauded the U.S. government when it assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico coast in 2005.. State Farm argued the claims brought by the sisters, former claims adjusters who worked for the...
The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone. The eight justices heard arguments in Samsung's bid to pare back $399 million of $548 million it paid...
There are now only eight Supreme Court justices, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the court is doomed to months of unproductive gridlock.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by Nestle and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves.
Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.
Are the markets "efficient"? The future of investing depends on the answer.
Police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without getting search warrants, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
With four justices in their seventies, odds are good that whoever is elected president in November will have a chance to fill at least one Supreme Court seat.
WASHINGTON-- Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action. Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could be decisive, looked skeptically on Texas' defense of the program. "
*Case pits Arkansas commission against U.S. Army Corps. WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case about the degree to which the federal government must pay damages when it releases water from a dam that causes temporary flooding for a property owner downstream.
WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday considered whether the federal government could be liable for money damages by printing confidential credit card information on a customer's receipt, increasing the risk of identity theft.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. Cases involving some of the most emotional issues in American life are likely to be decided after voters choose a president and new Congress next month.
The Supreme Court struggled with all types of questions Monday as it tried to figure out what kind of floating structures fall under maritime law, a question that could have a profound impact on popular businesses like floating casinos, hotels and restaurants.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.