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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight and change the way the Senate does business. The Senate narrowly confirms Trump's nominee for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, an outspoken...

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight and change the way the Senate does business. The State Department will approve on Friday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-...

  • Schumer opposes Trump's pick for the top court

    Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says he will oppose the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch.

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY)

    Democratic Sen. Bob Casey, who faces re-election in 2018, also said he will oppose Gorsuch.

  • March 23- Financial market concerns are rising about the pace of policymaking in Washington under U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans in Congress, with investors focused on knock-on effects from any setbacks in Trump's Obamacare rollback plan. April 3: Senate Judiciary Committee expected to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, sending...

  • March 22- Financial market concerns are rising about the pace of policymaking in Washington under U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans in Congress, with investors focused on knock-on effects from any setbacks in Trump's Obamacare rollback plan. April 3: Senate Judiciary Committee expected to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, sending...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with the leading maker of cheerleading uniforms in a copyright dispute with a smaller rival, ruling that uniform designs can be protected under copyright law. In its Supreme Court appeal, Star argued that the designs on cheerleading uniforms can't be separated from the uniforms themselves, and that if Varsity...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with hundreds of former workers at a New Jersey trucking company who said they were unfairly denied a claim for lost wages after the company filed for bankruptcy protection. The justices ruled 6-2 that a bankruptcy court should not have approved a plan allowing Jevic Transportation Inc. to settle other legal...

  • Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017.

    During a nearly 12-hour session Tuesday, Gorsuch dodged questions on how he would rule on past or possible future cases.

  • March 21- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday in a lawsuit over adult diapers will make it more difficult for companies accused of patent infringement to shoot down lawsuits because the plaintiffs waited too long to bring them. In a 7-1 decision, the justices said SCA Hygiene Products AB, based in Stockholm, did not unreasonably delay in filing a lawsuit...

  • Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on the second day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Hart Building, March 21, 2017.

    Jennifer Sisk provided her recollections of the class in a letter Friday to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he taught his law school students about inappropriate questions from prospective employers, contradicting a student who accused him of showing a lack of respect for working women during a classroom discussion about family planning and the workplace. Gorsuch's views were echoed to The Associated Press by...

  • Judge Neil Gorsuch arrives for the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The Senate Judiciary Committee continues its nomination hearing for Neil Gorsuch to be U.S. Supreme Court justice.

  • Gorsuch: Same-sex marriage ‘protected the Constitution’

    At his confirmation hearing, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch answers questions about LGBT individuals and says, "I've tried to treat each case and each person as a person."

  • Judge Neil Gorsuch

    "I've tried to treat each case and each person as a person," Gorsuch testifies at his confirmation hearing.

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- U.S. Supreme Court justices expressed support on Tuesday for Microsoft Corps bid to fend off class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who say the videogame console gouges discs because of a design defect. Microsoft told the court in oral arguments that the San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' 2015 ruling allowing console...

  • Gorsuch faces travel ban questions at confirmation hearing

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorusch faces questions from Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on how he would rule on potential religious tests and Trump's controversial travel ban toward Muslim-majority countries.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday that it is sympathetic to Microsoft Corp. in a dispute with disgruntled owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system who sued saying the console has a design defect that scratches game discs. The justices heard arguments Tuesday in a case that involves the Xbox 360 owners' attempts to get class action status for...

  • President Donald Trump's nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch for the US Supreme Court is sworn in and makes his statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the first of day of confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC Monday March 20, 2017.

    Making promises isn't appropriate for any judge,"no matter who's doing the asking," Gorsuch tells senators at his confirmation hearing.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court says a company that makes adult diapers did not wait too long to sue a rival for copying its patented design. The justices ruled 7-1 Tuesday that Sweden- based SCA Hygiene Products AB could take legal action against New York- based First Quality Baby Products LLC for violating patents on its adult incontinence products.