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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee could help decide the fate of his moves to undo climate-related U.S. regulations, but legal experts said Neil Gorsuch's judicial record makes it hard to predict whether as a justice he would back a sweeping rollback. If confirmed to the lifetime job by the Senate, the Colorado- based federal appeals court...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a ruling that upheld a New York law barring retailers from charging more to buy with credit, sending the case back to a lower court to decide as a free speech issue not as pricing regulation. The justices returned the matter to the New York- based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld the law in...

  • Supreme Court sends swipe fee case back to lower court

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest on New York businesses challenging the New York state law regarding credit card surcharges.

  • Credit card transaction

    The court ruled unanimously Wednesday in a case about fees that merchants pay to credit-card issuers each time a customer charges a purchase.

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday said a New York law barring retailers from charging more to buy with credit instead of cash is a speech regulation and sent the case back to a lower court for further review. The court, in a 8-0 decision, threw out a lower court's ruling upholding the New York law as a price regulation. Merchants contend laws like...

  • Sen. Portman: Give Neil Gorsuch an up-and-down vote

    U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) speaks to CNBC's "Squawk Box" on whether Democrats could block the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch.

  • The House votes 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc after the White House says it strongly supports the move. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will have a final vote on April 7 on Trump's Supreme Court...

  • The House votes 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc after the White House said it strongly supported the move. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will have a final vote on April 7 on Trump's Supreme Court...

  • Trump will attend a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7 and 8, the White House says after Trump spoke by phone to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will have a final vote on April 7 on Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, even as more Democrats oppose his confirmation.

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. The justices heard an hour of arguments in an...

  • Neil Gorsuch

    Senate Democrats on Monday forced a one-week delay in a committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. The justices heard an hour of arguments in an...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by government contractor Leidos Inc to fend off an investor lawsuit alleging it omitted and misstated key information in securities filings over its role in a troubled New York City payroll contract. Investors led by the Indiana Public Retirement System filed suit in New York federal...

  • A shopper passes a shop door advertising acceptance of purchases with Master Card, Visa in Bakersfield, California.

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by retailers to revive a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement they reached with Visa and Mastercard.

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major record labels to revive copyright infringement claims against video-sharing website Vimeo LLC for hosting content that included songs by famed bands such as the Beatles, the Jackson 5 and the Beach Boys without permission. The high court's action was a blow to Vivendi SA's...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees. A group of 19 merchants and trade groups claimed in the lawsuit that Visa and MasterCard conspired to fix fees charged to stores for handling credit card payments. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by retailers to revive a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement they reached with Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc over claims the card networks improperly fixed credit and debit card fees. The brief Supreme Court order noted that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito did not...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists. The justice on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that said websites are protected from...

  • WASHINGTON— Once again, "Obamacare" has survived a near-death experience. It was the latest attempt to undo the Affordable Care Act, which already beat two Supreme Court challenges. The ACA has added coverage in two main ways: a Medicaid expansion to cover more low-income adults, and subsidized private health insurance through online markets such as...

  • Nuclear explosion

    Gorsuch will almost certainly be confirmed one way or another, it's just a question of how, NBC News reports.