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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, two days earlier than previously planned, as he looks to put his imprint on the ideological leaning of the court by restoring its conservative majority. Trump, in a Twitter post on Monday, said he would unveil at 8 p.m. on Tuesday his pick to fill the...

  • LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

    An outspoken critic of Trump throughout the campaign, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti is now looking for common ground.

  • President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will make his choice to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 2 as he seeks to restore the conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Appointment as a Supreme Court justice requires Senate confirmation for the lifetime post. The current frontrunners include three conservative jurists who were appointed...

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

    The nomination will be to fill the seat vacated by Antonin Scalia, a hero of the right who died Feb 13, 2016.

  • Spicer: It's pretty mainstream to repect the Constitution

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds a press briefing discussing Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and whether he will choose someone more "mainstream."

  • *Sterling rises ahead of Supreme Court decision. NEW YORK, Jan 23- The dollar slumped to a seven-week low against a currency basket on Monday, weighed by concerns about the early days of U.S. In late trading, the dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major rivals, fell 0.6 percent to 100.16 led by 1.4 percent drop versus the yen to 113.01 yen.

  • *Sterling rises ahead of Supreme Court decision. NEW YORK, Jan 23- The dollar fell to a seven-week low against a currency basket on Monday, weighed by concerns about the early days of U.S. "The new Trump administration did little to reassure nervous investors that the direction of the government will be more towards growing the economy and less toward the divisive...

  • *Sterling rises 0.8 percent ahead of Supreme Court decision. LONDON, Jan 23- The dollar fell to a 1-1/ 2 month low against an index of the world's other top currencies on Monday, after U.S. The index, which measures the greenback against six major rivals, fell half a percent to 100.28, while it dropped more than 1 percent to 113.440 yen and 0.35 percent to $1.0755 per euro.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as Donald Trump gets set to become the 45th president of the United States. Trump will be sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "There is a lot of optimism and renewed hope for better things to come," said Sean O'Hara, president of Pacer ETFs.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as investors counted down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. Trump's campaign promises of tax and...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks looked set to advance on Friday, with investors counting down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "All eyes will be on the content and style of Trump's...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Friday ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. *Futures also got a lift after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed her stance for gradual interest rate increases on Thursday. *Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief...

  • Filling Supreme Court vacancy: Jim DeMint

    Jim DeMint, The Heritage Foundation, talks about the process of filling a vacancy at the Supreme Court.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday questioned the practices of a firm that buys unpaid consumer debt for pennies on the dollar then seeks to recover it from people in bankruptcy even when barred from doing so by state statutes of limitations. During arguments in a case involving debt collection company Midland Funding, a...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided as it weighed whether people who have filed for bankruptcy can sue companies that attempted to collect old debt from them that was not required to be paid back because of state statutes of limitations. During arguments in the case, three liberal justices seemed sympathetic toward an Alabama...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed private antitrust lawsuits brought by investors including big U.S. cities accusing major banks of conspiring to manipulate the pivotal Libor benchmark interest rate to move forward. The justices rejected an appeal filed by a group of banks including Bank of America Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, UBS AG and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed private antitrust lawsuits brought by investors including big U.S. cities accusing major banks of conspiring to manipulate the pivotal Libor benchmark interest rate to move forward.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether companies can head off costly class action lawsuits by forcing employees to give up their right to pursue work-related legal claims in court as a group. The justices took up appeals of three lower court rulings, including one involving global professional services giant Ernst& Young,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether firms collecting on debt they bought for pennies on the dollar can be held liable in lawsuits brought by debtors they targeted under a federal law cracking down on debt collectors' abusive practices. Four Maryland residents who defaulted on car loans filed a proposed class action lawsuit...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a dispute over whether companies that make copycat versions of biologic drugs must wait six months after winning federal approval to begin selling them. The justices will take up an appeal by Novartis AG of a 2015 federal appeals court decision that prevented the Swiss pharmaceutical company from...