Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • Protesters from both sides of the birth control issue Leah Hughs (L) and Kristin Hughs (R) chant for their side in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to hand down its ruling on whether a private company can, on religious grounds, be exempted from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception.

    The Supreme Court ruled that certain for-profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the contraceptive insurance mandate of Obamacare.

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

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the details.

  • SCOTUS: Workers can't be forced to pay union fees

    In a 5 to 4 decision the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled home care workers cannot be forced to pay union fees. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the details.

  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Riley v. California is the most important privacy opinion in over 40 years, says Mitchell Epner.

  • SCOTUS upholds presidential recess power

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the president's authority to make recess appointments while the Senate is not in session. However the high court ruled President Obama exceeded his authority in the 2012 NLRB appointments.

  • President Barack Obama in September 2013 in New York City.

    The Supreme Court ruled to cut back the power of the White House to temporarily fill senior government posts without Senate approval.

  • Encourage Aereo to play by rules: Pro

    Discussing the future of broadcasting and if a business opportunity still exists for companies with Aereo's business model, with Gordon Smith, National Association of Broadcasters president and CEO, and Vincent Sadusky LIN Media president & CEO.

  • Aereo defeated.. what's next for copyright laws?

    The Supreme Court slammed the door on Internet company Aereo handing victory to the broadcast companies. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Justice Antonin Scalia says it's up to Congress to fix the "loophole" in copyright laws.

  • Who wins in Aereo ruling?

    Discussing the legal impact of SCOTUS' ruling on Aereo, and what this means for broadcast distribution, with John Hane, Pillsbury partner.

  • Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    The Supreme Court ruling against Aereo was a very "pro-consumer thing" and a "terrific victory" for content providers, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said.

  • CBS CEO: Terrific victory for content business

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves shares his view of the U.S. Supreme Court's Aereo ruling, saying "we're not against our content in the cloud as long as we're getting paid for it." Moonves discusses Aereo's business model.

  • Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    The U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision and ruled 6-to-3 that the TV startup Aereo violated copyright law.

  • Traders debate media play post-Aereo ruling

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled online TV service Aereo violates copyright law. The FMHR traders discuss the current trade on media companies.

  • Aereo responds to court loss

    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia says today's SCOTUS ruling is a "massive setback for the American consumer." CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.

  • Aereo not completely over: Analyst

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG media & technology analyst, shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court's ruling and explains why Aereo may not be completely finished.

  • Huge win for broadcast networks

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson takes a close look at the details of the SCOTUS' Aereo ruling. Pearson says the Supreme Court did not buy Aereo's claim that it was worthy of copyright protection.

  • Police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without getting search warrants, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

  • SCOTUS rules on cell phone search

    In a surprisingly lopsided opinion, the Supreme Court has ruled police must get a search warrant before they rifle through the cell phone of people they arrest. NBC's Pete Williams also provides insight on the Aereo ruling.

  • Aereo probably out of business: Fmr FCC chair

    Former FCC Chairmen Reed Hundt, shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court's decision to deem Aereo illegal. Hundt says Aereo looks and feels like a cable company so it's being treated like a cable company.

  • Close look at Aereo decision

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the specific argument Aereo tried to make, and the details of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling which states Aereo does violate broadcasters' copyrights.