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  • Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Judge Merrick Garland after he was nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden at the White House, March 16, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Vice President Joe Biden says as a senator he presided over more Supreme Court nominations than anyone, every everyone got a fair shake.

  • CNBC update: Clinton in Yonkers

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including the Supreme Court taking up an immigration case and thousands of Verizon strikers rallying in New York.

  • Santelli Exchange: 'Courting the president'

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Ryan Owens of University of Wisconsin-Madison, about enhancing the odds of a Supreme Court nomination.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by a group of authors who contend that Google's massive effort to scan millions of books for an online library violates copyright law. The Authors Guild and several individual writers have argued that the project, known as Google Books, illegally deprives them of revenue.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by a group of authors who contend that Google's massive effort to scan millions of books for an online library violates copyright law. The Authors Guild and several individual writers have argued that the project, known as Google Books, illegally deprives them of revenue.

  • Marchers rally under the Chinatown Gateway before marching to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    The Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in the country illegally.

  • NEW YORK, April 15- Growing prospects of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment have led to a sharp uptick in options activity in a heavily traded U.S.-listed Brazilian fund as traders jockey to capitalize on near-term volatility. Brazil's Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt by Rousseff to avert an impeachment vote in Congress on Friday,...

  • April 13- A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by Edison International employees in California who accused the utility of favoring higher-cost mutual funds over lower-cost ones in its retirement plan, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling backing the workers. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said that while the Supreme Court...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected two corporate challenges in class action cases, refusing to hear bids by Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Wells Fargo& Co to throw out large judgments against them. Wal-Mart had sought to get rid of a $187 million class action judgment over the retailer's treatment of workers in Pennsylvania.

  • It's time to stop letting states like North Carolina pass anti-LGBT laws. We need a federal equality law, says Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson.

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Wal-Mart Stores Inc's bid to throw out a more than $150 million class action judgment over the retailers' treatment of workers in Pennsylvania. The case affects about 187,000 Wal-Mart employees who worked in Pennsylvania between 1998 and 2006.. The Pennsylvania court mostly upheld a 2007 lower...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Wal-Mart Stores Inc's bid to throw out a more than $150 million class action judgment over the retailers' treatment of workers in Pennsylvania.

  • SUPREME COURT REJECTS WELLS FARGO CHALLENGE TO $203 MILLION CLASS ACTION JUDGMENT.

  • People protest outside the North Carolina Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 24, 2016. North Carolina legislators decided to rein in local governments by approving a bill Wednesday that prevents cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules.

    The backlash against Indiana last year should've been a lesson. And yet, discriminatory laws are still popping up. Why?

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared likely to rule that property owners can challenge the federal government in court over the need for permits under a national water protection law in a case involving a company's plans for a Minnesota peat mine. A majority of the eight justices appeared sympathetic toward North Dakota- based...

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared likely to rule that property owners can challenge the federal government in court when they are told they need sometimes costly permits required under a national water protection law. During a one-hour oral argument, the majority of the eight justices appeared sympathetic toward Hawkes Co Inc,...

  • Norman Lear

    "Maude" creator Norman Lear can't believe a woman’s right to choose is still under fire. It has a huge impact on their lives and careers.

  • CHICAGO, March 29- Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vowed to pursue a legal challenge against union dues the state collects from non-unionized, rank-and-file government workers despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday that upheld the practice. But the court move likely does not settle the issue, because nearly identical federal litigation in Illinois...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- Public sector unions triumphed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday when the justices preserved a vital source of cash for organized labor, splitting 4-4 on a conservative challenge that had seemed destined for success until Justice Antonin Scalia's death last month. The case brought by non-union public school teachers in...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The shorthanded U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a conservative legal attack on a vital source of funds for organized labor, splitting 4-4 in a challenge that had appeared to be on the path to victory until Justice Antonin Scalia's February death. The court, by splitting 4-4, instead affirmed a lower-court ruling that allowed...