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WASHINGTON, June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a case that could weaken public sector unions, a challenge by 10 non-union public school teachers who say California's requirement that they pay the equivalent of union dues violates their free speech rights.
LONDON, June 30- In a rare defeat for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered it on Monday to reconsider whether the EPA's regulations on mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants are appropriate and necessary. While the EPA considered the costs and benefits of various regulatory options later in the rule-writing...
GOP presidential hopefuls are missing this key opportunity against Obamacare, the Fiscal Times reports.
WASHINGTON, June 29- The Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to a sweeping U.S. air pollution regulation aimed primarily at curbing emissions of mercury from coal-fired power plants by ruling that the Obama administration wrongly failed to consider compliance costs. "EPA is disappointed that the court did not uphold the rule, but this rule was issued more than...
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on 3 rulings by the Supreme Court, regarding hazardous pollutants, the death penalty and congressional redistricting.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Oracle Corp won a major legal victory on Monday in a closely watched copyright case involving the company's Java programming language as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Google Inc's appeal. The decision upholds a ruling that allows Oracle to seek licensing fees for the use of some of the Java language.
WASHINGTON, June 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday invalidated a key Obama administration environmental regulation aimed at limiting emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants. The court sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which will then ask the EPA to reconsider...
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the outcome of the Supreme Court ruling against the EPA in the pollution case.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Obama administration failed to consider costs when deciding to regulate mercury pollution.
WASHINGTON, June 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected bids by BP Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The high court left in place a June 2014 ruling by the New Orleans- based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which said the companies were liable for civil...
WASHINGTON, June 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected bids by BP Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
County clerks who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, the Texas Attorney General said on Sunday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 26- From renaming an ice cream flavor to flying the gay movement's rainbow flag, many American corporations celebrated Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage and said it made good sense for their businesses. "We applaud today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality, which will help families across the...
Hedge fund managers like Paul Singer, Dan Loeb and Seth Klarman have been big backers of gay marriage in recent years.
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, provides perspective on the economic impact of legalizing gay marriage.
Insight to the impact to health coverage and the business community after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples can get married in all 50 states, with Todd Solomon, McDermott Will & Emery.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples can get married in all 50 states. CNBC's Hampton Pearson provides insight to the ruling.
A Republican congressman has introduced a bill called the "SCOTUScare Act," which would compel the Supreme Court to be on Obamacare.
The Supreme Court on Friday made same-sex marriage legal across the United States. Here's how the ruling came down, and how advocates and experts reacted.
President Barack Obama makes statements on the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision.