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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Chevron Corp by preventing Ecuadorean villagers and their American lawyer from trying to collect on an $8.65 billion pollution judgment issued against the oil company by a court in Ecuador. The justices turned away an appeal by New York- based lawyer Steven Donziger, who has spent more than...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal in a long-running copyright dispute over a YouTube video that shows a baby dancing to Prince's song, "Let's Go Crazy." The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that cleared the way for a trial in a lawsuit filed by the baby's mother against Universal Music. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said...

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a closely watched copyright dispute known as the "dancing baby" case over a company's move to take down a home video posted online showing a toddler joyfully bouncing to the late pop star Prince's song "Let's Go Crazy." The case pitted a Pennsylvania woman, Stephanie Lenz, against record company...

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Chevron Corp by preventing Ecuadorean villagers and their American lawyer from trying to collect on an $8.65 billion pollution judgment issued against the oil company by a court in Ecuador. The justices turned away an appeal by New York- based lawyer Steven Donziger, who has spent more than...

  • District Judge James Boasberg in Washington on Wednesday ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers, in its environmental review of the Dakota Access line, did not fully consider the pipeline's impact on the hunting, fishing and environmental justice rights of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. "Under U.S. Supreme Court precedent he should apply the traditional...

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    President Donald Trump is set to attend the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday for the investiture of new Justice Neil Gorsuch.

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    An entry on the Supreme Court docket said that the administration can file its new brief on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Hawaii, which challenged the ban and won in the appeals court, is permitted to file its own brief...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. In a letter, Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall said a ruling on Monday by the 9th U.S. Circuit...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked Trump's 90- day ban on travelers from Libya,...

  • *White House expresses confidence of win at Supreme Court. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a federal administrative process frequently used by technology companies to ward off patent infringement lawsuits violates the constitutional rights of patent owners. The Supreme Court has said there is a right to a jury trial in disputes in which private property can be revoked.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals used narrow grounds to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- A California- based federal appeals court on Monday dealt President Donald Trump another setback, refusing to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely left in place a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cut the time it will take for copycat versions of biologic drugs to get to the market in a pivotal ruling about an expensive class of medicines that can yield billions of dollars in sales for drug companies. The justices, in a 9-0 ruling, overturned a lower court's decision that had prevented Swiss pharmaceutical...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cut the time it will take for copycat versions of biologic drugs to get to the market in a pivotal ruling about an expensive class of medicines that can yield billions of dollars in sales for drug companies. The justices, in a 9-0 ruling, overturned a lower court's decision that had prevented Swiss pharmaceutical...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...