WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate change. And White House spokesman Eric Schultz said the administration has an array of tools available to reduce...» Read More
This month, the Supreme Court, under Chief Justice John Roberts, will hear extended arguments leading to a final ruling on President Obama's signature healthcare legislation, the New York Times reports.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects.
The Supreme Court and President Obama will meet on March 27th to talk about whether it's constitutional for Congress to mandate health care coverage or levy a penalty for those who don't have it. Discussing the impact this decision will have on the markets, with Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies and David Cutler, Harvard University.
Scott Budman, KNTV reports the Supreme Court will hear Arizona's controversial immigration case, with NBC's Pete Williams. Also, Canada is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol; MF Global's former CEO, Jon Corzine, will testify at a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday; and New Jersey Nets owner and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov intends to run against Vladmir Putin for president of Russia.
Jonathan Macey has a powerfully argued op-ed in Politico about Judge Jed Rakoff's refusal to allow the Securities and Exchange Commission to accept a "neither admit nor deny wrong doing" settlement with Citigroup.
NBC's Pete Williams, reports the Supreme Court will hear challenges to President Obama's health care law, and debating whether this signals the end for Obamacare, with Betsy McCaughey, former Lieutenant Governor of NY, and Igor Volsky, Center for American Progress.
Republican presidential candidates are issuing biting and sustained attacks on the federal courts and the role they play in American life. The New York Times reports.
The Supreme Court won't stop Iowa from forcing KFC to pay nearly $250,000 in corporate income taxes, even though it had no restaurants or employees in the state.
President Barack Obama's landmark health-care overhaul appears headed for a Supreme Court ruling as the presidential election season hits full stride in the coming year.
The Justice Department said on Wednesday, it will file a petition asking the Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of "ObamaCare". Igor Volsky, ThinkProgress.org health editor, and Betsy McCaughey, former New York lieutenant governor weigh in.
Federal prosecutors officially adopted new guidelines about charging corporations with crimes — a softer approach that, longtime white-collar lawyers and former federal prosecutors say, helps explain the dearth of criminal cases despite a raft of inquiries into the financial crisis the New York Times reports.
Videogame makers won a victory at the U.S. Supreme Court today, lifting the threat of a potential crackdown that's been looming over the industry since 2005.
As the videogame industry celebrates Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which formally recognized videogames as entitled to First Amendment protection, many are assuming the political fight that has loomed over the industry for years is finally over.
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down California's attempt to restrict the sale of violent videogames to children, saying the state's controversial 2005 law was a violation of free speech.
The Supreme Court sides with Roche in a patent battle with Stanford University, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The Supreme Court has sustained Arizona's law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has written her first opinion for the Supreme Court, taking up sides with a credit card company and against a debtor in a bankruptcy dispute.
The Roberts court ruled for business interests 61 percent of the time, compared with 46 percent in the last five years of the court led by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. The New York Times reports.
When Sam Keller, a former quarterback at Arizona State, sued the video game publisher Electronic Arts last year, he was seeking compensation for himself and other college athletes whose names were not used but whose images he contended were being illegally used by the company. The New York Times reports.
The Supreme Court seemed wary about a business-backed challenge that could make it almost impossible for consumers to band together to make claims against their cell phone carriers, cable providers and credit card companies.