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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age. Liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor sounded the alarm about the increasing amount of data that the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Wednesday they may impose limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data from wireless providers to track the location of criminal suspects in a major test of privacy rights in the digital age. The justices heard an extended 80- minute argument in an appeal brought by a man named Timothy...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over whether a federal agency's in-house process for challenging patents violates the constitutional rights of patent owners, leaving the fate of a system that has led to a high rate of patent cancellations uncertain. In one of the most important Supreme Court patent cases in years, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 27- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over whether a federal agency's in-house process for challenging patents violates the constitutional rights of patent owners, leaving the fate of a system that has led to a high rate of patent cancellations uncertain. In one of the most important patent cases to come before the Supreme...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled concern about allowing companies to be sued under American law for human rights abuses abroad in a case involving allegations that Arab Bank Plc helped finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito,...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled concern about allowing companies to be sued under American law for human rights abuses abroad in a case involving allegations that Arab Bank Plc helped finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito,...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action claims against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term. About 25 million workers are already bound by such agreements, according to the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday defended the right of workers to bring class-action lawsuits against companies but their conservative counterparts who are in the majority sounded skeptical in the biggest business case of the court's new term. The court has had a 5-4 conservative majority since Gorsuch was confirmed by the...

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

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

  • U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, from left, stands with fellow justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan.

    The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to reinstate North Carolina's voter ID law that a lower court said targeted African Americans "with almost surgical precision."

  • Neil Gorsuch

    The influence of the newest Supreme Court justice, Neil Gorsuch, is likely to have an immediate effect on one of the most important cases yet to be heard.

  • Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch stands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2017.

    The nation's top court is friendlier to business than any court since 1946. Neil Gorsuch is likely to make it even more so.

  • LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

    An outspoken critic of Trump throughout the campaign, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti is now looking for common ground.

  • The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday.

  • Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

    There are now only eight Supreme Court justices, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the court is doomed to months of unproductive gridlock.

  • Employees of a cocoa export company pile up sacks in a packaging factory in the Ivory Coast.

    The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by Nestle and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves.

  • Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.

  • Robert Shiller

    Are the markets "efficient"? The future of investing depends on the answer.

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

  • With four justices in their seventies, odds are good that whoever is elected president in November will have a chance to fill at least one Supreme Court seat.