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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • Donald Trump

    Maryland U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang argues the ban violates the Constitution's prohibition on religious discrimination.

  • President Donald Trump is leaning toward naming former pharmaceutical industry executive Alex Azar as his pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing two White House officials. Azar also clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and was a partner at Washington law firm Wiley, Rein and...

  • The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited where injury lawsuits could be filed, the case over Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox's death should not have been tried in St. Louis. The Missouri cases, which have largely been brought by out-of-state plaintiffs, have faced jurisdictional...

  • The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited where injury lawsuits could be filed, the case over Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox's death should not have been tried in St. Louis. The Missouri cases, which have largely been brought by out-of-state plaintiffs, have faced jurisdictional...

  • The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited where injury lawsuits could be filed, the case over Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox's death should not have been tried in St. Louis.

  • Oct 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday canceled arguments in a securities fraud dispute involving Virginia- based government contractor Leidos Inc after the company and investors told the court they had reached a settlement. The suit, led by the Indiana Public Retirement System, alleged that the company omitted and misstated key information in securities...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas. That decision by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals marked a victory for privacy advocates and technology companies...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees. The justices will hear an appeal by 11 states led by Ohio that had sued American Express of a 2016 lower...

  • Lab beakers at Spark Therapeutics in Philadelphia, PA.

    Shifts in the patent system over the past decade have weakened companies' abilities to protect innovations, the Financial Times reports.

  • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    The Trump administration urged the high court to take on the case, USA Today reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas. That decision by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals marked a victory for privacy advocates and technology companies...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees. The justices will hear an appeal by 11 states led by Ohio that had sued American Express of a lower court...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas. That decision by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals marked a victory for privacy advocates and technology companies...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas. The justices will hear the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court's ruling last year preventing federal prosecutors...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees. The case stems from a lawsuit filed by states and the Obama administration in 2010 against American Express, Mastercard and Visa.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees.

  • It's been 26 years since Anita Hill, soft-spoken and deliberate in her bright blue suit, sat before a Senate panel and detailed the lurid sexual harassment charges that would transfix a nation. Clarence Thomas went on to the Supreme Court, but Hill's testimony was a watershed moment that raised awareness in incalculable ways. Will the sordid Harvey Weinstein...

  • 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— Some of America's most well-known companies are urging the Supreme Court to rule that a federal employment discrimination law prohibits discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation, a position opposite of the one taken by the Trump administration. The 76 businesses and organizations— including American Airlines, Apple, eBay, Facebook,...