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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • 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, 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.

  • 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 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump's previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired. The expired ban had targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan. The new open-ended ban, scheduled to take...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump's previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired. The court acted in one of two cases pending involving a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, which had sued to...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Trump administration for its views on whether to hear Apple Inc's bid to avoid a class-action lawsuit accusing the tech giant of inflating consumer prices by charging illegally high commissions on iPhone software sales through its App Store. Apple charges app developers a 30 percent commission on...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear a bid by Conagra Brands Inc to escape a class-action lawsuit accusing it of falsely labeling its cooking oil as 100 percent natural even though it had genetically modified ingredients. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld that ruling in January, and the company appealed...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sidestepped a growing controversy over who can give permission to access a computer, a debate that goes to the core of what constitutes hacking in this era of widespread use of the internet and social media. In doing so, they left in place a lower court ruling that went against a Cayman Islands company in a dispute...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sidestepped a growing controversy over who can give permission to access a computer, a debate that goes to the core of what constitutes hacking in this era of widespread use of the internet and social media. In doing so, they left in place a lower court ruling that went against a Cayman Islands company in a dispute...

  • Oct 6- Apple Inc said on Friday its general counsel, Bruce Sewell, will retire and be succeeded by former Honeywell International Inc executive Katherine Adams, who will take over Apple's multinational legal battle against Qualcomm Inc.. Earlier, she had served as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day OConnor and for Stephen Breyer, who was then an...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the policy's legality even though it has been replaced with a revised plan. In separate letters to the court, the American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Hawaii said the justices should...

  • Trump's three successive moves to block entry into the United States by people from several predominantly Muslim countries have been among his most contentious acts since taking office in January. That ban had targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan. The new open-ended ban announced in a presidential proclamation on Sept. 24 removed...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel restrictions targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to dismiss a major case on the legality of the action even though he has issued a new policy to replace it. The expired ban had targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a bid by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to force customers who have filed proposed class-action lawsuits against the company to arbitrate their claims instead of bringing them to court. Neither Daniel Norcia, who owned an Galaxy S4 device, nor Hoai Dang, who owned an SIII, saw the arbitration...

  • The U.S. Supreme Court

    On the Supreme Court's docket this term: workplace disputes, gay marriage wedding cakes, and gambling in NJ

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new nine-month term on Monday with a major employment case that could deprive workers of the ability to join together to file lawsuits when taking on companies over a wide range of labor disputes. The three consolidated cases coming before the justices involve professional services firm Ernst& Young LLP, gas...