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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • *Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 in similar case in 2016. WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will consider for the second time in two years whether to choke off a critical funding stream for public-employee unions, potentially reducing organized labor's influence in the workplace and at the ballot box. Republican President Donald Trump's...

  • Visitors stand in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    The case involves the legality of fees non-union members must pay, and could choke off a critical funding source.

  • *Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 in similar case in 2016. WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will consider for the second time in two years whether to choke off a critical funding stream for public-employee unions, potentially reducing organized labor's influence in the workplace and at the ballot box. Republican President Donald Trump's...

  • The U.S. Supreme Court

    Pennsylvania Republicans' petition to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court.

  • Customers view semi automatic guns on display at a gun shop in Los Angeles, California.

    The US Supreme court protected California's ten-day waiting period for firearms purchases amidst a challenge from guns rights activists.

  • President Donald Trump

    While Trump has lagged with executive branch appointments, he has fulfilled his promise to nominate conservative judges.

  • Visitors stand in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    Confirming conservative judges to lifetime posts allows Trump and the current GOP senators to shape policy well beyond their time in office.

  • US Supreme Court takes up fight over Trump travel ban

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban.

  • South Dakota fighting Wayfair, Overstock.com, Newegg. WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to let states require online retailers to collect billions of dollars in sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies. South Dakota, appealing a lower court decision that favored Wayfair Inc,...

  • The justices took up an appeal by Raymond Lucia, who was found liable for fraud by an SEC administrative law judge and hit with a lifetime ban from investment-related work. Lucia and the administration argue that the SEC violates the U.S. SEC critics have said the use of these in-house judges gives the agency an unfair home-court advantage in enforcement...

  • Supreme Court to hear internet sales tax collection case

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the Supreme Court taking on a case about the collection of internet sales taxes.

  • Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review a bid by Schlumberger NV, the world's largest oilfield services provider, to allow companies to recoup profits lost due to patent infringement when patented technology is used overseas. The jury awarded $12.5 million in royalties and $93.4 million in lost profits. In 2015, the Washington- based U.S. Court of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to expand the ability of states to require online retailers to collect sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies. South Dakota, appealing a lower court decision that favored Wayfair Inc, Overstock.com Inc and Newegg Inc, is asking the justices to...

  • Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to a key Securities and Exchange Commission practice- its use of in-house judges to enforce investor protection laws- by a former California- based radio host and investment adviser who is backed by the Trump administration. The justices took up an appeal by Raymond Lucia, who was found liable for...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to expand the ability of states to require online retailers to collect sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would oppose public sector unions in a major case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, reversing the view taken by the Obama administration in an identical dispute. The Justice Department filed a friend-of-the-court brief against the unions in a case brought by a non-union government...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would oppose public sector unions in a major case currently before the Supreme Court, reversing the view taken by the Obama administration in an identical recent dispute. The Justice Department filed a friend-of-the-court brief against the unions in a case by brought by a non-union government...

  • The U.S. Supreme Court

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the Supreme Court ruling that President Trump's travel ban can fully go into effect.

  • Supreme Court hears arguments on overturning 25 year ban on sports betting

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports that the Supreme Court is hearing oral argument on whether to overturn a 25 year ban on sports betting in New Jersey.

  • 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...