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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a California man's lawsuit accusing Spokeo Inc of publishing an online profile about him that was filled with mistakes. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 in favor of Thomas Robins, 15 months after the U.S. Supreme Court asked it to more closely assess whether he suffered the "concrete and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a California man's lawsuit accusing Spokeo Inc of publishing an online profile about him that was filled with mistakes. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 in favor of Thomas Robins, 15 months after the U.S. Supreme Court asked it to more closely assess whether he suffered the "concrete and...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- More than a dozen high technology companies and the biggest wireless operator in the United States, Verizon Communications Inc, have called on the U.S. Supreme Court to make it harder for government officials to access individuals' sensitive cellphone data. Signed by some of Silicon Valley's biggest names, including Apple, Facebook, Twitter,...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- More than a dozen high technology companies and the biggest wireless operator in the United States, Verizon Communications Inc, have called on the U.S. Supreme Court to make it harder for government officials to access individuals' sensitive cellphone data. Signed by some of Silicon Valley's biggest names, including Apple, Facebook, Twitter,...

  • CARACAS, Aug 11- Miguel Angel Martin says he knew he had to leave Venezuela when intelligence agents in black vehicles started tailing him, days after the opposition-run Congress named him a magistrate to an alternative Supreme Court in defiance of the government. He is one of 33 magistrates who President Nicolas Maduro threatened with jail after Congress...

  • NEW YORK, July 23- A small group of companies and individuals are looking to register racially charged words and symbols for their products, including the N-word and a swastika, based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision on trademarks last month. Patent and Trademark Office since the unanimous June 19 ruling throwing out a federal law prohibiting disparaging...

  • Supreme Court to hear travel ban case on October 10th

    CNBC's John Harwood reports that the Supreme court has set a date to hear arguments over the Trump Administration's travel ban.

  • Supreme court allows Trump to limit entry of refugees, ban grandparents

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the Supreme Court's decision on President Trump's travel ban.

  • Warren Buffett invests in Canada, but should you?

    When Warren Buffett acts, investors notice, but you might want to read this before following his lead.

  • President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (not pictured) arrive at Hamburg Airport for the Hamburg G20 economic summit on July 6, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

    Brookings Institution scholar Benjamin Witte's response to Trump was a 12-part series of tweets.

  • July 7- A U.S. appeals court on Friday denied the state of Hawaii's request to issue an emergency order blocking parts of President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said it did not have jurisdiction to act on Hawaii's request. The U.S. Supreme Court last month...

  • July 7- Eli Lilly and Co won a years-long patent dispute with Actavis on Friday after the UK Supreme Court ruled that the generic drugmaker's versions of Lilly's top-selling cancer drug Alimta directly infringe on certain Lilly patents in Britain, France, Italy and Spain. The court's key conclusions confirm that the Alimta vitamin regimen patent would be...

  • A Hawaiian Airlines airplane on the tarmac in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    A U.S. judge rejected Hawaii's bid to exempt grandparents from President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on Thursday.

  • Advocates who have petitioned the EPA to reverse the scientific finding underlying U.S. regulations governing greenhouse gas emissions see the proposal to scrutinize mainstream climate science as a first step in that direction. In 2007, the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA had authority under the federal Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gases from...

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in a ruling last Monday revived parts of Trump's March 6 executive order that banned people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days, which had been blocked by lower courts. After the Supreme Court ruling, the government said that a "bona fide relationship" means close family members only: parents, spouses, siblings and...

  • How Trump is doing on keeping 10 key promises

    President Donald Trump faces setbacks and delays in implementing some of his campaign promises, while he has abandoned others.

  • President Donald Trump's administration reversed a decision late on Thursday and said fiancés would be considered close family members and therefore allowed to travel to the United States as its revised travel ban took effect. On Monday, the Supreme Court revived parts of Trump's travel ban on people from the six Muslim-majority countries, narrowing the...

  • President Donald Trump's administration reversed a decision late on Thursday as its revised travel ban took effect and said fiancés would be considered close family members and therefore allowed to travel to the United States. On Monday, the Supreme Court revived parts of Trump's travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries, narrowing the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, June 29- The state of Hawaii asked a federal judge in Honolulu on Thursday to clarify a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that reinstated parts of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, arguing that the Trump administration had interpreted the court's decision too narrowly. In a court filing, Hawaii said the U.S. government intended to violate...

  • June 29- The state of Hawaii on Thursday asked a federal judge in Honolulu to clarify a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week which reinstated parts of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.