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Law Supreme Court (U.S.)

  • Attorney General Marty Jackley hopes to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider rulings issued mostly before the online shopping boom that exempt retailers from having to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. "Today's decision paves the way to respectfully request the U.S. Supreme Court to provide that much needed...

  • The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ordered a federal district judge to revisit the case, which concerned behavior predating the 2008 financial crisis and recent scandals concerning Wells Fargo's own practices, after the Supreme Court made it easier for some whistleblowers to sue. Wachovia bought World Savings' parent Golden West Financial...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the insider trading conviction of Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP, after the U.S. Supreme Court made such cases easier to pursue. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan found "overwhelming" evidence that a Michigan...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the insider trading conviction of Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP, after the U.S. Supreme Court made such cases easier to pursue. In a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan found "overwhelming" evidence that a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the 2014 conviction of former SAC Capital Advisors LP portfolio manager Mathew Martoma for insider trading, after the U.S. Supreme Court made such cases easier to pursue. In a 2-1 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected Martoma's argument that the jury instructions...

  • CARACAS, Aug 18- Venezuela's new legislative superbody on Friday gave itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress and fueling criticism by government adversaries that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship. The Socialist-dominated Supreme Court has stripped power from the congress and shot down...

  • 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...