All posts tagged "Supreme Court"
Conservative Gorsuch Emulates Scalia Minus the Rough Edges
He would be the first justice to serve alongside a colleague for whom he worked
- Posted February 1, 2017
Supreme Court upholds broad power to curb insider trading
WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the government in a legal clash over the nation’s insider trading laws, a victory for prosecutors seeking to curb corruption on Wall Street. The justices ruled that...
- Posted December 6, 2016
Supreme Court to Hear Challenge Over Offensive Trademarks
WASHINGTON– The Supreme Court will hear a First Amendment challenge over the government’s refusal to register offensive trademarks in a case that could affect the Washington Redskins. The justices agreed Thursday to take up a dispute involving...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Supreme Court Won’t Block Subpoena Over Sex Ads
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to block a congressional subpoena seeking information on how classified ads portal Backpage.com screens ads for possible sex trafficking. The high court’s action means the website will have to...
- Posted September 13, 2016
Website asks Supreme Court to block subpoena over sex ads
The website's CEO said its ad review system is protected under the 1st Amendment
- Posted September 6, 2016
Differences aside, Supreme Court unites Trump, Senate GOP
WASHINGTON – Differences aside, Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are strongly united on one issue – ideological balance on the Supreme Court. While Democrats are pushing the GOP-led Senate to confirm Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland by the...
- Posted August 23, 2016
High Court Upholds Government’s Energy Conservation Program
WASHINGTON – In a win for the Obama administration and environmental groups, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 5-year-old federal program that pays large electric customers to save energy during times of peak demand. The justices...
- Posted January 25, 2016
Venezuela Congress Chief Vows Probe of Supreme Court
CARACAS, Venezuela — The head of Venezuela’s new opposition-led Congress says lawmakers will carry out an in-depth review of the Supreme Court, setting up a clash of powers in the bitterly divided country. National Assembly President Henry...
- Posted January 23, 2016
Senate President Ponders new Directions in Public Service
SAN JUAN – Word is going around that Senate President Eduardo Bhatia will be nominated by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla for president of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, after its current president, Judge Liana Fiol Matta leaves...
- Posted January 22, 2016
Supreme Court Rules Against Business in Class-Action Case
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court says a business cannot end a class-action lawsuit by offering the person who first sued everything that was asked for. The 6-3 ruling on Wednesday comes in case of interest to business...
- Posted January 20, 2016