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All posts tagged "Supreme Court"

  • High Court could Give Obama his Final Chance on Immigration

    WASHINGTON – After seven years, 2 million-plus deportations, two executive actions and 720,000 “Dreamers,” the bottom line on President Barack Obama’s immigration record still remains an open question for many immigrants and their advocates. In the end,...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Justices to Weigh Limits on Insider Trading Cases

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court signaled Tuesday that it could make insider trading cases harder to prosecute nationwide, dealing another blow to federal prosecutors. The justices said they would hear the appeal of an Illinois man who...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • High Court Seems Ready to Scrap Mandatory Public Union Fees

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court appears ready to deliver a major setback to American unions as it considers scrapping a four-decade precedent that lets public-sector labor organizations collect fees from workers who decline to join. During more...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • High Court won’t Hear Appeal Over $124M Drug Penalty

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary assessed more than $124 million in penalties for deceptive marketing of an anti-psychotic drug. The justices on Monday let stand a lower...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico Justice Department Posts Docs related to US Supreme Court Cases

    SAN JUAN -The Puerto Rico Justice Department announced Friday, Jan. 8, that it has posted on its website a series of documents related to three commonwealth-related cases pending at the U.S. Supreme Court. The cases at the...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Public Debt, Political Status to be Key Election Year Issues

    SAN JUAN – Aside from the difficulty the administration of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla will continue to face in tackling the fiscal and economic crisis afflicting the island, two issues are likely to become key in this...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Is Puerto Rico a Classic Colony?

    SAN JUAN – After the U.S. assistant attorney general and the U.S. solicitor general expressed to the U.S. Supreme Court in their arguments on the Luis. M. Sánchez Valle case on whether Puerto Rico and the U.S....

    • Posted December 25, 2015
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