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  • Supreme Court enjoys relatively high public confidence

    Supreme Court enjoys relatively high public confidence

    Legal Business 07/08/2018

    The next Supreme Court justice will join the bench at a time when the public has more confidence in the high court than in Congress or the presidency.A Gallup survey in June found 37 percent of Americans have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence...

  • Court opening puts pressure on Democrats in Trump country

    Court opening puts pressure on Democrats in Trump country

    Legal Business 06/29/2018

    The opening on the Supreme Court has created a dilemma for Democratic senators up for re-election in the states that President Donald Trump won in 2016.The choice of whether to support the upcoming nominee could be particularly difficult for Sens. He...

  • For new Supreme Court justice, a host of big issues awaits

    For new Supreme Court justice, a host of big issues awaits

    Legal Business 06/28/2018

    answers to them.Most court-watchers and interest groups are focused on abortion and whether a more conservative justice may mean more restrictions on abortions get upheld or even whether the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision affirming a woman's righ...

  • Court makes no ruling in resolving partisan redistricting cases

    Court makes no ruling in resolving partisan redistricting cases

    Legal Business 06/16/2018

    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said Monday that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th...

  • Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    Legal Business 06/13/2018

    The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that barred voters in the state from wearing a wide range of political hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls.Minnesota had defended its law as a reasonable restriction that keeps order at polli...

  • Court upholds Phoenix law over same-sex wedding invitations

    Court upholds Phoenix law over same-sex wedding invitations

    Legal Business 06/08/2018

    An Arizona appeals court on Thursday upheld a Phoenix anti-discrimination law that makes it illegal for businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples because of religion.The ruling comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Colorado bake...

  • Detroit-area couple in court over control of frozen embryos

    Detroit-area couple in court over control of frozen embryos

    Legal Business 06/02/2018

    A Detroit-area woman seeking custody of as many as 10 frozen embryos is asking a judge to appoint a guardian over them while she clashes with her former partner for control.Gloria Karungi and Ronaldlee Ejalu have a daughter who has sickle cell diseas...

  • Supreme Court limits warrantless vehicle searches near homes

    Supreme Court limits warrantless vehicle searches near homes

    Legal Business 05/28/2018

    The Supreme Court is putting limits on the ability of police to search vehicles when they do not have a search warrant.The court sided 8-1 Tuesday with a Virginia man who complained that police walked onto his driveway and pulled back a tarp covering...

  • Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Legal Business 05/19/2018

    A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending and a flurry of attack ads will drag on for another six months, with an incumbent justice heading into a runoff in November against an ...

  • Olivia de Havilland asks court to revive "Feud" lawsuit

    Olivia de Havilland asks court to revive "Feud" lawsuit

    Legal Business 05/04/2018

    Olivia de Havilland has asked the California Supreme Court to revive her lawsuit against the FX Networks show "Feud: Bette and Joan."Lawyers for the 101-year-old actress filed the appeal Friday, asking the court to reverse an appeals court decision i...

  • Zuckerberg Flubs Details of Facebook Privacy Commitments

    Zuckerberg Flubs Details of Facebook Privacy Commitments

    Legal Business 04/13/2018

    Over two days of questioning in Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chief revealed that he didn’t know key details of a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission that requires Facebook to protect user privacy.With congressional h...

  • Organized labor case goes in front of Supreme Court

    Organized labor case goes in front of Supreme Court

    Legal Business 02/27/2018

    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could deal a painful financial blow to organized labor.All eyes will be on Justice Neil Gorsuch Monday when the court takes up a challenge to an Illinois law that allows unions representing govern...

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