Workers don’t have a federal right to be paid for time spent in post-shift security searches, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that will help Amazon.com Inc. fend off lawsuits seeking more than $100 million.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to review BP Plc’s $9.7 billion settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, turning away the company’s argument that hundreds of millions of dollars are going to businesses that weren’t harmed.Read More »
It’s been a weird month at the U.S. Supreme Court. The oldest justice pulls an all-nighter. Another accidentally stops gay weddings in Nevada. And the court makes its mark on same-sex marriage, abortion and the November election without offering any explanation.
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A divided U.S. Supreme Court let Texas enforce a voter-identification law that a federal trial judge said was aimed at reducing black and Hispanic turnout.Read More »
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy temporarily halted gay marriage in Idaho, just a day after a federal appeals court legalized it and minutes before the state was to begin issuing licenses.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether candidates for judgeships have a constitutional right to solicit campaign contributions, agreeing to hear a case that tests the balance between free speech and judicial integrity.Read More »