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Author Archives: Greg Stohr

Amazon warehouse workers lose at high court on screening pay

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.

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BP rejected by Supreme Court on Gulf spill payments

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.

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Supreme Court turns into Night Court in October of oddities

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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Texas voter-ID law allowed by Supreme Court

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.

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U.S. Justice Kennedy temporarily halts gay marriage in Idaho

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.

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