The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion-clinic entrances, saying it violated the First Amendment rights of abortion opponents.
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A recently filed lawsuit alleges that a security guard at a 2012 Atlanta Braves-St. Louis Cardinals game was overly aggressive to a fan, resulting in more than $12,000 in medical bills, an Atlanta-based legal and business journal reports.Read More »
A former lawyer who was convicted in what U.S. prosecutors called the biggest criminal tax fraud in history was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for helping wealthy clients dodge taxes for years.Read More »
States and business groups challenging controversial Environmental Protection Agency regulations aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions won a battle, but largely lost the war, after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling left the agency’s regulatory scheme largely intact.Read More »
U.S. regulators, armed with a year-old Supreme Court decision, are stepping up investigations of pharmaceutical deals that delay the sale of generic drugs, arrangements they view as illegally hurting competition.Read More »
The House Ways and Means Committee and a top staff member of the panel were given until July 4 to explain why they haven’t responded to subpoenas in an insider-trading probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court partially upheld one of President Barack Obama’s early efforts against climate change, saying the Environmental Protection Agency had authority to impose new permitting requirements on large power plants and factories. The permitting rules apply when facilities ...Read More »