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Andrew Chung

U.S. Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit

1:30am IST

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate interests.

U.S. Supreme Court chips away at federal agency power

26 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that calls for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining to eliminate it as four conservative justices wanted.

U.S. Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

25 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on "immoral" or "scandalous" words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates constitutional free speech rights. | Video

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested

24 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices. | Video

Conservative U.S. justices draw criticism by overruling precedent again

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON For the second time in six weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Friday overruled a decades-old legal precedent set by the court, this time involving property rights, raising alarm bells among its liberal members.

Conservative U.S. justices draw criticism by overruling precedent again

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 21 For the second time in six weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Friday overruled a decades-old legal precedent set by the court, this time involving property rights, raising alarm bells among its liberal members.

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

18 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium.

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review

15 Jun 2019

A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit

11 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels.

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