Supreme Court


Supreme Court strongly pro-business in Roberts years

Jun 24, 2013
Social issues like same-sex marriage get the Supreme Court headlines, but meanwhile the court has built a strong record of decisions strengthening and protecting business.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Alito, Scalia

Some must read economic news from Court's ruling on gay marriage

Jun 19, 2013
Catching you up on what you need to know about the Supreme Court rulings on cases concerning legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States.
Posted In: gay marriage, gay, Supreme Court

Can my DNA be patented? No, say justices

Jun 13, 2013
The Supreme Court’s ruling appears to be a serious blow to the business model of bringing to market products derived from naturally occurring DNA.
Posted In: dna, genomics, Supreme Court

Pro-gay marriage PAC's lure moderate Republicans

Mar 25, 2013
However the Supreme Court decides two cases on same-sex marriage, some Republican PAC's are prepared to back candidates who support gay marriage.
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage, gay rights

How much does a big Supreme Court case like gay marriage cost?

Mar 25, 2013
Just getting a petition before the Supreme Court can cost a quarter-million in legal fees. If accepted, cases that have taken years of strategizing, while working their way through lower courts, can cost millions.
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage

Cheap generic drugs face possible legal liabilities

Mar 19, 2013
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case that could decide whether generic drug makers can be held liable for alleged flaws in the designs of their medications.
Posted In: generic drugs, pharmaceuticals, Supreme Court

Tech companies tell Supreme Court: We support same-sex marriage

Feb 28, 2013
Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted In: marriage, gay marriage, Tech, Supreme Court

Citizens United Part II? Supreme Court takes up direct campaign donations

Feb 20, 2013
On Tuesday, the court announced it will take up a case challenging limits on how much individuals can contribute directly to candidates or political parties within an two-year election cycle.
Posted In: Citizens United, campaign finance, Supreme Court

After 3 years, new attempts to limit Citizens United

Jan 17, 2013
The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, allowing unlimited campaign spending by corporations and unions, is three years old. New York is taking the lead in trying to make donors more transparent.
Posted In: Eric Schneiderman, Citizens United, Supreme Court, campaign finance

Supreme Court affirmative action case a test for employers

Oct 10, 2012
The Supreme Court's review of racial preferences in college admissions won't invalidate racial considerations in hiring.
Posted In: Supreme Court, affirmative action