A law firm's efforts to win a fee award for the cost of defending an earlier bankruptcy fee application went before a generally unsympathetic U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.
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At the U.S. Supreme Court, the arrival of March means it’s time to take up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
When Kansas Solicitor General Stephen McAllister rose to argue in a preemption case before the U.S. Supreme Court last month, it marked the first time that a state was allowed to appear as amicus curiae before the court since 2008.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared reluctant to give employers greater protection from lawsuits by employees and job applicants who claim discrimination based on their religious beliefs.
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to the need for long-term monitoring of 401(k) plans, and for letting participants sue when they suspect providers are making poor investment decisions.
The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling against the federal prosecution of a Florida fisherman under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was hailed Wednesday as a blow against overcriminalization and zealous federal prosecutions.
U.S. Supreme Court justices say they look for clear splits between federal appeals courts before they grant review of petitions before them. But on Monday, in a case involving New Orleans tour guides, the justices passed up just such a split.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan on Tuesday urged criminal defense trial lawyers to turn over their cases to appellate specialists when they get to the high court.
The justices who don't attend the State of the Union address have made their reasoning clear. Justice Samuel Alito Jr., for example, doesn’t want sit silently like a "potted plant." But what about the justices who do attend? Why do they go?