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Tougher Regulations Eyed After Bank Ruling

A ruling supporting federal regulation of national bank subsidiaries could shape congressional debate over new laws that would give more protections to consumers, according to a Apr 18, 2007 1:31 PM CDT

Supreme Court Rules in Global Crossing, Two Other Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a private company may sue a long distance carrier for failing to pay for calls made without coins from pay phones,

No New Cases for U.S. Supreme Court Today

The U.S. Supreme Court granted no new cases on the merits today. However, the high court asked the U.S. Solicitor General to weigh in with his thoughts on three others…

High Court Works on Overtime

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a case seeking overtime wages for home health care workers.

Plaintiff Evelyn Coke, a Jamaican immigrant, worked up to 70 hours…

Today in Legal History: Hughes Born, Holocaust Trials Begin & End

On this day in 1910, Charles Evans Hughes was born. A renowned political figure, he twice was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court and served as…

Vermont Emissions Law on Trial

Trial begins in a Vermont court on Tuesday in a case challenging states’ efforts to limit vehicle emissions.

The case will be heard in U.S. District Court in Burlington,

Yale Dean on High Court Short List

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh is being talked about as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee, should a Democrat win the 2008 Presidential election.

Koh would be the…

A Sixth Sense About Criminal Trials

A young litigator unites Justice Scalia and the court’s liberals over defendants’ rights

A Death Sentence Is Brought to Mind

Court examines mental illness and an inmate’s understanding of execution

Court Takes Cases Out of the Office

Firing, racial bias, minimum wage fill out employment law issues

April 20, 1971

School Busing Gets the Green Light

The Strong, Silent Type

Washington Post reporters Kevin Merida and Michael A. Fletcher are the latest journos to explore the enigma that is U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Their book, Supreme Discomfort: The…

Paging Dr. Miles: Antitrust Law Examined

Absent for a decade, price-fixing and competition are back before the high court

Clerks Avoid Getting Their DIGs In

They just say no to cert petitions, as the court’s docket shrinks

February 5, 1937

FDR Unveils Court Packing Plan

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