- Court weighs securities fraud case changes Updated: Mar-05-14 3:52 pm
- Court: Broad protection for whistleblowers Updated: Mar-04-14 3:44 pm
- Supreme Court allows Stanford Ponzi scheme suits Updated: Feb-26-14 1:47 pm
- High court allows disputed home search Updated: Feb-25-14 11:17 am
- Supreme Court seems divided in climate case Updated: Feb-24-14 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed open to the possibility of making it harder for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud - but maybe not as hard as companies that have to defend such lawsuits would like.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that whistleblower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded companies and contractors hired by the companies.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that victims of former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford's massive Ponzi scheme can go forward with class-action lawsuits against the law firms, accountants and investment companies that allegedly aided the $7.2 billion fraud.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police may search a home without a warrant when two occupants disagree about allowing officers to enter, and the resident who refuses access is then arrested.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appeared divided on Monday over the sole Obama administration program already in place to limit power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.