Supreme Court lets Alabama execution proceed

The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 9 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a last-minute bid to halt the execution of an Alabama inmate convicted of the 1987 killing of a motel clerk. Justices ruled Thursday evening that Alabama could proceed with the lethal injection execution of [...]

Battle Lines Drawn as SolarCity’s Antitrust Case Faces Supreme Court Review

In 2015, SolarCity, now Tesla, filed an antitrust lawsuit against Salt River Project, claiming the Arizona utility’s $50-per-month demand charges for solar net-metered customers constituted an unlawful use of its monopoly powers to stifle competition.  The case garnered national attention for its unusual approach to fighting the rise of demand charges, fixed charges and other [...]

Martins Beach: Silicon Valley billionaire takes case to US Supreme Court

In a direct challenge to California’s landmark law guaranteeing public access to beaches, Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla on Thursday filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that he should not be required to allow public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County. Khosla, in his petition for the nation’s highest court [...]

Supreme Court, With New Justice, Allows Michael Skakel To Remain Free, At Least For Now

The state Supreme Court, in a rebuff to prosecutors, has ruled that accused killer Michael Skakel can remain free on bail while the court considers his most recent appeal. Skakel, convicted in 2002 of murdering his teenaged neighbor, Martha Moxley, in Greenwich decades earlier, has been free since November 2013, when Superior Court Judge Thomas [...]

A Supreme Court Showdown Could Shrink Unions’ Power – The …

Groups financed by conservative donors have worked hard to weaken public unions, and denying them the ability to impose mandatory fees on workers has been a long-sought goal. The argument almost succeeded in 2016, when the Supreme Court seemed poised to rule that the fees were unconstitutional. But Justice Antonin Scalia died not long after [...]

Should Reds be taxed for bobbleheads? Supreme Court to decide

The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear arguments in a dispute over promotions offered by the Cincinnati Reds to ticket buyers including bobbleheads and other items. Article source: Supreme Court

US, Microsoft fight over access to digital data stored overseas reaches Supreme Court

A battle over emails stored overseas between the Trump administration and Microsoft is headed to the Supreme Court next week.(Photo: Stephen Brashear, Getty Images, Stephen Brashear, Getty Images) WASHINGTON — A digital privacy dispute between the federal government and Microsoft is forcing the Supreme Court once again to match old laws to new technology. On tap [...]

Supreme Court gets more conservative with appointment of two new justices

Continuing a recent trend, the Supreme Court got more conservative late Thursday night with the appointments of top legal scholar Alex Stein and Lod District Court Judge Ofer Grosskopf. The powerful Judicial Selection Committee, dominated mostly by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Supreme Court President Esther Hayut, spent almost all day looking like there was [...]

Pennsylvania congressional map battle lands in Supreme Court

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A Supreme Court Showdown Could Shrink Unions’ Power

Groups financed by conservative donors have worked hard to weaken public unions, and denying them the ability to impose mandatory fees on workers has been a long-sought goal. The argument almost succeeded in 2016, when the Supreme Court seemed poised to rule that the fees were unconstitutional. But Justice Antonin Scalia died not long after [...]

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