U.S. Supreme Court leans toward limiting public corruption prosecutions

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared set on Monday to make it harder to prosecute political corruption cases as they showed sympathy for appeals by a former aide to the former Democratic Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo and a corrupt and corrupt businessman. convictions for fraud. Judges heard appeal arguments … Read more

Six states urge U.S. Supreme Court to keep block on Biden student debt relief

Nov 23 (Reuters) – Six states on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule President Joe Biden’s bid to reinstate his plan to write off billions of dollars in student debt that they said was beyond authority of his administration. The states — Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Carolina — filed a … Read more

U.S. appeals court grills Trump lawyer in seized documents dispute

Nov 22 (Reuters) – Judges of an Atlanta-based federal appeals court on Tuesday expressed sympathy with the U.S. Justice Department’s attempt to strike down the appointment of an independent arbitrator to verify documents seized by the FBI at Donald Trump’s home in Florida as they asked tough questions. to the lawyer of the former president. … Read more

Biden asks U.S. Supreme Court to lift block of student loan relief plan

Nov 18 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court to lift a lower court’s order blocking its plan to write off billions of dollars in student debt amid a challenge brought by six Republican-led states. In a policy benefiting millions of Americans, Biden announced in August that the US government … Read more

Explainer: What legal problems does U.S. presidential candidate Trump face?

Nov 15 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump, who announced on Tuesday that he would run for the White House in 2024, faces a series of investigations and lawsuits. MISSING GOVERNMENT RECORDS The US Department of Justice is conducting a criminal investigation into Trump for keeping government records, some marked as classified, after he left … Read more

Trump fights Twitter ban at U.S. appeals court

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinvigorate his lawsuit against Twitter Inc challenging his permanent suspension from the platform after his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol on November 6 January 2021. Lawyers for Trump, a Republican, told the San Francisco-based U.S. 9th Circuit Court … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Bristol Myers cancer-drug patent fight with Gilead

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Bristol Myers Squibb Co’s Juno Therapeutics Inc to reinstate a $1.2 billion prize it won in its patent fight with Gilead Sciences Inc subsidiary (GILD.O) Kite Pharma Inc. on a lymphoma drug. Judges rejected Juno’s appeal against a lower court’s … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court’s Barrett again declines to block Biden student debt relief

Nov 4 (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Friday again refused to block President Joe Biden’s plan to write off billions of dollars in student debt, this time as part of of a challenge brought by two Indiana borrowers, even as a lower court considers whether to lift a freeze it … Read more

‘Judges gone wild’: Trump-appointed judge says too many write for Twitter

Judge Stephanos Bibas pleads for succinct decisions to maintain public trust Bibas to the other judges: “Try to be less present on Twitter than you otherwise would be” (Reuters) – A federal appeals court judge argued on Wednesday that his judicial peers too often succumb to a “judges gone mad” mentality of writing “showing” opinions … Read more

U.S. beauty pageant can exclude transgender contestants, court rules

Nov 2 (Reuters) – The operator of the Miss United States of America LLC beauty pageant cannot be forced to allow transgender women to compete because it would harm its ability to express “the ideal vision of American femininity”, a US appeals court ruled on Wednesday. . The 9th United States Circuit Court of Appeals, … Read more