U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they may reinforce the airline industry’s shield from passenger lawsuits as they heard the case of a man kicked out of Northwest Airlines’s frequent-flyer program for complaining too much.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP advised Devon Energy Corp., which will buy closely held GeoSouthern Energy Corp.’s Eagle Ford assets for $6 billion in cash, expanding its shale holdings in one of the most prolific oil basins in the U.S.
Senate Republicans blocked the last of President Barack Obama’s three nominees to a federal appeals court that oversees some of the nation’s biggest business cases, dealing a blow to his efforts to reshape the panel.
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a case with the potential to transform securities litigation, agreeing to reconsider a precedent that has served as the foundation for shareholder suits for the past 25 years.
The U.S. Supreme Court revisited the 2001 Enron Corp. collapse as the justices debated whether a federal law protects whistle-blowers working for auditors, law firms and other advisers to publicly traded companies.
The U.S. Supreme Court revisited the Enron Corp. collapse as the justices debated whether whistle- blower protections in a 2002 law cover employees of auditors, law firms and other advisers to publicly traded companies.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s incremental approach on gay marriage, blamed her colleagues for inviting a deluge of political spending -- and suggested she’s ready to spar over those issues for years to come.
U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they are likely to put new limits on Congress’s power, as they weighed the case of a microbiologist who was prosecuted under a chemical-weapons law for trying to poison her husband’s lover.