The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the core of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul in an opinion that held two surprises: Chief Justice John Roberts was the deciding vote, and his legal reasoning was unanticipated.
U.S. Supreme Court justices hinted they might strike down President Barack Obama’s health-care law as the court’s Republican appointees suggested Congress went too far by requiring Americans obtain insurance or pay a penalty.
A historic week at the U.S. Supreme Court may transform the rights of racial minorities and gays, potentially cutting longstanding voting protections for blacks and Hispanics while allowing a new wave of same-sex marriages.
David Wormsley, the Citigroup Inc. banker accused by Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. founder Guy Hands of misleading him about an auction of EMI Group Ltd. , said he was the victim of a lie told by Hands the weekend before the bidding in May 2007.
The U.S. Supreme Court debated the reach of the federal securities laws, questioning whether investors can sue law firms and outside companies for their alleged roles in R. Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme.