Tag: Supreme Court

In politically charged case, appeals court hears Affordable Care Act challenge

The fate of the Affordable Care Act — commonly known as ObamaCare — rests with a federal appeals court, in a judicial standoff that could affect the 2020 presidential election. The New York Times reports, “A panel of… Read More

Court rebukes President Trump for blocking followers on Twitter

How the First Amendment functions in the social media age gained further clarity this week when a federal appeals court ruled that President Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people from following his Twitter account. “Because Mr. Trump… Read More

Apple Supreme Court ruling opens doors for more legal action against tech giants

The Supreme Court ruled today that consumers could proceed with a large antitrust class action lawsuit against Apple. The New York Times reports that the justices decided “that the plaintiffs should be allowed to try to prove that the technology… Read More

Arbitration gains currency after Supreme Court decision

Employees trying to take companies to court face more likelihood of arbitration based on a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, The Recorder at law.com reports. A string of U.S. Supreme Court decisions favoring arbitration contracts, including the recent… Read More

‘Dreamers’ could see fate resolved by Supremes

The future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will become clearer as federal courts wrestle with the Obama-era initiative to shield young immigrants from deportation. And the U.S. Supreme Court may end the controversy once… Read More