Greg Stohr

American Express Fee Accusations Get U.S. High Court Hearing

The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a case that could roil the credit-card business, agreeing Monday to consider reviving government allegations that American Express Co. thwarts competition by prohibiting merchants from steering customers to cards with lower fees.

Microsoft Email-Access Fight With U.S. Gets Top Court Review

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether law enforcement officials conducting a criminal investigation can demand data held overseas by Microsoft Corp. and other technology companies in a high-stakes clash over digital privacy.

Supreme Court Rejects Guantanamo Inmate, Won’t Curb Military Commissions

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to curb the power of the military commissions set up after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, leaving intact a ruling that lets the tribunals handle cases that don’t involve violations of international law.  The justices, without comment, rejected an appeal by Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul, once the public relations manager for Osama bin Laden and creator of an al-Qaeda recruitment video. Bahlul was seeking to overturn his conviction for conspiracy to commit war c

NLRB Lawyer Backtracks on Answer to U.S. Supreme Court

In an unusual letter to the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel said he gave a series of inaccurate answers during a high-profile argument Monday on the rights of workers to file class-action lawsuits.

Supreme Court Rejects Kim Dotcom’s Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from embattled internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, leaving intact an order that lets the federal government seize $40 million from accounts in Hong Kong and New Zealand.

Trump Takes Travel Ban Dispute to U.S. Supreme Court Again

President Donald Trump’s administration took the dispute over his temporary travel ban to the Supreme Court again, asking the justices to let the government bar entry into the U.S. by people with grandparents and cousins in the country.

Top Court Revives Part of Trump Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared much of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect this week and agreed to hear arguments in the fall, giving the president at least partial vindication for his claims of sweeping power over the nation’s borders.

Chevron Shielded From $9 Billion Verdict

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a ruling that protects Chevron Corp. from having to pay $8.6 billion in a decades-long battle over oil pollution in Ecuador, rebuffing an American lawyer who was found to have committed fraud in the South American country’s court.