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  • Justices: Dentists unfair to limit teeth-bleaching providers

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists violated federal law against unfair competition when it tried to prevent lower-cost competitors in other fields from offering teeth-whitening services. By a 6-3...
  • High court narrows obstruction of justice definition under 'Enron law'

    High court narrows obstruction of justice definition under 'Enron law'
    The Supreme Court narrowed the definition of obstruction of justice under the so-called Enron law and did so Wednesday by freeing a Florida fishing boat captain from charges that he secretly tossed overboard dozens of undersized red grouper to avoid...
  • Ruling could have impact on cases against Tsarnaev friends

    A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an unrelated case involving a Florida fisherman could have an impact on criminal cases brought against friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, defense lawyers said Wednesday. In November, a federal...
  • Millions of 401(k) plans could get boost from Supreme Court

    Millions of 401(k) plans could get boost from Supreme Court
    More than 50 million Americans with retirement funds through their jobs may get a boost from the Supreme Court. A case heard by the justices Tuesday involved whether workers can sue their employers if the employer offers mutual funds that have...
  • Fight at US Supreme Court over health law affects Illinois

    A case being heard at the U.S. Supreme Court next week challenges health insurance subsidies for more than 270,000 Illinois residents and many more people in states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges under President Barack Obama's health...
  • Couple in Ala. gay marriage case still not allowed to adopt

    The couple whose lawsuit overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban is headed back to court after a probate judge again refused to grant their adoption petition. Cari Searcy and Kim McKeand filed the new lawsuit Tuesday against Mobile County Probate Judge Don...
  • High court weighs right of convicted felon to sell guns

    The Supreme Court is considering a tricky dilemma faced by people who legally own guns, but are then convicted of a serious crime and have to get rid of them. Since federal law bars convicted felons from possessing firearms, how can those guns be sold or...
  • Justices signal support for investors in 401(k) lawsuits

    The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to make it easier for participants in employee retirement plans to challenge companies' investment decisions that eat into retirement savings. The justices heard arguments in an appeal filed by current and former...
  • Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans

    Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans
    Some 53 million Americans with retirement funds through their jobs may get new legal protection from high fees. Supreme Court justices were urged Tuesday to put employers on notice that they have a duty to constantly monitor the mutual funds they...
  • Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Nebraska to pay Kansas $5.5 million in a long-running legal dispute over use of water from the Republican River. The justices also gave Nebraska some of what it asked for and ordered changes to the formula for...
  • Supreme Court hears woman's case on visa denial for Afghan husband

    Supreme Court justices gave a mostly skeptical hearing Monday to a California woman who wants the State Department to explain why it barred her Afghan husband from joining her in this country. The government argued that it has the power to exclude...