US Supreme Court: News

25 Apr 2024

Donald Trump

Arizona House votes to overturn near-total complete ban on abortions

The Arizona House has voted in favor of a proposal aimed at overturning the state's nearly complete ban on abortions.

20 Dec 2023

Donald Trump

US: Colorado court declares Donald Trump 'ineligible' for presidential bid

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday disqualified former United States (US) President Donald Trump from appearing on the ballot for presidential elections over his involvement in the US Capitol attack in January 2021.

TCS to record $125 million lawsuit expense in Q3 results

The US Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) regarding a $140 million fine in connection with a trade secret lawsuit filed by American company Epic Systems.

Consulting giant McKinsey settles opioid lawsuits for $230 million

Consulting giant McKinsey & Co has decided to pay $230 million to settle lawsuits.

30 Jun 2023

Joe Biden

US: Supreme Court halts Biden's student loan forgiveness plan

The United States (US) Supreme Court rejected President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness scheme on Friday, depriving tens of millions of Americans of the opportunity to have up to $20,000 of their debt canceled.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's affirmative action that US Supreme Court has banned 

The United States Supreme Court on Thursday ended affirmative action in university admissions, ruling that race can't be considered a deciding factor for higher education.

04 Jul 2022

Donald Trump

US: 10-year-old rape victim forced to cross state for abortion

The effects of the US Supreme Court's abortion decision have come to light recently in a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim's case, who was six weeks pregnant.

27 Jun 2022

Hollywood

#AbortionRuling: Olivia Rodrigo sings 'F—You!'; Green Day singer renounces citizenship

Singer Olivia Rodrigo has become the latest Hollywood celebrity to lambast the US Supreme Court over its recently announced and heavily controversial decision to overturn Roe vs Wade.

25 Jun 2022

Microsoft

Abortion ruling: US companies reach out to women employees

Companies in the United States, including Walt Disney Co. and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc., have stated that they will reimburse employees' fees if they need to travel for abortion services, as per Reuters.

24 Jun 2022

World

US Supreme Court ends constitutional right to abortion

The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that had been in place for nearly 50 years and gave women constitutional and legal rights to an abortion.

15 May 2022

Texas

Understanding Texas social media law that is troubling tech companies

Large tech companies and Texas are again at loggerheads about the state law that bans censorship on social media platforms.

03 May 2022

Joe Biden

US: Supreme Court to repeal abortion law, leaked draft shows

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to strike down the legal right to abortion if a leaked draft of a majority opinion is to be believed.

20 Jan 2021

Washington DC

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.

20 Feb 2019

Batman

'The Social Network' actor Armie Hammer is the next Batman?

The Batman is the upcoming standalone movie from DCEU and while fans cannot wait to see what the film has in store, the project has hit a couple of snafus along the way.

15 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Trump nominates Neomi Rao to replace Kavanaugh on DC circuit

US President Donald Trump has sent to the Senate the nomination of prominent Indian-American, Neomi Rao, to replace Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the powerful DC Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford is still being harassed, lawyers claim

Christine Blasey Ford, who accused US Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual harassment, is still receiving threats, her lawyers told NPR.

Trump apologizes to Brett Kavanaugh's family for their 'terrible suffering'

US President Donald Trump has apologized to new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family for the "terrible suffering" they were "forced" to endure.

06 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.

04 Oct 2018

Sexual Assault

Research confirms women worry about sexual-harassment, (unsurprisingly) men don't

It's no surprise that most women across the world, at some point in their lives, have been victims of sexual harassment.

Raped at 16, kept silent: Indian-American model Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi, a prominent Indian-American model-cum-host, has alleged she was raped by her boyfriend at the age of 16.

After #MeToo, #WhyIDidntReport proves sexual abuse victims are rarely believed

First, #MeToo happened, which united victims of sexual abuse around the globe, and snowballed into, probably, the biggest movement for survivors recently.

Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.

08 Aug 2018

Donald Trump

Trump nominates Indian-American professor Aditya Bamzai to Civil Liberties board

US President Donald Trump has nominated a prominent Indian-American law professor and legal expert to an agency on privacy and civil liberties.

Indian-American Amul Thapar not in Trump's top-3 for SC-judge nominee

Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has not made it to the shortlist of three candidates from among which US President Donald Trump is likely to nominate his pick for the US Supreme Court justice.

03 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee

US President Donald Trump has interviewed prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar and three other legal luminaries shortlisted by him as the potential nominees to replace the Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

27 Jun 2018

India

Trump wants people to come to US through merit-based immigration-system

US President Donald Trump today said he wants foreign workers to come to the US through a merit-based immigration system so as to meet the demands of companies that are moving into America in greater numbers.

27 Jun 2018

North Korea

'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban

After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'

25 May 2018

Samsung

Final verdict: Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in damages

According to a federal court verdict in San Jose, California, Samsung has to pay Apple $539 million as damages in a long-running patent infringement case.

22 May 2018

Gujarat

US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition filed by Indian villagers seeking to hold a US-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed in Gujarat.

17 May 2018

Samsung

Apple seeking $1bn from Samsung in 7-year-old patent infringement dispute

Apple is seeking $1 billion from Samsung in a long-running patent infringement case.

08 Feb 2018

California

California bakeries can refuse to sell cake to gay customers

In a controversial judgment, a California court has ruled that bakeries in the US state can refuse services to same-sex couples if they find it in disagreement with their religious beliefs.

05 Dec 2017

North Korea

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect

In a major win for Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has upheld the president's third travel ban which denies the citizens of six predominantly-Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea, from entering the US.

25 Sep 2017

North Korea

North Korea, Venezuela and Chad brought under Trump's travel ban

In a bid to make America safe again, the US has brought Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad under Trump's controversial travel ban.

Trump's attempt at restricting refugees rejected by appeals court

The Trump administration's efforts to temporarily ban most refugees from entering America has been rejected by a US appeals court.

02 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Trump travel ban: People denied entry can reapply for visas

A legal settlement, reached at a US federal court, allows people who were denied entry into America because of President Donald Trump's first travel ban to reapply for visas.

25 Aug 2017

Google

Can Google lose trademark over its name? Perhaps, yes.

The US Supreme Court is currently mulling on whether Google should be allowed to retain the trademark on its name.

Trump Travel Ban: Visa applicants must prove "close" family/business ties

The White House has unveiled a new set of criteria for visa applicants from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.

03 May 2017

California

US Supreme Court upholds ban on "gay conversion" therapy

The US Supreme Court (SC) turned down a challenge to California's ban on "gay conversion therapy", which prohibits state-licensed practitioners from offering "therapy" to change youths' sexual orientation.

US Court declines General Motor's plea to avoid ignition-switch lawsuits

The apex court of USA has declined General Motors' plea to avoid lawsuits that stemmed from the firm's infamous ignition switch defects and subsequent recalls.