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Justices seem divided in class-action case

The U.S. Supreme Court. File photo

WASHINGTON — In a case of interest to business and consumer groups, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared to be divided over a company’s effort to end a class-action lawsuit by offering the person who first sued everything he ...

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Supreme Court seems troubled over energy pricing rule

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed troubled by a federal regulation backed by environmental groups that requires utilities to pay big electric customers who save energy during times of peak demand. The Obama administration and other supporters ...

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Supreme Court to review European suit against R.J. Reynolds

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the European Union can pursue its lawsuit claiming that tobacco company R.J. Reynolds sponsored cigarette smuggling in Europe as part of a global money-laundering scheme with organized crime groups. The justices agreed ...

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Hiring without risking religious discrimination

The impacts on employers of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision siding with a Muslim-American woman who was not hired by a national clothing chain store because she was wearing a headscarf will be discussed Tuesday during a lunchtime continuing ...

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Citizens United struggle personal for Clinton

WASHINGTON — Nobody knows Citizens United quite like Hillary Rodham Clinton. The name of the conservative advocacy group, which five years ago won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case governing campaign finance, has become the preferred shorthand for talking about ...

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