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Alan Gray covers a range of legal news. He is also the editor of NewsBlaze.

supreme-courtThe Supreme Court has been busy this week. There have been a number of big company versus investors lawsuits recently, and the Haliburton lawsuit joins the others, as reported in two separate posts on the Wall Street Journal blog.

Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on an investor lawsuit against Halliburton joins a string of recent high-court cases that have provided a mixed bag for investors and companies. via Supreme Court Rulings on Investors v. Companies: It’s a Draw…

The Supreme Court gave companies more ability to knock down securities-fraud lawsuits brought by investors, but it declined to overturn the controversial legal doctrine that has underpinned investor class actions for more … Supreme Court Strikes Middle Ground on Securities Fraud Lawsuits…

Critics of the Supreme Court’s take on software patents say the court doesn’t understand software patents.

In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank today, striking down an abstract software patent. Essentially, the Court ruled that adding “on a computer” to an abstract idea does not… via Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Abstract Software Patent

The Blaze had something to say about the new EPA rules, as did many conservative sites.

The Supreme Court on Monday placed limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. via Supreme Court Dials Back EPA’s Global Warming Rules…

Mother Jones, after seeing the conservative headlines, wrote a zinger of their own:
“Sorry, Conservatives. The Supreme Court Isn’t Stopping Obama’s Climate Plan.”

These are just a couple of the many contradictory headlines in response to Monday’s US Supreme Court ruling in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, a case filed by industry groups and several states challenging some of the … via Sorry, Conservatives. The Supreme Court Isn’t Stopping Obama’s Climate Plan….

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