Pirate Bay founders lose final appeal, face penalties

It is the end of the line for Pirate Bay founders Peter Sunde Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm, and Carl Lundstrom.

Court rules Assange can continue extradition fight

Julian Assange has won the latest round in his fight to avoid extradition from the UK to Sweden over sex allegations - though it's probably just a stay of execution.

Violent video game law ruling was no surprise

Opinion - The Supreme Court ruling that overturned a controversial California law was, in a word, inevitable.

Supreme Court slaps down Cali violent video game ban

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a controversial California law that would have prohibited the sale of "violent" video games to minors in a landmark 7-2 vote.

Supreme Court upholds patent ruling against Microsoft

The Supreme Court yesterday rejected Microsoft's appeal against a $290 million patent suit brought by i4i.

Appeals court again rejects Winklevoss twins' claims

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision to force Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss to accept a $65 million settlement from Facebook.

Music companies lose two legal battles

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a price-fixing suit against several major music labels can go ahead, rejecting an attempt by the record companies to appeal.

Supreme Court justices show refreshing gaming knowledge

The landmark trial opened yesterday between California and the Entertainment Merchants Association over a reckless state law that would put new restrictions on retailers selling violent video games. The Supreme Court showed just how blatantly silly the law was by pointing out a whole bunch of loopholes and rhetorical questions.

Group calls on gamers to rally outside Supreme Court

If they're not too busy sitting at home playing God of War, gamers are being encouraged to stage a rally outside the steps of the Supreme Court building next month.

People of Ohio try to leave state - very slowly!

Barberton v. Jenney determines cops' visual estimation of speed is sufficient evidence of a speeding violation.

Are police texts protected under the 4th amendment?

The Supreme Court is now reviewing a case that tries to make sense of new technology over a 233-year-old statute of law, as electronic communications continue to provide legal conundrums.