WASHINGTON ? The Supreme Court, in the course of trying to pin down what exactly constitutes bank fraud under federal law, brought up an unexpected name on Tuesday: reality star Kim Kardashian, who was robbed at gunpoint in Paris early Monday.
One of the cases the justices heard on Tuesday, the first day of oral arguments of their new term, dealt with whether a law that criminalizes schemes “to defraud a financial institution” requires the prosecution to prove that the bank actually took a financial hit.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer name-dropped Kim Kardashian during a case on Tuesday, as part of an argument concerning the legal definitions of fraud and theft. The actual case in question is that of the appeal of Lawrence Sha...
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court began arguments for the new term Tuesday by addressing a legal question posed by the recent Kim Kardashian jewelry heist in Paris.