Any inquiry into possible obstruction by the president or others will confront Supreme Court decisions that have been notably hostile to cases that push the limits of the law.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider this week a closely watched insider trading case that could limit the ability of prosecutors to pursue such charges against hedge fund managers and other traders. The eight justices, who ope...
While a securities fraud case awaits argument in the Supreme Court, a conflict remains over what is needed to prove a trading violation.
The Salman case may be a better vehicle than a previous case for the Justice Department to argue that the court should take a broader view in finding that the passing of inside information is illegal.
An appeals court decision dealt a blow to government efforts to obtain emails stored overseas, mainly because laws have not kept up with technology.