WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from three Mexican states seeking damages from BP and other companies over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the states of Veracruz, Tamaulipas and Quintana Roo can't bring a lawsuit because Mexico's federal government owns the affected property.» Read More
Can someone else patent your genes? The Supreme Court is scheduled to rule some time this month on that question. NBCNews.com reports.
The Supreme Court on Monday strikes down an appeals court ruling that favored consumers who bought Sears front-loading washing machines.
CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.
The US Supreme Court ruled that an Indiana farmer violated giant agribusiness company Monsanto's patent for a type of soybean.
A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.
If a Florida state court recognizes the joint bankruptcy filing of two men married in Vermont, their lawyer said, it could put the Defense of Marriage Act in question.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that calls into question whether DNA can be claimed as intellectual property, and remain off limits without the permission of the patent holder.
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in regards to whether same-sex couples should be entitled to more than 1,000 federal benefits, including tax breaks. CNBC's Suze Orman and the "Street Signs" crew provide perspective.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of Comcast in a 5-4 decision that prevents cable TV subscribers in Philadelphia who had accused the company of owning a monopoly from filing suit as a group.
Thousands of people gathered outside the Supreme Court as a hearing takes place in regards to whether gay couples have the constitutional right to marry, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today on whether gay couples have the Constitutional right to marry, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details from the Supreme Court on the battle over gay marriage.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday over whether big drug companies can settle patent litigation with generic rivals by making deals to keep cheaper products off the market.
The Supreme Court says copyrighted items made overseas are covered by federal law——and a person who buys a product is free to turn around and sell it.
The Supreme Court limits the SEC by voting the five-year clock to act on fraud starts when the fraud takes place rather than when it is discovered.
The case, over a farmer who reproduced and saved seeds patented by Monsanto, questions whether natural replication can constitute patent infringement. The NYT reports.
The Supreme Court will rule on gay marriage, reports NBC's Pete Williams; and Kerry Picket, Washington Times; WABC Radio Talk show host Mark Simone; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams, provide perspective.
NBC's Pete Williams reports the Supreme Court will hear arguments for affirmative action next week; and David Goodfriend, former Clinton White House official; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Robert Costa, National Review, discuss Supreme Court's ruling on Obamacare.
The court kicks off its new term with arguments over whether businesses and individuals can be sued in the U.S. for conduct that takes place on foreign soil and has foreign victims.
With the cost of doing business rising, it's a critical moment for U.S. small businesses. A new lobbying group—Small Business Majority—hopes to make an impact. What's most pressing for entrepreneurs?