BRASILIA, May 5- Brazil's Supreme Court removed the speaker of the lower house of Congress on Thursday on charges of obstructing a corruption investigation, days before an impeachment process that he engineered was expected to oust President Dilma Rousseff. The removal of Eduardo Cunha, a bitter rival of Rousseff's and one of Brazil's most divisive public... » Read More
The high court struck down a key provision of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling it violates the Fifth Amendment, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the high court 5-4 decision on the Federal gay marriage law. Vikram Amar, UC Davis School of Law, weighs in on the ruling.
The Supreme Court said legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. A separate ruling cleared the way for legal same-sex marriage in California.
The Supreme Court struck down part of the 1965 voting rights act, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
The high court voted 5-4 to strike down a key section of the Voting Rights Act, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The Supreme Court ruled that makers of generic drugs already approved by the FDA cannot be held liable under state law for claims of design defects.
The Supreme Court has 11 cases, including the term's highest profile matters, to resolve before the justices take off for summer.
The Supreme Court ruled that an arbitration agreement prevents merchants from bringing class action claims against American Express.
A Supreme Court decision gives the FTC the go-ahead to continue suing drug makers over deals that delay generic versions from being sold.
The Supreme Court says deals between pharmaceutical companies and their generic drug competitors can sometimes be illegal.
The FTC can challenge deals to keep generic drugs off the market, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs; David Resnick, Nixon Peabody LLP; Mitch Epner, Wilk Auslander Counsel; and Rich Lowry, National Review.
A unanimous Supreme Court decision barred patents on naturally occurring DNA, but analysts said the ruling did little harm to biotech companies.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports shares of Myriad Genetics are hitting an all-time high after the Supreme Court ruled a naturally occurring human gene cannot be patented, but upheld key DNA patents of Myriad's BRACAnalysis test.
The Supreme Court ruled a naturally occurring human gene cannot be patented, but upheld key DNA patents of Myriad's BRACAnalysis test. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
A check on biotech stocks after the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Seema Mody.
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.