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  • Supreme Court Decision: DOMA Unconstitutional

    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.

  • Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act

    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.

  • Key Supreme Court Ruling

    The Supreme Court struck down part of the 1965 voting rights act, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Supreme Court: Key Piece of Voting Rights Bill Unconstitutional

    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.

  • Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

    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.

  • Supreme Court Rules on 'Pay for Delay'

    The FTC can challenge deals to keep generic drugs off the market, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • SCOTUS: Human Genes Can't Be Patented

    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.

  • Justice Clarence Thomas

    A unanimous Supreme Court decision barred patents on naturally occurring DNA, but analysts said the ruling did little harm to biotech companies.

  • Myriad Hits Historic High

    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.

  • Myriad Gets Partial Win In Ruling

    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.

  • SCOTUS Rules on Patenting DNA

    In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Biotech Check Amid SCOTUS Ruling

    A check on biotech stocks after the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • U.S. Supreme Court Building

    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.

  • William Brodsky, chairman and chief executive officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.