Medical geneticist Dr. Harry Ostrer (center) talks to the press outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. The court heard oral arguments on the highly charged question of whether human genes can be patented. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Justices Appear Skeptical Of Patenting Human Genes
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Supreme Court Asks: Can Human Genes Be Patented?
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More than two dozen people bundled up to camp out before the U.S. Supreme Court for a seat to watch oral arguments in a same-sex marriage case on Tuesday. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to campaign-finance laws that could open the door to further money in politics beyond what Citizens United achieved. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court To Look At Who Is A 'Supervisor' In Harassment Cases
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Four of the current U.S. Supreme Court justices are over the age of 70, and many expect at least one appointment during Obama's second term. United States Supreme Court hide caption

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What Happens To Supreme Court In Obama's Second Term?
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Chief Justice John Roberts, shown in 2010, is still "finding his role as chief justice," says one law professor. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Some Voices Heard Outside The Supreme Court
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