1. Two Trump Lawyers Quit a Day After His Indictment U.S., Yesterday

    The lawyers, James Trusty and John Rowley, left the former president’s defense team as he faces the most serious legal threat of his career.

  2. The Trump Indictment: A Changed Landscape Opinion, Yesterday

    Readers react to news of the charges against the former president. Also: A failure to support new parents and babies.

  3. The More Opposition Trump Faces, the More Popular He Becomes, and He Knows It Opinion, Yesterday

    How politically radical could the base of the Republican Party become between now and the 2024 presidential election?

  4. Alabama Inmate Is Sentenced to Life in Officer-Aided Escape U.S., June 8

    Casey White pleaded guilty to first-degree escape, a surprise move in a case that one defense attorney called “very unusual.” His 11-day jailbreak led to a manhunt.

  5. Carroll Cooley, Detective in Landmark Miranda Case, Dies at 87 U.S., June 8

    His interrogation helped lead to a Supreme Court ruling that established rights that protect criminal suspects from incriminating themselves while in custody.

  6. Lawyer Who Used ChatGPT Faces Penalty for Made Up Citations New York, June 8

    A judge may sanction the lawyer, Steven A. Schwartz, for submitting opinions and citations invented by the chat bot.

  7. Man Convicted of Nonviolent Crime Can Own Gun, U.S. Court Rules U.S., June 6

    The decision, which national groups had been closely watching, was a potential setback to gun regulations spurred by a Supreme Court ruling last year that vastly expanded the right to bear arms.

  8. There Is One Group the Roberts Court Really Doesn’t Like Opinion, June 6

    It is difficult to overstate the court’s hostility to organized labor and the rights of American workers.

  9. Oklahoma Approves First Religious Charter School in the U.S. U.S., June 5

    The school will offer online, Roman Catholic instruction funded by taxpayers. Its approval is certain to tee off a legal battle over the separation of church and state.

  10. Supreme Court to Decide ‘Trump Too Small’ Trademark Dispute U.S., June 5

    In earlier cases, the justices struck down provisions of the trademark law that discriminated based on the speaker’s viewpoint.

  11. Judge Finds Tennessee Law Aimed at Restricting Drag Shows Unconstitutional National, June 3

    The law, one of the first aimed at curbing drag performances in front of children, had been on hold for nearly two months as the legal battle went on.

  12. Why It’s So Hard to Tear Down a Crumbling Highway Nearly Everyone Hates Metropolitan, June 3

    The Interstate 81 viaduct in Syracuse effectively destroyed a Black neighborhood when it was built, and it has been falling apart ever since. But getting rid of it is complicated.

  13. The Calm Man in the Capital: Biden Lets Others Spike the Ball but Notches a Win Washington, June 1

    President Biden brokered a debt limit deal by following instincts developed through long, hard and sometimes painful experience in Washington.

  14. Hunter Biden’s Lawyers Cite Landmark Gun Ruling in Bid to Stave Off Charges U.S., May 31

    Hunter Biden’s legal team is invoking a Supreme Court decision his father has denounced as an affront to “common sense and the Constitution.”

  15. An Appeals Court Gave the Sacklers Legal Immunity. Here’s What the Ruling Means. Health, May 31

    In return for the shield, the billionaire owners of Purdue Pharma are committed to paying up to $6 billion to help compensate communities and individuals for the ravages of the opioid epidemic.

  16. 14th Amendment Questions Linger Despite Debt Limit Deal Washington, May 31

    President Biden has been considering ways to challenge the constitutionality of the debt limit to defuse the risk of default.

  17. Pass the Debt Limit Deal. Then Figure Out How to End the Drama. Editorial, May 30

    Biden’s deal with Republicans would avoid default and deserves support, but Congress was reckless in allowing this standoff to happen again.

  18. Elite High School’s Admissions Plan May Face Supreme Court Test Washington, May 29

    The justices will soon rule on race-conscious admissions plans at Harvard and U.N.C. A new appeals court case asks whether schools can use race-neutral tools to achieve racial diversity.

  19. Here’s What Happens When Your Lawyer Uses ChatGPT Metro, May 27

    A lawyer representing a man who sued an airline relied on artificial intelligence to help prepare a court filing. It did not go well.

  20. Missteps and Miscalculations: Inside Fox’s Legal and Business Debacle Business, May 27

    Fox’s handling of the defamation suit brought by Dominion Voting Systems, which settled for $787.5 million, left many unanswered questions.

  21. Judge Puts South Carolina Abortion Ban on Hold National, May 26

    The new law prohibited most abortions after six weeks, and was just signed into law.

  22. The Real Threat to Freedom Is Coming From the States Op Ed, May 26

    We have a long history with various forms of sub-national authoritarianism.

  23. Debt: The Bad, the Weak and the Ugly Op Ed, May 25

    Biden must do something. There are no riskless options.

  24. Prosecutors Won’t Retry Father Whose Son Died in Hot Car Express, May 25

    The decision came nearly a year after the Georgia Supreme Court overturned Justin Ross Harris’s convictions on charges of malice murder and child cruelty in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.

  25. How Did the End of Roe Alter Your Choices? Op Ed, May 25

    Times Opinion wants to know how the Dobbs decision reshaped the lives of readers.

  26. Trump Lawyers Seek Meeting With Garland Over Special Counsel Inquiries Washington, May 24

    Two lawyers for the former president asserted that he was being treated unfairly in the investigations into his handling of classified documents and his efforts to remain in power.

  27. The Supreme Court vs. Andy Warhol The Daily, May 23

    Inside a copyright case that dissenting justices say could stifle creativity.

  28. This Is Why I Teach My Law Students How to Hack Op Ed, May 23

    Technology alone is not enough to solve the problems we face.

  29. He Freed an Innocent Man From Prison. It Ruined His Life. Metro, May 22

    Jay Salpeter cracked a high-profile case to help exonerate Martin Tankleff. It was a blessing and a curse. For both of them.

  30. C. Boyden Gray, Lawyer for the Republican Establishment, Dies at 80 Obits, May 22

    A former Democrat, he served as White House counsel under George Bush and aided other presidents, including Ronald Reagan and Donald J. Trump.

  31. Liberals Are Persuading Themselves of a Debt Ceiling Plan That Won’t Work Op Ed, May 21

    The limit Congress imposes is dumb, but Biden can’t just wave it away.

  32. Former Trump Lawyer Describes Conflict Inside Legal Team Washington, May 20

    Timothy Parlatore, who withdrew this past week from representing the former president in the special counsel investigations, said he stepped aside over differences with a Trump adviser, Boris Epshteyn.

  33. As Biden Weighs Paring Public Assistance in Debt Limit Talks, Liberals Balk Washington, May 18

    A G.O.P. demand to impose stricter work requirements on recipients of food stamps and other public benefits has drawn a Democratic backlash, underscoring the tricky politics at play in the negotiations.

  34. TikTok Users Sue Montana, Calling State Ban Unconstitutional Business, May 18

    A spokeswoman for the state attorney general said that his office had “expected a legal challenge” and was “fully prepared to defend the law.”

  35. How Could a Secret Early Release From Prison End in a Manhunt? National, May 18

    After a judge in South Carolina signed an order releasing Jeriod Price, a convicted murderer, the State Supreme Court overruled it. But Mr. Price remains at large.

  36. Why the Supreme Court Is Blind to Its Own Corruption Op Ed, May 18

    No wonder Justice Thomas apparently thought his behavior was no big deal.

  37. Appeals Court Seems Skeptical of F.D.A.’s Approval and Regulation of Abortion Pill Washington, May 17

    A panel of three judges heard arguments in a lawsuit by anti-abortion groups asking courts to order a widely used drug off the market.

  38. Supreme Court Won’t Block Illinois Laws on High-Powered Rifles Washington, May 17

    The justices struck down a New York gun control law last year, announcing a new test to evaluate the constitutionality of such measures.

  39. Florida School District Is Sued Over Book Restrictions Books, May 17

    A free-speech organization and the country’s largest book publisher said the district violated the First Amendment and the equal protection clause.

  40. The Courts Should Be More Political, Not Less Op Ed, May 17

    Urging more politicization may seem perverse. But in some states, it’s the only way to strengthen our democracy and empower voters.

  41. My Country Was a Dictatorship Before. This Feels Worse. Op Ed, May 17

    What’s happening to Tunisia is a tragedy.

  42. Appeals Court Pauses Ruling That Threatened Free Preventive Health Care Science, May 16

    The action, which stayed a lower court ruling, will require health plans to fully cover preventive services while the appeals process plays out.

  43. 16 Crucial Words That Went Missing From a Landmark Civil Rights Law Washington, May 15

    The phrase, seemingly deleted in error, undermines the basis for qualified immunity, the legal shield that protects police officers from suits for misconduct.

  44. The Case for Violating the Debt Limit Is Dangerous Nonsense Op Ed, May 14

    The president does not have the authority to exceed the limit, regardless of what his advisers are telling him.

  45. Yellen Calls Invoking 14th Amendment to Raise Debt Limit ‘Legally Questionable’ Washington, May 11

    The Treasury secretary warned that a default would lead to a “very substantial downturn.”

  46. Abortion Access Keeps Winning Elections N Y T Now, May 11

    But advocates can’t agree on a strategy to hold more ballot initiatives.

  47. How Might the Government Avoid Default? Biden Offers Clues. Washington, May 10

    After making little progress with Republican leaders at the White House on Tuesday, the president previewed two possible endgames to resolve a debt-limit standoff.

  48. Video Testimony in the Covid Era Faces a Constitutional Test Washington, March 20

    Two criminal defendants have asked the Supreme Court to decide whether remote testimony against them violated the Sixth Amendment’s confrontation clause.

  49. Supreme Court Hints That It May Duck Two Big Cases Washington, March 7

    Recent orders suggest that the justices are thinking of dismissing cases involving the “independent state legislature” theory and Title 42, an immigration measure imposed during the pandemic.

  50. Supreme Court Cancels Arguments in Title 42 Immigration Case Washington, February 16

    The justices, who had been set to hear arguments on March 1, acted after the Biden administration filed a brief saying that the measure would soon be moot.

  51. Back on the Bench to Announce Opinions, Supreme Court Rules Against a Veteran Washington, January 23

    The unanimous ruling was the first one summarized by a justice since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and an indication that the court is off to a slow start this term.

  52. Chief Justice Roberts Briefly Halts Decision Banning Border Expulsions Washington, December 19

    At issue is Title 42, a public health measure invoked by the Trump administration during the pandemic to block migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.

  53. Supreme Court to Hear Student Debt Forgiveness Case U.S., December 1

    The justices left in place an injunction blocking the Biden administration’s authority to forgive up to $20,000 in debt per borrower.

  54. How the Right Became the Left and the Left Became the Right Op Ed, November 2

    A pair of prominent headlines highlights the reversals.

  55. Sorry, Summer Styles, July 20

    We all know what happened with summer 2020. Then 2021 was dampened by Delta. This year, any anticipated return to revelry has been hampered by … *waves hands at everything.* Is there hope for enjoying the once fun season?

  56. Hey, Is Anybody Watching the Interns? Business, July 19

    School is out for the summer — but in some cases, so are the bosses.

  57. Hey, Is Anybody Watching the Interns? Business, July 19

    School is out for the summer — but in some cases, so are the bosses.

  58. Why Is the Supreme Court So Secretive? Letters, May 10

    Readers call for more openness and discuss judicial restraint and the justices’ religious beliefs. Also: Mask decisions; Twitter’s dark side; skipping school.