T/law

  1. A Trump Tower of Absolute Folly Op Ed, Today

    The president’s absurd campaign against Jeff Sessions distills his unfitness for the office.

  2. Libor and London Whale Cases Show Hurdles With Foreign Defendants Business, July 24

    Without a convincing cooperating witness, pursuing complex financial fraud prosecutions can be difficult.

  3. ‘A Bleak Picture’ for Women Trying to Rise at Law Firms Business, July 24

    Women make up just under 35 percent of lawyers at law firms, a Law360 report found, and their share of equity partnerships remains at 20 percent.

  4. Scharlette Holdman, a Force for the Defense on Death Row, Dies at 70 National, July 22

    Ms. Holdman was a pioneer in unearthing legal reasons to spare the lives of the convicted, often working on the cases of those convicted of heinous crimes.

  5. Manhattan’s District Attorney vs. Aeschylus Op Ed, July 22

    A performance of an ancient Greek play forces prosecutors to reflect on the nature of justice.

  6. Can Trump Pardon Himself? Explaining Presidential Clemency Powers National, July 21

    The answer is not clear because no president has ever tried to pardon himself. Some experts say a presidential abuse of pardons could invite prosecution.

  7. In Juries, Lawyers Now Favor the Uninformed Business, July 19

    Jury selection in Martin Shkreli’s trial followed the growing tendency to cut not only jurors who have an opinion, but also those who know anything about a case.

  8. A Defender of the Constitution, With No Legal Right to Live Here National, July 17

    Leading a new wave of defiant activism, Lizbeth Mateo is one of a few undocumented immigrants working as a lawyer in immigration courts.

  9. To Increase Diversity Letters, July 16

    A reader talks about how he meets new people professionally and personally.

  10. After N.F.L. Concussion Settlement, Feeding Frenzy of Lawyers and Lenders Sports, July 16

    The possibility of large payouts to former players, many with cognitive ailments from hits to the head, attracts offers of help with claims, for a cut.

  11. The Lawyer, the Addict Sunday Business, July 15

    A high-powered Silicon Valley attorney dies. His ex-wife investigates, and finds a web of drug abuse in his profession.

  12. California Supreme Court Moves to Make Bar Exam Easier to Pass Business, July 13

    With passage rates for the test sagging, the court has asserted its authority over the exams, traditionally among the toughest in the country.

  13. Yes, Trump Can Accept Gifts Op Ed, July 13

    Washington did. Presidents are not bound by the Foreign Emoluments Clause.

  14. Digital Privacy to Come Under Supreme Court’s Scrutiny Business, July 10

    Two cases — one involving cell site location and the other emails — may determine how digital information fits under Fourth Amendment protections.

  15. The Constitution, as Art Letters, July 9

    A reader expands the concept of how to display the Constitution.

  16. Carl Reiner: Justice Kennedy, Don’t Retire Op Ed, July 7

    Take it from me. Your 90s are the best years to work.

  17. When Co-Worker Behavior Seems Discriminatory Sunday Business, July 7

    You sense workplace discrimination. Here’s what to do about it.

  18. ‘The Daily’: All the President’s Lawyers Podcasts, July 7

    Donald J. Trump’s life and career have been defined by his legal battles. But what will they mean for his presidency?...

  19. A Constitutional Convention for New York? This May Be the Year Metro, July 5

    The election of President Trump has persuaded some that the state needs to chart its own course, and a ballot question in November offers that chance.

  20. U.S. Citizen Detained by Mistake Sues Miami-Dade Over Immigration Enforcement National, July 5

    In a possible test case for the Trump administration, a Miami-Dade resident says his county should not have honored immigration agents’ requests to hold him in jail.

  21. Mob Attacks Maduro Opponents as It Storms Venezuela’s National Assembly Foreign, July 5

    Government troops did not react as lawmakers and journalists were bloodied in the attack, which coincided with the country’s Independence Day.

  22. Right-Tilting Poland Welcomes Trump as Europe Watches Warily Foreign, July 5

    In Warsaw, Donald Trump will find a warm welcome, but also wariness about Russia and worry about how he will react to Poland’s rightward shift.

  23. All the President’s Lawyers Magazine, July 5

    Donald Trump’s life and career have been defined by his legal battles. But do the attorneys who guided him through the courtrooms of New York and New Jersey know how to navigate Washington?...

  24. The Making of a Non-Patriot Op Ed, July 3

    American exceptionalism is at best an innocent mistake that uninformed patriotism makes difficult to surrender.

  25. Trump Foot Soldier Sidelined Under Glare of Russia Inquiry National, July 2

    Michael D. Cohen, a former personal injury lawyer, worked his way up to an office at Trump Tower. Now he’s further from the family fold and entangled in investigations.

  26. Herma Hill Kay, First Woman to Lead Berkeley Law Faculty, Dies at 82 National, July 2

    Appointed as dean while California voters were seeking to end affirmative action in the 1990s, Ms. Kay championed the rights of women and minorities.

  27. Save Free Speech From Trolls Op Ed, July 1

    Criticism is not censorship no matter how insistent Twitter’s free speech brigade might be.

  28. 10 Hours, a Few Sharpies, One Act of Resistance: Writing the Constitution Interactive, June 30

    On Jan. 5 I woke up with the idea of copying the Constitution by hand. Soon, others joined me.