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  1. Graham Vows to Investigate Whether ‘Bureaucratic Coup’ Tried to Oust Trump U.S., February 17

    Senator Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he would find out whether officials at the F.B.I. and the Justice Department tried oust President Trump.

  2. Do American Women Still Need an Equal Rights Amendment? Sunday Review, February 16

    We’re already living in Phyllis Schlafly’s nightmare.

  3. It Was a Busy Day in Washington. Here’s a Guide U.S., February 14

    Here is a breakdown of some of the biggest stories in the nation’s capital.

  4. A Trump-Made Emergency Opinion, February 14

    The president decides that fulfilling a campaign promise is more important than respecting the separation of powers.

  5. McCabe Says Justice Officials Discussed Recruiting Cabinet Members to Push Trump Out of Office U.S., February 14

    The president’s actions prompted Andrew G. McCabe to order the team digging into Russia’s election interference to investigate whether Mr. Trump had obstructed justice by firing James B. Comey.

  6. McCabe Says Justice Dept. Officials Had Discussions About Pushing Trump Out U.S., February 14

    The former deputy F.B.I. director, in a “60 Minutes” interview that will air fully on Sunday, said top department officials had considered recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment.

  7. El-Sisi May Rule Egypt Until 2034 Under Parliamentary Plan World, February 14

    Lawmakers approved measures that would allow the president to stay in power for an additional 12 years, enshrining the military’s dominance in politics.

  8. Everyone Needs Legal Help. That Doesn’t Mean Everyone Needs a Lawyer. Opinion, February 13

    Rebecca Sandefur believes America needs a new model for handling everyday legal issues.

  9. How We Learned About the Freezing Federal Jail in New York Reader Center, February 9

    Our coverage of conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center — where there was failing heat and electricity during some of the coldest days in years — started with a desperate, anonymous tip.

  10. Early Feminists Issued a Declaration of Independence. Where Is It Now? Interactive, February 9

    The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, which accused men of “repeated injuries and usurpations” against women, was an attempt to write women back into history.

  11. In Surprise Abortion Vote, John Roberts Avoids ‘Jolt to the Legal System’ U.S., February 8

    The chief justice, a student of legal rules governing precedent, balances guarding his court’s legitimacy against his generally conservative impulses.

  12. Justices Allow Execution of Muslim Death Row Inmate Who Sought Imam U.S., February 7

    Alabama allows a Christian chaplain to be present in its execution chamber but excluded a Muslim imam. The inmate, Domineque Ray, was executed Thursday night.

  13. Public Defenders, Unfunded Opinion, February 7

    The A.C.L.U.’s Criminal Law Reform Project cites dereliction of duty by state and local governments.

  14. Sandy Hook Families Gain in Defamation Suits Against Alex Jones U.S., February 7

    As the cases inch toward trial, the conspiracy theorist faces the possibility that he will have to be deposed and provide business records.

  15. No Wall, No Peace Opinion, February 6

    If Trump betrays his most loyal supporters, he’ll deserve his fate.

  16. William Van Alstyne, 84, Dies; Often-Cited Constitutional Scholar Obituaries, February 5

    An enrolled Republican and a civil libertarian, he said the Bill of Rights guaranteed both the freedom to have an abortion and the freedom to own a gun.

  17. Brooklyn Jail to Be Visited by Federal Judge After Heat and Power Crisis New York, February 4

    The judge, who sits in Manhattan, plans to visit the Metropolitan Detention Center to investigate complaints of deteriorating conditions.

  18. Attacking a Pay Wall That Hides Public Court Filings U.S., February 4

    The federal judiciary charges 10 cents a page to see electronic court records. Retired judges and civil rights groups say access should be free.

  19. When the Suffrage Movement Sold Out to White Supremacy Opinion, February 2

    African-American women were written out of the history of the woman suffrage movement. As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, it’s time for a new look at the past.

  20. Huddled in a Brooklyn Jail’s Cells Without Heat Video, February 1

    More than a thousand inmates at a federal jail in Brooklyn are said to have had limited heat and power for at least this week, when the temperature plummeted to 2 degrees in New York.

  21. Have You Tried Making Partner at Your Law Firm? We Want to Hear From You Reader Center, February 1

    Help us better understand the trade-offs and obstacles that associates encounter while trying to become partners in their firms.

  22. As Pelvic Mesh Settlements Near $8 Billion, Women Question Lawyers’ Fees Business, February 1

    More than 100,000 women are resolving claims against companies that made pelvic mesh products to treat urinary problems. Lawyers have found ways to take big chunks of their payouts.

  23. No Heat for Days at a Jail in Brooklyn Where Hundreds of Inmates Are Sick and ‘Frantic’ New York, February 1

    Inmates maintain they have been locked in their cells with limited heat and electricity for more than a week, defense lawyers say. The warden’s office denies the claim.

  24. One Lawyer, One Day, 194 Felony Cases Interactive, January 31

    The Constitution guarantees poor defendants a lawyer. It doesn’t say the lawyer will have enough time to actually work their cases.

  25. Justices Put Gun Limits in the Cross Hairs Opinion, January 30

    An obscure New York City gun case could tempt the justices to make broad pronouncements about a right they haven’t addressed in a decade.

  26. Race and Gender Issues at Law Firms Opinion, January 30

    Readers discuss an article about the all-white and predominantly male class of partners at Paul, Weiss.

  27. Elite Law Firm’s All-White Partner Class Stirs Debate on Diversity U.S., January 27

    Paul, Weiss is more diverse at its top ranks than most of its peers. But its recent promotions underscored how far big firms have to go to elevate women and people of color.

  28. Greece Expected to Approve Macedonia Name Change, Defying Street Protests World, January 24

    The Parliament will vote on a pact changing the name of Greece’s neighbor to North Macedonia. But many Greeks say the change does not go far enough.

  29. Harvey Weinstein’s New Lawyers Include 2 Who Once Represented His Accuser Rose McGowan New York, January 23

    Mr. Weinstein has started to assemble a “dream team” of powerhouse lawyers to handle his sexual assault case, most of whom have represented celebrity clients.

  30. Supreme Court Will Review New York City Gun Law U.S., January 22

    It is the court’s first Second Amendment case in nearly a decade and most likely means the court will start exploring and perhaps expanding gun rights.

  31. How the Irish Won Their Freedom Opinion, January 21

    A century ago, Irish nationalists broke from Britain — and set the mold for decades of independence movements.

  32. Trademark Fight Over Vulgar Term’s ‘Phonetic Twin’ Heads to Supreme Court U.S., January 21

    Two years ago, the court struck down a ban on disparaging trademarks. Now, in a case about a clothing line’s name, it will consider what to do about scandalous ones.