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  1. The Abortion Wars, Part 2: The Illinois Option Podcasts, Yesterday

    As neighboring states move to limit abortion access, Illinois is trying to protect it. We spent a day with three women at an abortion clinic there.

  2. The Abortion Wars, Part 1: The Last Clinic in Missouri Podcasts, April 17

    As Missouri cracks down on abortion access, we visited the only clinic in the state that still performs the procedure.

  3. El-Sisi Could Stay in Power Until 2030 Under Egypt Plan World, April 16

    The vote was seen by critics as another step back to authoritarianism, eight years after a pro-democracy uprising ended Hosni Mubarak’s three-decade rule.

  4. The Moral Complexities of Working With Julian Assange Podcasts, April 15

    We spoke with a New York Times reporter who collaborated with WikiLeaks about the ethical dilemmas involved in doing so.

  5. Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police Interactive, April 13

    The tech giant records people’s locations worldwide. Now, investigators are using it to find suspects and witnesses near crimes, running the risk of snaring the innocent.

  6. Is Assange’s Arrest a Threat to the Free Press? Opinion, April 11

    He deserves his fate, but it sets a dangerous precedent.

  7. Jacob A. Stein, an Eminence Among Washington Lawyers, Dies at 94 Obituaries, April 11

    He won a rare Watergate acquittal, gained immunity for Monica Lewinsky to testify against President Clinton and, in the Reagan years, investigated Edwin Meese.

  8. Retiring as a Judge, Trump’s Sister Ends Court Inquiry Into Her Role in Tax Dodges U.S., April 10

    Maryanne Trump Barry faced complaints of judicial misconduct after a New York Times investigation found she had engaged in fraudulent tax schemes with her siblings.

  9. Another Day, Another ‘Acting’ Cabinet Secretary as Trump Skirts Senate U.S., April 8

    President Trump has named a new “acting” secretary for homeland security, another in a series of temporary appointments that avoid a confirmation fight with Congress.

  10. Is the U.S. a Democracy? A Social Studies Battle Turns on the Nation’s Values U.S., April 7

    Michigan spent five years debating how to teach American history. One of the biggest questions was how to describe the nation’s government.

  11. Chris Darden, O.J. Simpson Prosecutor, Is Now Defending the Suspect in Nipsey Hussle’s Killing U.S., April 5

    After the trial in which he made O.J. Simpson put on the bloody glove, Mr. Darden has worked as a law professor and has helped write several legal thrillers.

  12. In Altering Debate Time, Senate Steadily Hands Reins to Majority Party U.S., April 4

    A strong-armed rules change that reduces debate time over nominees continues the Senate’s steady erosion of once sacrosanct minority rights.

  13. Jones Day Law Firm Is Sued for Pregnancy and Gender Discrimination by 6 Women Business, April 3

    The firm is accused of engaging in gender and pregnancy discrimination by underpaying female lawyers, thwarting their advancement and pushing them out once they have children.

  14. Rancor and Raw Emotion Surface in Supreme Court Death Penalty Ruling U.S., April 1

    In a 5-to-4 decision, the justices ruled against an inmate with a rare medical condition and debated the ground rules for capital punishment.

  15. Trump’s Acts Show the Urgent Need to Curb the Imperial Presidency Opinion, April 1

    The end of the Mueller investigation reveals that post-Watergate guardrails set up against executive overreach have been smashed and need replacing.

  16. Brexit is Messy. London’s Lawyers Are Cashing In. Business, March 31

    Britain’s complicated exit from the European Union has rattled corporations around the world. And that means lawyers are pulling in clients and profit.

  17. When Joe Biden Voted to Let States Overturn Roe v. Wade U.S., March 29

    Mr. Biden voted for a constitutional amendment to allow individual states to overturn Roe in 1982, then later voted against it. His back-and-forth over abortion has been a hallmark of his career.

  18. House Fails to Override Trump Veto, Preserving National Emergency Order U.S., March 26

    The House failed to reach the two-thirds majority needed to overturn President Trump’s veto of a resolution that would have ended the national emergency declaration.

  19. House Fails to Override Trump’s Veto, Preserving National Emergency Order U.S., March 26

    The 248-to-181 vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed, shifting the fight over the president’s emergency declaration to the courts.

  20. Our Constitutional Emergency Opinion, March 26

    As the House attempts to override President Trump’s first veto, we the people aren’t holding up our end of the bargain, either.

  21. Thaksin Shinawatra: The Election in Thailand Was Rigged Opinion, March 25

    The junta is ready to destroy an entire system just to stay in power.

  22. Second-Class Justice in the Military Opinion, March 20

    Very few court-martial appeals can make it to the Supreme Court. Congress should fix that.