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  1. A Trove on the Women’s Suffrage Struggle, Found in an Old Box Arts, Yesterday

    Nearly 100 letters from Susan B. Anthony and others have come to light, in a collection that shows the complex networks that drove the movement.

  2. The Supreme Court Keeps Tinkering With Death Opinion, Yesterday

    Texas is condemning intellectually disabled people using an outdated and unscientific test. The justices were right to strike it down.

  3. Judge Seeks to Clarify Rudy Giuliani’s Role on Gold Trader’s Team N.Y. / Region, March 28

    The hiring of Mr. Giuliani and Michael B. Mukasey has added intrigue to a case that had already emerged as a sharp point of dispute between Turkey and the United States.

  4. The Problems With Originalism Opinion, March 22

    Judge Gorsuch’s preferred theory of constitutional interpretation is self-undermining.

  5. Breakaway Lawyers From Kasowitz Firm Point to Conflicts Dispute Business Day, March 21

    After a court ruling this month, the lawyers say they left because of an internal dispute over conflicts of interest.

  6. Tech Roundup: Will Robots Replace Lawyers? Technology, March 20

    A number of companies are applying artificial intelligence to legal work. But lawyers won’t be obsolete anytime soon.

  7. Half a Cheer for Democracy in Pakistan Opinion, March 20

    Pakistan is finally granting the people of its troubled tribal areas the long-denied right of full citizenship.

  8. Gorsuch’s Collision Course With the Administrative State Opinion, March 20

    He is rightly skeptical about federal agencies making rules by interpreting laws passed by Congress.

  9. A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet. Technology, March 19

    The legal profession relies more and more on automation. But fears that it will be automated out of existence are overblown, researchers say. For now.

  10. The Money Behind Conservative Legal Movement Interactive, March 19

    Tens of millions of dollars flow each year to a collection of non profit groups — from the Federalist Society to the Judicial Crisis Network — that are trying to reshape the federal and state judicial systems. Most of the money moves anonymously, other is disclosed. Here we take a look.

  11. What Gorsuch Has in Common With Liberals Opinion, March 18

    Not all conservatives are originalists, nor are all originalists conservative.

  12. Will Dropping the LSAT Requirement Create More Miserable Lawyers? Opinion, March 18

    If applying gets easier, legal education as an uninspired default could become even more common.

  13. Trump Is Not Above the Courts Opinion, March 16

    The administration’s recent assertion that it is immune from judicial review of its travel bans undermines the Constitution.

  14. A Way to Control Police Spying Opinion, March 15

    A federal judge helped engineer a deal that protects constitutional rights and the New York Police Department’s needs to fight terrorism.

  15. Merkel-Erdogan Dispute Ratchets Up Before Turkish Referendum World, March 9

    Turkey’s president accused Germany of using “Nazi practices” to block him from campaigning to Turks there, a comment the German chancellor said was “unacceptable.”

  16. Harvard Law, Moving to Diversify Applicant Pool, Will Accept GRE Scores Business Day, March 8

    The elite law school, following the University of Arizona law school, seeks to widen its pool of potential students by not requiring the LSAT.

  17. High Court Asked to Limit Detention of Asylum Seekers in Australia for Care World, March 7

    A legal aid group is challenging the extended detention of asylum seekers transferred to Australia from offshore camps for medical treatment or other temporary purposes.

  18. Turkish Referendum Has Country Trading Barbs With Germany Over Free Speech World, March 6

    With the referendum on a knife-edge, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and members of his party are desperate to campaign in Germany among the 1.5 million Turks who are eligible to vote.

  19. Bahrain’s Parliament Approves Military Trials for Civilians World, March 5

    Activists warned that the constitutional change, part of a mounting crackdown on dissent, would in effect place the island under an undeclared state of martial law.

  20. Former Deputy at the Justice Dept. Joins Linklaters Law Firm Business Day, March 5

    Matthew S. Axelrod, the deputy to the acting attorney general, Sally Q. Yates, before she was fired by President Trump, will join the British firm’s white-collar defense practice.

  21. Trump’s Many Shades of Contempt Opinion, March 3

    America as a developing country: The family knows everything, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs knows nothing.