The Abyssinian spring in Ethiopia has entered a critical phase.
The justices are considering a constitutional challenge to an unusual oversight board created by Congress to sort out the island’s debt.
Robert Bilott was a corporate defense lawyer when a stranger shared a theory about why his cows were dying. “Exposure” is his story of what happened next.
A new petition asks the justices to rule quickly, before the next election, on whether members of the Electoral College may vote their consciences.
He’s a tireless catalyst of conflict with the right’s opponents.
Judges in three states ruled against a policy that would withhold green cards to immigrants who receive public assistance such as Medicaid. Another judge ruled on border wall funding.
His emerging constitutional doctrine leaves no room for the House or the courts.
The patriots of the civil rights movement spoke truth to power. We can do it again.
Two ways that Democrats in the House can match the White House’s aggressive tactics.
What will access to abortion look like under the new conservative majority?
And should Democrats pack the Supreme Court?
Paul D. Petersen, Maricopa County’s assessor, arranged for women from the Marshall Islands to fly to the United States to give birth at taxpayers’ expense, prosecutors said.
At its core, it is born out of the cold calculation that President Trump probably cannot stop the Democrat-led House from impeaching him.
With rules, rigor and resolution.
He is pressing a no-cooperation approach that has substantial political risks and potentially far-reaching constitutional ramifications.
The Supreme Court will consider that question next week.
The White House wants to reshape the terms of the impeachment political debate.
With a full-on confrontation between the House and the president, no simple resolution is available.
When reality is inconvenient, reinvent it.
Newly declassified files reveal a secret court fight over the F.B.I.’s procedures for searching for Americans’ messages within a warrantless surveillance program’s repository.
The justices could take up a case on whether the president can fire the heads of independent agencies like the Fed.
A confusing 1972 decision allowed convictions by split verdicts in state courts, though not federal ones. The justices struggled with whether to overrule it.
A judge rejected Mr. Collins’s argument that the “speech or debate” clause shielded materials in his insider-trading case from a Justice Department inquiry.
The city’s leader announced an emergency law to restore order. It was a deliberate provocation.
They are not partisans but stewards of our constitutional democracy.
The case will test the constitutionality of an admitting-privileges law that could reduce the number of clinics in the state one.
After children died from toxic water, he defended the conglomerate Beatrice Foods in a case that became the basis of the book and movie “A Civil Action.”
Similar laws have been blocked in other states. Conservatives hope the Supreme Court will ultimately decide to weaken or overturn the constitutional right to an abortion.
As both sides prepare for a potential Senate impeachment showdown, the focus is on how quickly Republicans might move to jettison the accusations.
The president dissolved Congress. Congress suspended the president. Now the vice president has renounced. Here’s what you need to know to understand the dysfunction roiling Peru.
The mixed ruling gave both supporters and opponents a chance to declare victory on an issue that has bubbled up occasionally for more than a decade.
The federal judiciary has worked in recent years to better address the harassment and abuse of employees.
Readers react positively to an editorial laying out the case for a congressional inquiry into President Trump’s actions, and respond to other opinion essays on impeachment.
The president isn’t mentioned in just-released documents. Still, the thick file is a timely reminder of the unusual realm his feared mentor inhabited.
To the founding fathers, foreign influence on an American president was an abiding fear and a basis for impeachment.
The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution provide a handy guide.
Trump sees the Ukraine call as a “nothing” because he has spent his entire adult life skirting, mocking, ignoring or breaking the law.
If there was a national scandal — Watergate, Iran-contra, “Monica-gate,” the Snowden affair — he got the call. His deal making was legend.
And may have awakened a long-dormant Congress.
There has to be a reason for official decisions beyond “because we say so.”
An impeachment inquiry is nothing to celebrate. Still, it is evidence of what’s right being put ahead of what’s expedient.
In Massachusetts she wrote landmark decisions on family law and gender equality that were widely cited across the country. And she quietly recruited many women to the bench.
The White House released a reconstructed transcript that showed President Trump urged Ukraine’s leader to contact Attorney General William Barr about opening an inquiry tied to Joseph R. Biden Jr. Two intelligence officials referred Mr. Trump’s activity to the Justice Dept. for a possible criminal inquiry. It declined to open one.
A whistle-blower’s private expressions of concern about President Trump’s actions kicked off an extraordinary series of revelations that have prompted Democrats in Congress to officially begin an impeachment inquiry.
In a frequently lighthearted conversation, the chief justice also discussed classic rock and whether he could best Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the gym.
Trump was always unfit, but that’s not enough.
Ms. Pelosi addressed the nation to lay out the rationale for an impeachment inquiry.
We must avoid doing long-term harm to the president’s ability to conduct foreign policy and protect our nation.
The inquiry into President Trump has the potential to reshape his presidency. Here’s how impeachment works.
Four reasons the president might welcome articles of impeachment.
The House speaker’s hesitation on impeachment empowers a lawless president.
Congress and the Trump administration are in a standoff over a secret complaint related to President Trump and Ukraine.
They fear that if they stick to the rules, they will lose everything. Their behavior is a threat to democratic stability.
From McCarthyism to the mob to Trump, Cohn enabled evil. Why did elites embrace him?
The practice, which the bureau says is vital to counterterrorism efforts, casts a much wider net than previously disclosed, newly released documents show.
With Democrats in control, the House gave the long-suffering movement for statehood a hearing for the first time in more than 20 years.
Jimmy Carter seems to think there should be an age limit for the highest office.
“The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today.
The premise of Trumpist populism is that the political preferences of a shrinking minority of citizens matter more than democracy.