The generational divide on returning to the office is not neatly drawn. For some young professionals, even in a pandemic, showing up is more than half the battle.
Two of the justices want to revisit a landmark decision for free expression. They may soon get the chance.
How the political struggles waged by Black Americans forged U.S. democracy — and what we can learn from them.
Breon S. Peace, who went to high school in Crown Heights, is taking over as top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn at a precarious moment.
The Biden administration had asked the court to block the law. State officials called the request procedurally flawed, saying the court was powerless to grant it.
The workers had asked the Supreme Court to block the mandate based on their religious objections while their legal challenge moved forward.
Public attitudes have hardly changed since Roe v. Wade was decided nearly 50 years ago.
Glimpses of a post-Roe world in Oklahoma.
The case raises novel constitutional questions about the scope of an ex-president’s executive privilege powers if the current president disagrees.
The unsigned decisions, without noted dissents, indicated that the court continued to support the widely criticized doctrine of qualified immunity.
The best-selling author, whose new book, “The Judge’s List,” is about a murderous member of the bench, talks about the Supreme Court, wrongful convictions and what it means to be “review-proof.”
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reaffirmed its reversal of a lower judge’s ruling that blocked the law while the federal courts weigh its constitutionality.
Singapore’s pandemic caution.
These justices are courting disaster for the rest of us.
Poland argues that its courts should supersede the bloc’s top court. The E.U. sharply disagrees.
The ruling challenges the supremacy of European law, a cornerstone of the continent’s push for an “ever closer union” since it began more than 60 years ago.
Damian Williams, an unassuming figure with stellar credentials, is now the most powerful federal law enforcement official in Manhattan.
The 14th Amendment offers a way out.
One of the two, Damian Williams, will be the first Black person to lead the powerful U.S. attorney’s office for New York’s Southern District.
The justices will soon take on some of the most divisive topics in the U.S. amid concern about how politicized the institution has become.
Justices who once derided judicial “meddling” are now meddlers themselves.
The court, which is dominated by six Republican appointees, will confront a charged docket, including a case asking it to overrule Roe v. Wade.
John Eastman was a little-known but respected conservative lawyer. Then he became influential with Donald Trump — and counseled him on how to retain power after losing the election.
Readers mostly disagree with a column by Michelle Goldberg that suggests that we are, and she responds to their critiques.
The problem of the "constitutional majority" in American politics.
The Justice Department said the law was intended to “violate the Constitution,” and asked for it to be suspended while the courts determine if it is legal.
President Kais Saied named Najla Bouden Romdhan, the country’s first female prime minister. But it may do little to dispel fears he is moving toward one-man rule of the nation where the Arab Spring began.
The former president continues to pose a threat because our political imagination fails us.
A bad tweet reveals a rift over gender and reproduction.
Political polarization turned a tool for fiscal responsibility into a recipe for economic calamity.
The mandate, which affects well over 150,000 people working in the nation’s largest school system, was set to go into effect on Monday at midnight.
Seven proposals for Amendment No. 28.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which overturned Mr. Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, explained why the actor should not have been charged in the case. Read the opinion.
St. Theresa School argued in a court document that it was the school’s First Amendment right to fire the pregnant teacher.
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.
Depending on how the Supreme Court decides a Mississippi abortion case, access to legal abortion could be restricted in large parts of the country.
When a secretive start-up scraped the internet to build a facial-recognition tool, it tested a legal and ethical limit — and blew the future of privacy in America wide open.
A detailed look at each stage of the impeachment process of former President Trump.
The Georgia pastor will be just the 11th Black U.S. senator. His victory came amid an attempt to delegitimize election results — a pattern for more than a 150 years.
In a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Vice President Mike Pence rejected the possibility of stripping President Trump of his powers through the 25th Amendment.
Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation has tilted the high court's ideological balance. What should the court’s future be, and who gets to decide it?
Abortion access would decline in large regions of the country, a new data analysis shows.
With an eye toward protecting the Republican majority, Senator Mitch McConnell is preparing a serious review of impeachment articles he sees as unavoidable.
The nation’s ideals are under attack, and it is up to all of us to defend them.
The special counsel’s rationale for demurring on the question of obstruction of justice stood in stark contrast to that of the attorney general, William P. Barr.
Will the court be able to avoid mirroring the country’s polarization?
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York approved landmark legislation creating a commission to investigate misconduct by prosecutors. District attorneys vowed to fight it in court.
A Wisconsin election brings double disappointment for Democrats.
A strong-armed rules change that reduces debate time over nominees continues the Senate’s steady erosion of once sacrosanct minority rights.
Since the coup in 2014, Thailand’s military has put in a new Constitution and election system, giving it huge advantages even as votes are still being tabulated.
A federal appeals panel will soon rule on whether President Trump violated the First Amendment when he blocked people on Twitter.
Prepublication review of the writings of current and former federal employees violates their First Amendment rights.
The end of the Mueller investigation reveals that post-Watergate guardrails set up against executive overreach have been smashed and need replacing.
It is still unclear why the special counsel’s office did not render a judgment on whether President Trump illegally obstructed the Russia inquiry.
Justices will be reviewing the case of North Carolina, where Republicans drew a map to maximize their power in the House. Plaintiffs challenging the map say it’s unconstitutional.
Around the nation, local sheriffs and others have pushed back against new gun restrictions. “This is just a gun-grab measure,” said one New Mexico sheriff.
Six couples from one section in the 1979 Harvard Law class married, and they remain married today. They offer some advice for lawyer couples.
Parliament wants to extend the president's term. The people may not agree.