“‘Why do you think that, at 67, I would start a career as a dictator?’” President Kais Saied said in a meeting with The New York Times, quoting Charles de Gaulle. He vowed to preserve hard-fought rights.
Readers discuss an editorial defending a New Jersey woman’s right to display crude political banners.
Senate Democrats who won’t give up the filibuster to secure voting rights are fooling themselves.
The state’s attorney general is asking the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Judith Mogul, a special counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was a central figure in at least one of the harassment complaints against the governor.
The court decision that reversed the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby has prompted an unusual level of legal debate about the appropriate parameters of appellate review.
A federal judge eviscerated arguments by more than 40 state attorneys general that Facebook had a monopoly.
A New Jersey woman can leave her banners as is after a ruling that the American Civil Liberties Union hailed as a victory for free speech.
The generals, politicians and dreamers who made America didn’t always like what they’d wrought.
My office reopened at the height of the pandemic. We’ve thrived.
The justices should be less central to our politics and our constitutional order.
The case, to be argued in the fall, will give the court’s newly expanded conservative majority its first chance to consider the future of abortion rights.
The two-year House term has profound consequences for our government — and too many of them are negative.
A three-judge panel ruled that courts did not have jurisdiction under the Constitution to wade into the House’s rules and procedures.
A court battle has begun over the state’s effort to turn its citizenry into an anti-abortion Stasi.
The Justice Department should choose accountability for Mo Brooks and others over neutrality.
She fought for a more compassionate health care system, bringing an extensive knowledge of policy and even more extensive firsthand experience as a patient.
A late bloomer in law school, he founded a constitutional rights clinic to guard against government overreach and was a longtime general counsel at the A.C.L.U.
L. Lin Wood and other lawyers are now trying to minimize the roles they played after the 2020 election.
Other countries have faced similar challenges, often with poor results, from protracted limbo to, in the worst cases, civil war.
An anticipated brief, filed under seal, is said to take no position on whether the Constitution’s due process clause protects detainees.
One department official was reassigned, and lawyers still lack remote access to case files, leading to delays with lawsuits.
Despite the interim prime minister’s claim that he is in charge after the president’s assassination, a volatile political situation poses yet another challenge to democracies in the Western Hemisphere.
Aunque el primer ministro interino afirma que tiene el control del gobierno después del magnicidio del presidente, la volátil situación política del país plantea otro desafío a las democracias del hemisferio occidental.
A court case is said to have prompted an internal dispute over whether to say that wartime prisoners at the naval base have due process rights.
We just came off the celebration of Juneteenth, but July 9 should also be held in high regard.
The ruling in the case, which was brought by the families of the victims, found that the Air Force was “60 percent responsible” for the massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Judd Ehrlich’s documentary charts the increasing radicalization of the National Rifle Association’s rhetoric.
Speaking about “freedom of speech” and the First Amendment — which applies to the government, not to private-sector companies — Mr. Trump called his lawsuit a “very beautiful development.”
How would you like to live in the state of New York City?
The announcement marked a setback for President Emmanuel Macron, who had framed the constitutional change as the symbolic backbone of his environmental policies.
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.