A woman who is 20 weeks pregnant, and whose fetus has been diagnosed with a deadly condition, is suing for an abortion under a medical exception to the state’s bans.
How the G.O.P. can come up with a new approach to the politics of the issue.
She stands as a shining example of how women — everyone, really — can approach life and work.
He had a client list that included a police officer accused of assault, a congressman caught up in a scandal, mobsters and former President Trump.
Since her retirement in 2006, the court has dismantled her key rulings on abortion, affirmative action and campaign finance.
During a crucial period in American law — when abortion, affirmative action, sex discrimination and voting rights were on the docket — she was the most powerful woman in the country.
TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, has been locked in a legal battle with Montana since the state passed the ban in April.
Steven Sadow’s minimalist approach in the racketeering case against his client has created some dramatic tension, but his silence may be coming to an end.
The justices heard arguments over whether the Constitution allows the agency to pursue enforcement actions before its own judges instead of in federal courts.
Readers worry about Donald Trump’s plans if elected — or not elected. Also: Pro-Palestinian students; Mideast myths; standards for prosecutors; neoliberalism today.
Why Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was added to the Constitution and remains relevant.
Legal challenges are pending across the country against a federal law that prevents medical marijuana users from buying or owning firearms.
The rulings in Maryland and Oregon come amid a shifting legal landscape in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that has imposed new limits on gun regulation.
The first estimate of births since Dobbs found that almost a quarter of women who would have gotten abortions carried their pregnancies to term.
This term largely revolves around a single question: Will our government retain the capacity to address the most pressing issues of our time?
A state judge ruled last week that the former president had engaged in insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, but allowed him to remain on the ballot.
A challenge to district maps that have locked in Republican control of the Legislature was argued on Tuesday before a State Supreme Court with a new 4-to-3 liberal majority.
The legal profession has stood largely silent on assaults on America’s democracy. The situation will grow worse if Trump returns to the White House.
The next big Second Amendment case, after one on domestic violence, could be about whether the government can disarm a man who lied to get food stamps.
A federal appeals court panel is weighing how to balance the former president’s free-speech rights against insulating prosecutors, court personnel and potential witnesses from intimidation.
A district court judge ruled that former President Donald J. Trump “engaged in insurrection” but said the disqualification clause of the 14th Amendment did not apply to him.
Utilizar el Departamento de Justicia para vengarse de sus adversarios y aumentar la represión a los inmigrantes serían algunas de las prioridades de Trump si regresa a la Casa Blanca.
Antidemocratic attitudes run deep within the Republican Party.
Florida education officials moved to ban chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine, but critics say it’s a clear cut violation of the First Amendment.
A federal judge in Orlando ruled that the law violated the First Amendment, saying it was “specifically designed to suppress the speech of drag queen performers.”
The causes Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has championed have brought him admiration, criticism — and tens of millions of dollars.
The decision could rip a hole in Berlin’s budget and complicate the transition to a greener economy.
Overturning Roe changed politics. Overturning affirmative action did not.
Donald J. Trump and his allies are already laying the groundwork for a possible second Trump presidency, forging plans for an even more extreme agenda than his first term.
The ruling notches a preliminary victory for Donald Trump in a nationwide battle over his eligibility to run for president again, even as he faces a wave of legal scrutiny in other cases.
Checks and balances are for losers.
He appointed judges who overturned Roe, but his vague statements on the issue may give him some leeway with voters.
The revelation came in a statement that the lawyer, Jenna Ellis, gave to prosecutors in Fulton County, Ga., after she pleaded guilty in the election interference case there.
The Roberts court’s commitment to history and tradition leads to decisions that reflect a constitutional order made with men in mind.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit agreed with a lower-court ruling that the latest congressional map very likely diluted the power of Black voters.
John Ray held news conferences championing the victims for years as law enforcement dragged its feet. Now, he’s a magnet for information.
The Judiciary Committee postponed votes to issue subpoenas for benefactors of Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito after Republicans threatened a politically charged fight.
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez’s agreement with Catalan separatists will likely keep him in power, but it has provoked an upheaval.
In rejecting a petition arguing that former President Donald J. Trump was ineligible, the Minnesota Supreme Court did not rule on the merits and said the claims could be filed again later.
Election results from Tuesday showed that Democrats, independents and even some moderate Republicans can coalesce around the issue.
The State Constitution will protect access to the procedure. The ballot result sends a strong signal that voters are still angry about the demise of Roe.
See results for key races in the Nov. 7 general election.
The outcome is being closely watched by Democrats and Republicans looking to measure the strength of voter anger over the loss of federal abortion protections.
The court, whose gun rights decision last year set a new historical legal standard, will consider whether the government may disarm people subject to restraining orders for domestic abuse.
A decision in the case could extend far beyond domestic abuse by clarifying the scope of a court ruling last year on gun rights.
The justices will hear arguments on Tuesday on whether the government can disarm people subject to restraining orders for domestic abuse.
Zackey Rahimi has vowed “to stay away from all firearms and weapons” in a case that could expand gun rights protections, but advocates say he is not an ideal poster boy for the Second Amendment.
A reporter for The Daily Southtown received three citations from the government of Calumet City, Ill., but the city said that it would dismiss them after hearing from the media company’s lawyer.
A 72-year-old city councilwoman in Texas, accused of misplacing a document, says she was the victim of retaliation for exercising her First Amendment rights.
Even pro-firearms politicians are absent in the briefs supporting a lawsuit to make it harder to keep weapons out of abusers’ hands.
The case is the second one this term asking the justices to decide when government activity crosses the line to become coercion forbidden by the First Amendment.
A Fifth Circuit panel partly upheld restrictions on the Biden administration’s communications with online platforms about their content.
After making little progress with Republican leaders at the White House on Tuesday, the president previewed two possible endgames to resolve a debt-limit standoff.
Two criminal defendants have asked the Supreme Court to decide whether remote testimony against them violated the Sixth Amendment’s confrontation clause.
Recent orders suggest that the justices are thinking of dismissing cases involving the “independent state legislature” theory and Title 42, an immigration measure imposed during the pandemic.
The justices, who had been set to hear arguments on March 1, acted after the Biden administration filed a brief saying that the measure would soon be moot.
The unanimous ruling was the first one summarized by a justice since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and an indication that the court is off to a slow start this term.
At issue is Title 42, a public health measure invoked by the Trump administration during the pandemic to block migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
The justices left in place an injunction blocking the Biden administration’s authority to forgive up to $20,000 in debt per borrower.
A pair of prominent headlines highlights the reversals.
We all know what happened with summer 2020. Then 2021 was dampened by Delta. This year, any anticipated return to revelry has been hampered by … *waves hands at everything.* Is there hope for enjoying the once fun season?
School is out for the summer — but in some cases, so are the bosses.
School is out for the summer — but in some cases, so are the bosses.
Readers call for more openness and discuss judicial restraint and the justices’ religious beliefs. Also: Mask decisions; Twitter’s dark side; skipping school.