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  1. Supreme Court to Rule on Whether Much of Oklahoma Is an Indian Reservation U.S., Yesterday

    The court was poised to decide the question in its last term but appeared to have deadlocked.

  2. Supreme Court Weighs Role of Jury in Death Penalty Case U.S., December 11

    An Arizona death row inmate was granted a new sentencing to consider evidence of childhood abuse. The justices examined whether that required a hearing in a trial court.

  3. U.S. Troops Could Soon Be Able to Sue Over Medical Blunders U.S., December 11

    A must-pass spending bill in Congress would loosen the Feres doctrine, a bar to suing the government for injuries sustained on active duty. It is named for a heroic World War II paratrooper.

  4. Supreme Court May Back Insurers in $12 Billion Obamacare Case U.S., December 10

    The justices weighed whether the federal government may walk away from a commitment to shield insurance companies from losses.

  5. Supreme Court Lets Kentucky Abortion Ultrasound Law Take Effect U.S., December 9

    The law requires doctors to show and describe ultrasounds to women seeking abortions. Challengers said it violated the First Amendment.

  6. Violent Protests and Free Speech: Who’s to Blame for an Officer’s Injuries? U.S., December 9

    The A.C.L.U. asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal from DeRay Mckesson, a Black Lives Matter activist sued by a Louisiana police officer.

  7. Release of Trump’s Banking Records Delayed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg U.S., December 6

    The stay came three days after a lower court had ordered Deutsche Bank and Capital One to turn over President Trump’s financial records to Congress.

  8. Supreme Court Won’t Allow Federal Executions to Resume U.S., December 6

    The Trump administration had asked the justices to overturn a trial judge’s ruling that blocked the first four federal executions scheduled in nearly two decades.

  9. Supreme Court to Decide if a State Can Consider Political Affiliation in Appointing Judges U.S., December 6

    Delaware tries to achieve partisan balance on its courts. A federal appeals said that violates the First Amendment.

  10. Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Bar Release of His Financial Records U.S., December 5

    The justices will soon say whether they will hear the case, about a House subpoena, along with one concerning a subpoena from Manhattan prosecutors.

  11. Supreme Court Considers Fight Over Superfund Site in Montana U.S., December 3

    The justices seemed wary of letting landowners sue the Atlantic Richfield Company to force it to do more than a federal cleanup plan requires.

  12. How Far Can Cities Go to Police the Homeless? Boise Tests the Limit Business, December 3

    A decade-old legal fight shapes a mayoral race and offers the Supreme Court a chance to weigh in.

  13. The Justices Should Drop This Case Opinion, December 2

    The New York gun law now before the Supreme Court has already been rendered moot.

  14. Second Amendment Case May Fizzle Out at the Supreme Court U.S., December 2

    Arguments in the court’s first case on the scope of the Second Amendment in nearly a decade focused on whether the repeal of a New York law made the case moot.

  15. After Long Gap, Supreme Court Poised to Break Silence on Gun Rights U.S., December 2

    Following a change in personnel, the court could expand the scope of Second Amendment rights and chastise lower courts that have upheld gun control laws.

  16. Why Republicans Will Sidestep Their Garland Rule for the Court in 2020 U.S., November 29

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare raised the question of how the Senate would handle a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year.

  17. Can the S.E.C. Force Repayment of Ill-Gotten Gains? Business, November 29

    The regulator will argue before the Supreme Court that judges can order a defendant to disgorge money obtained by fraud or insider trading.

  18. Conservative Hypocrisy Makes Its Case at the Supreme Court Opinion, November 26

    Lawyers on the right are advancing arguments they once rejected on principle.

  19. The Curious Case of Aurelius Capital v. Puerto Rico Magazine, November 26

    How a hedge fund’s efforts to take the island territory to the cleaners wound up before the Supreme Court — with ordinary Puerto Ricans arguing in the hedge fund’s favor.

  20. Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Disclosure of Trump’s Financial Records U.S., November 25

    The court set a brisk briefing schedule in the case, which concerns a subpoena from a House committee.

  21. Supreme Court Acts in Campaign Finance and Libel Cases U.S., November 25

    The court also turned away an appeal from Adnan Syed, whose case was the subject of the first season of the podcast “Serial.”

  22. ‘Serial’ Podcast Case Is Declined by Supreme Court U.S., November 25

    The justices left in place a ruling by Maryland’s highest court denying Adnan Syed a new trial in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.

  23. Can Trump Challenge His Impeachment in the Supreme Court? U.S., November 25

    The president has vowed to ask the justices to intercede, but the Constitution and precedents are against him.

  24. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital U.S., November 24

    The justice, 86, who was treated for chills and a fever, has had a series of health scares in the past year.

  25. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized U.S., November 23

    The justice was admitted after experiencing chills and a fever and expects to be released as early as Sunday morning, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.

  26. Justice Dept. Urges Supreme Court to Back Trump in Tax Records Case U.S., November 22

    In a friend-of-the-court brief, the department urged the justices to hear the president’s appeal in a clash with Manhattan prosecutors.

  27. Supreme Court Urged to Allow Release of Trump’s Financial Records U.S., November 21

    A House committee and prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed the records.

  28. Can the Supreme Court Save Itself? Opinion, November 21

    Two cases threaten to reinforce its image as a political captive of the Trump administration.

  29. The Left Shouldn’t Freak Out About Trump’s Judges (Yet) Opinion, November 21

    The federal appeals courts are not irretrievably lost for liberals.

  30. Barr Bridges the Reagan Revolution and Trump on Executive Power U.S., November 18

    The attorney general wrapped his maximalist vision of executive power around an embattled president.

  31. Chief Justice Gives Trump Temporary Reprieve in Financial Records Case U.S., November 18

    John Roberts blocked an appeals court ruling requiring disclosure of the records while the Supreme Court considers how to proceed.

  32. Supreme Court to Hear Google and Oracle Copyright Case U.S., November 15

    The justices agreed to decide whether the search giant was liable for billions in a dispute over its Android operating system.

  33. Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Block Release of His Financial Records U.S., November 15

    The new case, about a subpoena from a House committee, follows one arising from a grand jury subpoena from Manhattan prosecutors.

  34. Kavanaugh Recalls His Confirmation at Conservative Legal Group’s Annual Gala U.S., November 14

    A year after his brutal confirmation hearings, the justice returned to the spotlight before a friendly audience.

  35. Trump Asks Supreme Court to Bar Release of His Tax Returns U.S., November 14

    A fight over a Manhattan grand jury subpoena could yield a major decision on presidential power.