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  1. Biden calls on Congress to extend the federal eviction freeze for one month. Washington, July 29

    The moratorium on residential evictions is scheduled to expire on Saturday.

  2. Mississippi Explains All on Abortion Op Ed, July 29

    The state’s attorney general is asking the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  3. Federal efforts to stave off an eviction crisis gain some momentum. Washington, July 23

    The amount of money sent to tenants in June was greater than the disbursements of the previous two months combined, according to the Treasury Department.

  4. Mississippi asks the Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade. Washington, July 22

    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.

  5. Details on F.B.I. Inquiry Into Kavanaugh Draw Fire From Democrats Washington, July 22

    The F.B.I. said some of the 4,500 tips it received about Justice Brett Kavanaugh were given to the Trump White House, leading some Democrats to call the process a sham.

  6. Federal Judge Blocks Ban on Nearly All Abortions in Arkansas Express, July 21

    The law would have banned the procedure except to save the life of a pregnant woman in a medical emergency.

  7. Cautions as We Move Beyond the War on Drugs Letters, July 19

    Readers discuss an essay by Michael Pollan on devising new policies as states begin to decriminalize drugs. Also: The Olympic Games; predicting Supreme Court decisions.

  8. Texas Tries to Upend the Legal System With Its Abortion Law Op Ed, July 19

    A court battle has begun over the state’s effort to turn its citizenry into an anti-abortion Stasi. 

  9. Trump Suits Against Tech Giants Face Steep First Amendment Hurdles Washington, July 12

    A unanimous 1974 Supreme Court decision said newspapers could not be forced to publish replies from politicians they had criticized.

  10. Banning Abortion Doesn’t Protect Women’s Health Op Ed, July 9

    Black women suffer from reproductive politicking more than other women. 

  11. Did the Supreme Court Just Kill the Voting Rights Act? Op Ed, July 6

    For many advocates, last week’s decision upholding two voting restrictions could scarcely have come at a worse time.

  12. Trump Is Gone, Sort of. The Fireworks Are Still Going Off. Op Ed, July 5

    The Supreme Court, Congress, even the White House — the reverberations are everywhere.

  13. What the Public Thinks About Major Supreme Court Cases This Term Interactive, June 1

    Closely divided opinions on health care, voting, religion and gay rights cases.

  14. A Texas Abortion Law, and the Fight Over Roe Interactive, May 19

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.

  15. How to Fix the Supreme Court Interactive, October 27

    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?

  16. Fill Ginsburg’s Seat Now. Signed, the Democratic Senators of 2016. Interactive, September 21

    Democrats from 2016 make their case against the Democrats of today.

  17. Don’t Fill Ginsburg’s Seat. Signed, the Republican Senators of 2016. Interactive, September 21

    Republicans from 2016 make their case against Republicans of today.

  18. 8 Books on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Interactive, September 21

    If you’d like to create your own shrine to this indefatigable woman of words, these books are the building blocks.

  19. Ginsburg Supreme Court Vacancy Is the Second Closest to a U.S. Election Ever Interactive, September 19

    The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday left an opening on the Supreme Court 46 days before Election Day.

  20. The Major Supreme Court Cases This Term and What the Public Thinks Interactive, June 15

    The public generally supports the politically liberal position in the cases, though Democrats and Republicans are deeply divided over several of them.

  21. U.S. Supreme Court Arguments: Trump’s Financial Records Interactive, May 12

    Reporters for The Times provided live analysis as the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether President Trump can block subpoenas to his accountants and bankers from Congress and New York prosecutors.