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  1. A Supreme Court Decision That Was a Wild Card Summary, Yesterday

    The Supreme Court’s decision on sports betting could reshape reporting on sports, business and New Jersey for years to come.

  2. The Supreme Court v. Your Paycheck Op Ed, Yesterday

    We’re talking about real money.

  3. Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions Washington, May 21

    The vote was 5 to 4, with the court’s more conservative justices in the majority. The court’s decision could affect some 25 million employment contracts.

  4. Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Workers Op Ed, May 21

    Employees who are underpaid, harassed or discriminated against have been left to press their cases alone in arbitration.

  5. Indian Tribes Dig In to Gain Their Share of Sports Betting Sports, May 21

    As state governments develop plans to introduce sports betting, some American Indian tribes in the casino business are working to make sure they’re dealt in.

  6. Supreme Court Rules for Death Row Inmate Betrayed by His Lawyer Washington, May 14

    The justices also decided that drivers of rented cars not listed on the rental agreements do not lose their constitutional right to privacy.

  7. Supreme Court Ruling Favors Sports Betting Washington, May 14

    The case concerned New Jersey, but it has implications for other states eager to allow and tax sports gambling. Americans are estimated to annually place $150 billion in illegal wagers on sports.

  8. A Sports Gambling Ban Was Overturned, but Can You Bet on Tonight’s Game? Metro, May 14

    Though a Supreme Court decision Monday handed a victory to New Jersey, it may be a while before bets can be placed there — or elsewhere.

  9. Will the Supreme Court Scrutinize Solitary Confinement? One Justice Offers a Map Washington, May 14

    In 1979, an appeals court judge named Anthony Kennedy ruled that prisoners have a right to a little fresh air. Now he and his fellow justices could decide a similar case.

  10. When Jurors Are Silenced Editorial, May 10

    Louisiana has a chance to get rid of a racist 19th-century rule that allows nonunanimous juries to convict.

  11. How the Supreme Court Grasps Religion Op Ed, May 10

    We’ll soon find out as the justices prepare to rule on the travel ban and a baker who refused to accommodate a same-sex wedding.

  12. Ninja Supreme Court Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Fun With Fame Arts & Leisure, May 9

    The star of the documentary “RBG” has embraced her popularity as another tool in her effort to help women advance.

  13. Green Slime on the Taj Mahal? Court Blames Slow, Botched Cleanup Foreign, May 9

    India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday reprimanded the Archaeological Survey of India for failing to protect the Taj Mahal from dirty feet and insects.

  14. In ‘RBG,’ the Life and Times of a Beloved and Controversial Supreme Court Justice Weekend, May 3

    How Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the second woman named to the Supreme Court and the first justice to become a pop-culture phenomenon.

  15. After Garland Defeat, New Group Hopes to Draw Democrats to Judicial Battlefield Washington, May 3

    The founding of Demand Justice, which aims to persuade liberals to approach judicial fights with the same passion as conservatives, comes as President Trump is focused on remaking the federal courts.

  16. Iowa Lawmakers Pass Abortion Bill With Roe v. Wade in Sights National, May 2

    If Gov. Kim Reynolds, a Republican, signs the bill, it is sure to trigger a court battle. Supporters want to see it reach the Supreme Court.

  17. Mueller’s Questions Point to What Trouble Trump Is In Op Ed, May 2

    They leave little doubt that the president is in serious jeopardy, particularly regarding obstruction of justice.

  18. ‘There’s No Reason to Apologize’ for Muslim Ban Remarks, Trump Says Washington, April 30

    The statement appeared to undercut an argument that Solicitor General Noel J. Francisco made before the Supreme Court, one that the Justice Department now says included a factual error.

  19. Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Death Penalty and Class Actions Washington, April 30

    Among the newly accepted cases is an appeal from a death row inmate with a rare medical condition he says will cause excruciating pain if he is given a lethal injection.

  20. #GorsuchStyle Garners a Gusher of Groans. But Is His Writing Really That Bad? Washington, April 30

    Twitter users have created a hashtag to mock the newest Supreme Court justice’s prose, but an algorithm-driven study found it pleasingly informal and accessible.

  21. Please Stay, Justice Kennedy. America Needs You. Editorial, April 28

    Your departure right now from the Supreme Court would have dire consequences for the country.

  22. The Supreme Court and the New Civil War Op Ed, April 26

    The battle between the White House and blue states raises questions about the limits of federal authority.

  23. Courts Give Trump a Possible Path Through a Legal Minefield on Immigration Washington, April 25

    Developments on the president’s travel ban and efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program signal that he could find a new way to counter the legal resistance to his crackdown.

  24. Listen to ‘The Daily’: Trump’s Travel Ban Goes to the Supreme Court Podcasts, April 26

    In considering the restrictions, the justices seem focused on one question: Should the president’s authority have anything to do with his personal beliefs?

  25. Supreme Court Arguments on Trump’s Travel Ban: Annotated Excerpts Washington, April 25

    Was President Trump’s travel ban too broad? Did it amount to a ‘Muslim ban’? Is it the courts’ place to second-guess the president? This and other questions were among those that the Supreme Court contended with.

  26. Key Justices Seem Skeptical of Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Washington, April 25

    By the end of the argument, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready to defer to the president’s national security judgments and discount his campaign promises to impose a “Muslim ban.”

  27. Supreme Court Continues to Narrow the Meaning of Obstruction Business, April 24

    A recent ruling reinforced a message that it’s not enough to show that conduct may have had some tangential impact on a case like the investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election.

  28. Supreme Court Weighs Claims That Texas Voting Maps Discriminate Against Minorities Washington, April 24

    The court heard arguments in a long and winding case about whether congressional and state legislative districts were drawn to discriminate.

  29. Supreme Court Bars Human Rights Suits Against Foreign Corporations Washington, April 24

    Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said such suits should require explicit congressional authorization, with Justice Sonia Sotomayor countering that the court had created a double standard for corporations.

  30. Supreme Court Upholds Procedure That’s Said to Combat ‘Patent Trolls’ Washington, April 24

    The justices ruled that the proceedings, which opponents say usurp the role of the federal courts, were a permissible way for the agency that administers patents to fix its mistakes.

  31. New Jersey Ruling Could Reignite Battle Over Church-State Separation Metro, April 24

    A decision by the state’s Supreme Court barring church use of county grants for historic preservation could have national ramifications.

  32. Republicans to the Court: Strike Down the Travel Ban Op Ed, April 23

    President Trump violated the principle of separation of powers enshrined in the Constitution with his ban.