T/supreme-court

  1. A Supreme Court Showdown Could Shrink Unions’ Power Washington, Yesterday

    Workers in a small Illinois town are worried that a Supreme Court decision curbing union power would hurt their community.

  2. How to Liquidate a Failing Bank: DealBook Briefing Business, Yesterday

    The Treasury Department wants to increase the likelihood that a failing bank would be forced into bankruptcy, rather than into a resolution process overseen by the government.

  3. Supreme Court Rules on Terrorism, Whistle-Blowers and Prisoners Washington, February 21

    The justices issued four decisions, including one rejecting a bid to seize Iranian artifacts in a terrorism suit and another limiting whistle-blower protections.

  4. Justices Won’t Hear Case on Waiting Period for Gun Purchases Washington, February 20

    Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying the court had turned the Second Amendment into a “constitutional orphan.”

  5. Will Anthony Kennedy Retire? What Influences a Justice’s Decision Washington, February 19

    Among the factors justices have considered in deciding when to step down are party loyalty, judicial legacy and the next presidential election.

  6. Will the Supreme Court Become Trump’s Enabler? Op Ed, February 15

    The administration’s effort to rush a decision on DACA will test whether a rule-bound court is prepared to stand up to a norm-breaking president.

  7. Court Takes an Activist Role in Pakistan. Not Everyone Sees It as Just. Foreign, February 11

    What some see as the vigorous exercise of justice, others view as a politically motivated effort to cast the governing party in a corrupt and ineffectual light.

  8. The Great Republican Power Grab Editorial, February 8

    It’s not just the partisan gerrymandering. It’s the effort to delegitimize the courts that try to rein it in.

  9. Kyle Duncan Is Unfit to Be a Judge Op Ed, February 8

    My husband wrongly spent 14 years on death row. Kyle Duncan represented the people who put him there.

  10. On Tour With Notorious R.B.G., Judicial Rock Star Washington, February 8

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s off-the-court schedule is full, with at least nine public appearances over three weeks.

  11. Supreme Court Issues Partial Stay in North Carolina Voting Case Washington, February 6

    In the latest battle in the voting wars in North Carolina, the Supreme Court blocked part of a lower court order revising voting districts there.

  12. A Blow Against Gerrymandering Op Ed, February 6

    How to understand Pennsylvania’s flawed map.

  13. Justices Won’t Block Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Decision Washington, February 5

    The Supreme Court, which has been busy with federal cases claiming that voting districts were warped by politics, let stand one from a state court.

  14. How Congress Can Protect Mueller Op Ed, February 4

    Lawmakers should pass a bill that would prohibit Trump from firing the special counsel without good cause.

  15. The Chief Justice, Searching for Middle Ground Op Ed, February 1

    In three recent opinions, John G. Roberts Jr. has been on the other side of the court’s three-man, reliably right-wing triumvirate. What’s going on?

  16. When a T-Shirt Gets You in Trouble at the Voting Booth Washington, January 29

    The Supreme Court will hear arguments next month in a First Amendment case on a Minnesota law that bars political T-shirts, hats and buttons at the polls.