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  1. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Hospitalized With a Possible Infection Express, Yesterday

    Justice Ginsburg, 87, underwent an endoscopic procedure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to clean out a bile duct stent, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.

  2. The Roberts Court Is Nothing Like America Op Ed, Yesterday

    In a polarized nation, the justices continue to defy partisanship.

  3. Government Carries Out First Federal Execution in 17 Years Washington, Yesterday

    Hours after a 5-to-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.

  4. Government Carries Out First Federal Execution in 17 Years Washington, Yesterday

    Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.

  5. After a Trail of Tears, Justice for ‘Indian Country’ Op Ed, Yesterday

    From my elders, I learned that justice is sometimes seven generations away or more — and inevitable.

  6. He Beat Trump and Weinstein. Why Is This D.A.’s Standing Still Shaky? Metro, July 13

    The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., has two big recent victories, but still has not said whether he is seeking re-election.

  7. Business Leaders Urge Trump to Leave DACA Alone After Court Ruling Washington, July 11

    Executives with companies including Target, Apple, Google and Facebook warned the president that any actions related to DACA would disrupt the economy and affect the battle against the coronavirus.

  8. For Oklahoma Tribe, Vindication at Long Last National, July 11

    After decades of betrayals and broken treaties, the Supreme Court ruled that much of Oklahoma is their land, after all.

  9. In a Term Full of Major Cases, the Supreme Court Tacked to the Center Washington, July 10

    Doling out victories to both sides, the court led by Chief Justice John Roberts seemed to strive to avoid charges of partisanship.

  10. After Trump’s Supreme Court Loss, D.A. Moves Closer to Getting Tax Records Metro, July 10

    A lower-court judge swiftly scheduled a hearing for next week on the Manhattan prosecutor’s demand to see President Trump’s financial records.

  11. Americans Must Know if Their President Is a Crook Op Ed, July 10

    The public’s interest in access to Donald Trump’s or any president’s tax filings depends on strong reform legislation from Congress.

  12. U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Medieval Treasure Bought by Nazis Culture, July 10

    The Guelph Treasure was acquired by a German state collection in 1935 from a consortium of Jewish art dealers. Their descendants say the sale was forced, but a Berlin museum claims the deal was fair.

  13. How the Supreme Court and Americans Diverged Over Religion at Work Politics, July 10

    Two decisions this week gave religious employers greater power to fire workers and limit birth control coverage. Polls suggest that on such issues of religious exemptions, most Americans disagree with the court.

  14. The Fate of Trump’s Financial Records Podcasts, July 10

    In a stunning defeat for the president, the Supreme Court ruled against his claims that he was immune to an examination of his finances.

  15. The Path to Trump’s Tax Records Metro, July 10

    Manhattan prosecutors scored a win with the Supreme Court's ruling that President Trump could not a block a subpoena of his financial records.

  16. A Conservative Court and Trump’s Own Appointees Declare Their Independence Washington, July 9

    The Supreme Court’s dismissal of President Trump’s claims of immunity was a reminder that institutional prerogatives still matter in Washington, even in a time of extreme partisanship.

  17. Trump on Releasing His Tax Returns: From ‘Absolutely’ to ‘Political Prosecution’ Washington, July 9

    The Supreme Court’s decision adds another twist in a yearslong debate over whether the president should release his tax returns.

  18. A Conservative Court and Trump’s Own Appointees Declare Their Independence Washington, July 9

    The Supreme Court’s dismissal of President Trump’s claims of immunity was a reminder that institutional prerogatives still matter in Washington, even in a time of extreme partisanship.

  19. Conservatives, Don’t Give Up on Your Principles or the Supreme Court Op Ed, July 9

    Some are turning away from a founding idea, originalism.

  20. John Roberts, Trump Tormentor Politics, July 9

    The chief justice keeps ruling against the president. Legal scholars are debating his motivations.

  21. Inside the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Birth Control Coverage Op Ed, July 9

    A victory for religious employers is a defeat for their employees — and for the Affordable Care Act.

  22. The Supreme Court Lets Trump Run Out the Clock Editorial, July 9

    The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won’t see his taxes before November.

  23. Supreme Court: Letting Employers Refuse to Cover Contraceptives Letters, July 9

    Readers cite religious freedom and the anti-vaccine movement in discussing the Supreme Court decision. Also: Colonel Vindman’s retirement; better pay for home health workers; trophy hunting.

  24. The Supreme Court’s Decision on Releasing Trump’s Records Letters, July 9

    Readers discuss who should claim victory and the significance of the ruling in the short and long term.

  25. Supreme Court Rules Trump Cannot Block Release of Financial Records Washington, July 9

    Two rulings clear the way for prosecutors in New York to seek President Trump’s financial records, but the justices stopped Congress for now.

  26. Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Native American Rights in Oklahoma National, July 9

    A 5-4 decision declaring that much of eastern Oklahoma is an Indian reservation could reshape criminal justice in the area by preventing state authorities from prosecuting Native Americans.

  27. Don’t Be Fooled, Trump Is a Winner in the Supreme Court Tax Case Op Ed, July 9

    His taxes will probably not become public before the election. And that is what he most cares about.

  28. Exclusive — Venture Fund for Women Raises More Than Expected Business, July 9

    Rethink Impact invests solely in tech start-ups founded by women, which accounted for just 4 percent of all venture deals in the first quarter.

  29. On Religion, the Supreme Court Protects the Right to Be Different Op Ed, July 9

    Recent decisions are about safeguarding pluralism, not taking sides in the culture wars.

  30. Supreme Court to Decide if Trump Can Block Release of Tax Records Washington, July 9

    Around 10 a.m. Thursday, the justices are set to issue highly anticipated decisions on whether the president’s accountants and bankers must disclose information about his financial affairs.

  31. Sex, Sisters and Dr. Donald Op Ed, July 8

    Who wants to trust their reproductive life to Trump?

  32. The Roberts Court Curtails Birth Control Access. Again. Editorial, July 8

    Justices rule that employers can stand between female workers and their health care.

  33. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Administration Regulation Letting Employers Opt Out of Birth Control Coverage Washington, July 8

    The regulation was the latest attempt to undermine the “contraception mandate,” a signature initiative of the Obama administration.

  34. Job Bias Laws Do Not Protect Teachers in Catholic Schools, Supreme Court Rules Washington, July 8

    The case was the court’s latest consideration of the relationship between the government and religion.

  35. Is This the End of New Pipelines? Climate, July 8

    Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.

  36. Chief Justice Roberts Was Hospitalized Last Month With a Head Injury Washington, July 7

    A court spokeswoman said the chief justice had fallen while walking for exercise and blamed dehydration.

  37. This Is the Real John Roberts Op Ed, July 7

    He is a judicial minimalist who seeks to avoid sweeping decisions with disruptive effects.

  38. Did the Popular Vote Just Get a Win at the Supreme Court? Politics, July 6

    The justices’ ruling on faithless electors could indirectly help those who want to circumvent the Electoral College entirely.

  39. Supreme Court Won’t Block Ruling to Halt Work on Keystone XL Pipeline Washington, July 6

    But the justices stayed the rest of a federal trial judge’s ruling striking down a permit program, allowing construction of other pipelines around the nation.

  40. Can We Please Pick the President by Popular Vote Now? Op Ed, July 6

    The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the “faithless electors” case is another reminder of how antiquated and undemocratic the Electoral College is.

  41. States May Curb ‘Faithless Electors,’ Supreme Court Rules Washington, July 6

    The court said states may require members of the Electoral College to vote for the presidential candidates they had promised to support.

  42. States May Curb ‘Faithless Electors,’ Supreme Court Rules Washington, July 6

    The court said states may require members of the Electoral College to vote for the presidential candidates they had promised to support.

  43. A Supreme Court Win for Gay Rights, but Not in My Church Op Ed, July 3

    It still refuses to ordain me because of my sexuality. So why do I stay?

  44. Our Supreme Court Correspondent on This Week’s Abortion Ruling Foreign, July 3

    A Louisiana law that could have reduced the number of abortion clinics in the state to one was struck down on Monday. In an interview, Adam Liptak, who covers the court, provided context to the decision.

  45. Splitting 5-4, Supreme Court Grants Alabama’s Request to Restore Voting Restrictions Washington, July 2

    State officials had asked the court to block a lower court’s order that eased photo ID and witness requirements for absentee voting during the pandemic.

  46. Supreme Court to Hear Case on Release of Full Mueller Report Washington, July 2

    The move almost certainly means that blacked-out passages requested by Congress will stay secret at least until after the presidential election.

  47. Private and Religious School Backers See Broad Victory in Supreme Court Decision Washington, July 1

    The court drew its decision narrowly when ruling against a Montana tax break that excluded religious schools. But denominational school advocates will push a broad application.

  48. Newt Gingrich: My Record on Race Letters, July 1

    The former Republican speaker of the House discusses his early political life. Also: The Supreme Court decision on aid to religious schools; prisons and the virus.

  49. Progressives Begin New Push to Elevate Supreme Court as a Campaign Issue Washington, July 1

    The first step in the project is $2 million in ads in competitive states highlighting the consequences for the court if President Trump secures a second term.

  50. Chief Justice Roberts’s Vote in an Abortion Case Letters, June 30

    Readers offer their analysis of why the chief justice joined his more liberal colleagues to strike down a Louisiana law.

  51. Supreme Court Gives Religious Schools More Access to State Aid Washington, June 30

    Religious schools should have the same access to scholarships and funds as other private schools, the justices ruled, in a victory for conservatives.

  52. Roberts Sides With the Liberals, Again Politics, June 30

    An abortion rights ruling leads to a new focus for Senate races: This is your morning tip sheet.

  53. A Major Ruling on Abortion Podcasts, June 30

    Why the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors performing the procedure to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

  54. John Roberts Was Already Chief Justice. But Now It’s His Court. Washington, June 30

    Chief Justice Roberts has replaced Justice Anthony M. Kennedy as the member of the Supreme Court at its ideological center, and his vote is now the crucial one in closely divided cases.

  55. ‘I Can’t Focus on Abortion Access if My People Are Dying’ Politics, June 30

    Some Gen Z and millennial women said they viewed abortion rights as important but less urgent than other social justice causes. Others said racial disparities in reproductive health must be a focus.

  56. How Not to Outlaw Abortion Op Ed, June 29

    The restiveness of abortion opponents is working against them.

  57. John Roberts Is No Pro-Choice Hero Editorial, June 29

    The latest Supreme Court decision sets the stage for further attacks on abortion rights.

  58. The Supreme Court Stopped Anti-Abortion Momentum. For Now. National, June 29

    The movement has a long pipeline of new cases that, if taken up by the Supreme Court, could present a more direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.

  59. Abortion Rises as a Pivotal Issue for At-Risk Senate Republicans Politics, June 29

    The Supreme Court’s rejection of a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s dissent, may create new challenges for Susan Collins and other Republican senators up for re-election.

  60. Supreme Court Lifts Limits on Trump’s Power to Fire Consumer Watchdog Washington, June 29

    The case concerning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was part of a politically charged battle over presidential authority.

  61. Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law, With Roberts the Deciding Vote Washington, June 29

    The case, over a state law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, is the first abortion ruling since two Trump appointees joined the court.

  62. The Supreme Court Stopped Anti-Abortion Momentum. For Now. National, June 29

    The movement has a long pipeline of new cases that, if taken up by the Supreme Court, could present a more direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.

  63. Federal Executions Can Restart After Supreme Court Declines a Case Washington, June 29

    The move clears the way for the executions of four men in the coming months after a 17-year gap during which no inmate on death row for federal crimes was put to death.

  64. Supreme Court Lifts Limits on Trump’s Power to Fire Consumer Watchdog Washington, June 29

    The case concerning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was part of a politically charged battle over presidential authority.

  65. Federal Executions Can Restart After Supreme Court Declines a Case Washington, June 29

    The move clears the way for the executions of four men in the coming months after a 17-year gap during which no inmate on death row for federal crimes was put to death.

  66. Can We Reach a Consensus on Gay Rights and Religion? Letters, June 28

    The A.C.L.U. says protections for religion already exist; a pastor sees possibility in congressional legislation. Also: Generation Z’s hopes and fears.

  67. Supreme Court Turns Down Request to Allow All Texans to Vote by Mail Washington, June 26

    Democrats in the state had urged the justices to reinstate a federal trial judge’s order based on the 26th Amendment, which bars voting discrimination based on age.

  68. What Texas Would Look Like Without Obamacare Upshot, June 26

    The state leading the latest effort to overturn the health law used to have weaker coverage and more uninsured residents.

  69. Trump vs. Obamacare, Again Letters, June 26

    Readers condemn the administration’s renewed effort to get the Supreme Court to rule against the Affordable Care Act. Also: Too early for polling.

  70. Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Affordable Care Act Washington, June 26

    If successful, the move would permanently end the health insurance program popularly known as Obamacare and wipe out coverage for as many as 23 million Americans.

  71. The Coronavirus Crisis Inside Prisons Won’t Stay Behind Bars Editorial, June 25

    Federal officials recognized the danger of the spread of coronavirus in prisons early, but have dragged their feet releasing at-risk inmates.

  72. Supreme Court Says Rejected Asylum Seekers Have No Right to Object in Court Washington, June 25

    The case concerned a member of Sri Lanka’s Tamil ethnic minority who said he feared persecution and sought to file a petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

  73. Place Your Bets on Biden’s V.P. Op Ed, June 25

    Plus, a Supreme Court mystery.

  74. How a Ruling on Gay and Transgender Rights May Help the Climate Climate, June 24

    Also this week, how to help reinvent your workplace.

  75. Music, Marriage, a Happy Life in the Church. Now, Harder Times. Politics, June 24

    Terry Gonda, a music director at her parish near Detroit, was told she would be fired because she is married to a woman. Days later came the Supreme Court ruling on L.G.B.T.Q. workplace rights.

  76. Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests Washington, June 23

    The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing.

  77. Sex Does Not Mean Gender. Equating Them Erases Trans Lives. Op Ed, June 23

    Embracing the experiences of trans people means leaving old vocabularies behind.

  78. Supreme Court Limits S.E.C.’s Power to Recoup Ill-Gotten Gains Washington, June 22

    But the justices rejected a request that they rule the agency can never sue for disgorgement of profits obtained by fraud.

  79. What if the Supreme Court Rules on Abortion and the Country Shrugs? Op Ed, June 21

    There’s a potentially catastrophic decision coming. If you’ve struggled to focus on it, I don’t blame you.

  80. Trump the Troglodyte Op Ed, June 20

    The Supremes smack down a prehistoric president.

  81. The Tempting of Neil Gorsuch Op Ed, June 20

    Another conservative justice’s arc bends toward juristocracy.

  82. ‘Dreamers’ o cómo perder el miedo en Español, June 20

    La Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos detuvo el plan de Donald Trump de terminar con DACA, el programa que protege de la deportación a cientos de miles jóvenes inmigrantes. La perseverancia de sus beneficiaros pasa por una lección entrañable: alzar la voz.

  83. Joy, Pain and Juneteenth News Desk, June 19

    How we found the voice to tell a 155-year-old story of celebration and setbacks, historically and personally.

  84. Let the ‘Dreamers’ Succeed Letters, June 19

    A young legal immigrant applauds the Supreme Court decision on DACA so others who were brought here illegally have a chance at the American dream as well.

  85. Roberts to Trump: Don’t Take the Supreme Court for Granted Op Ed, June 19

    A week of decisions contained hidden and not-so-hidden messages from the court.

  86. Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End ‘Dreamers’ Program Washington, June 19

    Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

  87. Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End ‘Dreamers’ Program Washington, June 19

    Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

  88. What the Country Needs, on DACA and So Much More Op Ed, June 18

    Dreamers, and all Americans, deserve more stability than they are getting under Donald Trump.

  89. The Supreme Court Rules on DACA News Desk, June 18

    The court said that the Trump Administration may not immediately shut down the program, which protects undocumented children from deportation. But this is not the end.

  90. The Supreme Court Rules on DACA News Desk, June 18

    The court said that the Trump Administration may not immediately shut down the program which protects undocumented children from deportation. But this is not the end.

  91. Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA, Supreme Court Rules Washington, June 18

    The program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, protects people brought to the United States as children by shielding them from deportation and letting them work.

  92. ¿Qué es DACA y por qué terminó en la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos? en Español, June 18

    La corte bloqueó al gobierno de Donald Trump de poner fin al programa que protege de la deportación a unos 700.000 jóvenes inmigrantes conocidos como “dreamers”. Esto es lo que necesitas saber.

  93. Supporters of DACA Rally Amid Supreme Court Ruling Video, June 18

    People demonstrated outside the Supreme Court, which on Thursday ruled that the Trump administration could not immediately end the program that protects 700,000 young immigrants from deportation.

  94. What Is DACA? And How Did It End Up in the Supreme Court? U.S., June 18

    Here’s what you need to know about a policy that protected from deportation people who were brought into the United States as children.

  95. What Is DACA? And How Did It End Up in the Supreme Court? National, June 18

    Here’s what you need to know about a policy that protected from deportation people who were brought into the United States as children.

  96. Just How Secular Should America Be? Op Ed, June 18

    Monday’s Supreme Court decision on sex discrimination was a blow for religious freedom. That’s a problem — for both sides.

  97. What Does ‘Sex’ Mean? The Supreme Court Answers Op Ed, June 18

    We’ll soon find out whether the court inflames the culture wars or cools them as its term winds down.

  98. All We Want Is Justice for Victims, Says the I.C.C. Op Ed, June 18

    Why is America attacking the International Criminal Court with economic pressure?

  99. Dormant Transgender Rights Cases See New Life in Supreme Court Ruling Washington, June 17

    Transgender Americans such as Rachel Tudor have been fighting for their rights at work, school and housing for years. On Monday, the Supreme Court gave them hope.

  100. Un hito inesperado para los derechos de la comunidad LGBTQ en Español, June 17

    El fallo de la Corte Suprema que protege a las personas homosexuales y trans de discriminación en el trabajo fue, quizás, la evidencia más sólida de cómo los puntos de vista de los estadounidenses han cambiado en los últimos años.

  101. Supreme Court Stays Execution of Texas Inmate Over Issue of Spiritual Adviser Express, June 17

    Ruben Gutierrez’s lawyers argued that he had the right to have a Christian chaplain present during his execution.

  102. How the Supreme Court Is Quietly Enabling Trump Op Ed, June 17

    Using emergency relief at the court, the administration has imposed controversial policies without a final determination of their legality.

  103. ‘We Are Part of the Problem They Protest’ Op Ed, June 16

    State supreme court judges are starting to grapple publicly with the racial injustices in the criminal justice systems they oversee.

  104. The Surprising Supreme Court Ruling on L.G.B.T. Rights Letters, June 16

    Readers celebrate the decision and discuss how some conservatives like Justice Neil Gorsuch and Barry Goldwater have steered their own course.

  105. Abolishing Qualified Immunity Is Unlikely to Alter Police Behavior Op Ed, June 16

    A host of reasons raise questions about the effectiveness of this reform.

  106. What Makes Monday’s Gay Rights Ruling So Historic Op Ed, June 16

    Inspired by the civil rights movement, it was decades in the making.

  107. An L.G.B.T. Landmark Business, June 16

    In an unexpected ruling, the Supreme Court said that the Civil Rights Act protects workers if they’re fired “merely for being gay or transgender.”

  108. The Supreme Court Hands Down a Surprise Politics, June 16

    Conservative justices provide a historic L.G.B.T.Q. rights ruling: This is your morning tip sheet.

  109. Harry Potter and the Scales of Justice Op Ed, June 16

    A little bit of good news, in a dire month for L.G.B.T.Q. people.

  110. A Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Podcasts, June 16

    Why a surprise majority of judges ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination.

  111. Surprise! Justice on L.G.B.T. Rights From a Trump Judge Op Ed, June 15

    So much for “But Gorsuch.”

  112. Supreme Court Expansion of Transgender Rights Undercuts Trump Restrictions Washington, June 15

    The ruling focused on employment discrimination, but legal scholars say its language could force expanded civil rights protections in education, health care, housing and other areas of daily life.

  113. A Half-Century On, an Unexpected Milestone for L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Politics, June 15

    The Supreme Court’s surprising 6-to-3 ruling in favor of gay and transgender rights was perhaps the strongest evidence yet of how fundamentally and unpredictably American views have changed.

  114. Conservative Christians See ‘Seismic Implications’ in Supreme Court Ruling National, June 15

    A ruling that protects the rights of gay and transgender workers could affect how conservative groups operate their own institutions.

  115. Gay Rights Are Civil Rights Editorial, June 15

    The Supreme Court says you can’t be fired for being gay or transgender.

  116. L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Ruling Pushes Workplace Dynamic Already in Motion Business, June 15

    The Supreme Court decision gives plaintiffs leverage, but companies large and small are still expected to face legal cases over their policies.

  117. Gorsuch, Conservative Favorite Appointed by Trump, Leads Way on Landmark Decision Washington, June 15

    One conservative group said the justice’s opinion in the L.G.B.T. rights case had betrayed the legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia, whose seat on the court he has held since 2017.

  118. Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules Washington, June 15

    The court said the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

  119. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on California Sanctuary Law Washington, June 15

    The case concerned a state law that limits cooperation with agents seeking to detain immigrants released from state custody.

  120. 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.

  121. 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.