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  1. The Road to a Supreme Court Clerkship Starts at Three Ivy League Colleges U.S., Today

    The chances of obtaining a coveted clerkship, a new study found, increase sharply with undergraduate degrees from Harvard, Yale or Princeton.

  2. Can the State of the Union Match ‘White Lotus’? Editorial, Today

    Who will cause trouble? Who will surprise us? And who will come away liking what Joe Biden is selling?

  3. On North Carolina’s Supreme Court, G.O.P. Justices Move to Reconsider Democratic Rulings National, Today

    The court’s new majority will rehear two major voting rights cases decided two months ago. The rare move heightens the debate over partisan influences on state courts.

  4. Tate Modern’s Viewing Platform Is a Nuisance, Top U.K. Court Says Culture, February 1

    For years, tourists could look from the top of London’s most popular art museum into the apartments opposite. Soon, they may be permanently stopped from doing so.

  5. At the Supreme Court, Ethics Questions Over a Spouse’s Business Ties Investigative, January 31

    The chief justice’s wife, Jane Sullivan Roberts, has made millions in her career recruiting lawyers to prominent law firms, some of which have business before the court. Now, a letter sent to Congress claims that may present a conflict of interest...

  6. The Latest Crusade to Place Religion Over the Rest of Civil Society Op Ed, January 30

    The Supreme Court appears ready to overrule a decision that has stood for nearly five decades on religion in the workplace.

  7. Temple Grandin and the Power of Visual Thinking Letters, January 25

    Readers agree with Ms. Grandin that it is often undervalued. Also: Kevin McCarthy’s vindictive move; action on climate change; the Supreme Court leak.

  8. Back on the Bench to Announce Opinions, Supreme Court Rules Against a Veteran Washington, January 23

    The unanimous ruling was the first one summarized by a justice since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and an indication that the court is off to a slow start this term.

  9. Supreme Court Puts Off Considering State Laws Curbing Internet Platforms Washington, January 23

    The laws, enacted by Florida and Texas in response to conservative complaints about censorship, have been challenged under the First Amendment.

  10. The Constitution Has a 155-Year-Old Answer to the Debt Ceiling Op Ed, January 23

    Congress has to get serious about the 14th Amendment. So does President Biden.

  11. Bathroom Bans for Transgender Youths Are Poised for Supreme Court Review Washington, January 23

    A recent ruling created a split among federal appeals courts on whether schools can forbid transgender students to use restrooms matching their gender identities.

  12. Netanyahu Fires a Top Minister to Comply With a Supreme Court Ruling Foreign, January 22

    Aryeh Deri, who has a conviction for tax fraud, was deemed unfit to serve in the government, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a legal and political predicament.

  13. Inside the Supreme Court Inquiry: Seized Phones, Affidavits and Distrust Investigative, January 21

    An investigation of the abortion opinion leak was meant to right the institution amid a slide in public confidence. Instead, employees say, it deepened suspicions and caused disillusionment.

  14. Supreme Court’s Inquiry Into Leak Included Interviews With Justices Washington, January 20

    But the justices were not asked to sign sworn affidavits, unlike law clerks and other employees, the court’s marshal said.

  15. Did the Supreme Court’s Leak Investigation Let the Justices Off the Hook? Op Ed, January 20

    What may result from the report is increased suspicion of the justices themselves.

  16. Supreme Court Says It Hasn’t Identified Person Who Leaked Draft Abortion Opinion Washington, January 19

    The leak of the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, published by Politico in May, was an extraordinary breach of the court’s usual secrecy.

  17. ‘Will We Keep Marching?’ On Roe’s 50th Anniversary, Abortion Opponents Reach a Crossroads National, January 19

    The March for Life, held each year for a half-century, should be a celebration now that Roe v. Wade has fallen. Instead, anti-abortion activists are split over what comes next.

  18. Israel’s Judicial Standoff Deepens as Netanyahu Delays Firing Minister Foreign, January 19

    The Israeli prime minister has yet to uphold a decision by the Supreme Court that a key government minister convicted of tax fraud should be dismissed.

  19. Supreme Court Poised to Reconsider Key Tenets of Online Speech Business, January 19

    The cases could significantly affect the power and responsibilities of social media platforms.

  20. Amid Fight Over Judiciary, Israeli High Court Orders Netanyahu Minister Removed Foreign, January 18

    The Supreme Court ruled that Aryeh Deri, a close ally of the prime minister who was convicted of tax fraud, should be removed from his posts, as the government tries to restrict the courts’ powers.

  21. Does the War Over Abortion Have a Future? Op Ed, January 18

    The issue is no longer a political hammer for the right.

  22. Can Joe Biden Save Israel? Op Ed, January 18

    The president should give Netanyahu some tough love.

  23. Supreme Court Looks for Middle Path in Prosecution of Turkish Bank Washington, January 17

    The bank, owned by the Turkish government, said criminal charges against state-owned entities are never proper under the doctrine of sovereign immunity.

  24. If Affirmative Action Ends, College Admissions May Be Changed Forever National, January 15

    Schools may need to rethink everything, including recruitment, scholarships, standardized testing and alumni preferences.

  25. William Consovoy Dies at 48; Took Conservative Cases to Supreme Court Obits, January 12

    He argued against affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act and represented former President Trump in fighting the release of his tax returns.

  26. Netanyahu Surges Ahead With Judicial Overhaul, Prompting Fury in Israel Foreign, January 12

    A proposal to weaken the Supreme Court has set off an early backlash against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new hard-right government.

  27. Lawyers Who Investigated Trump Start Firm to Combat Threats to Democracy Metro, January 11

    Mark F. Pomerantz, Carey R. Dunne and Michele Roberts, the former head of the N.B.A. players union, will launch a pro bono law firm, the Free and Fair Litigation Group.

  28. Supreme Court Leaves New York’s Gun Law in Place for Now Washington, January 11

    The law, enacted in response to a decision in June striking down a restrictive gun control law, imposed new requirements on carrying guns in public.

  29. They Won Guantánamo’s Supreme Court Cases. Where Are They Now? Washington, January 11

    The three former Guantánamo prisoners who defeated George W. Bush at the Supreme Court in landmark cases are ensconced in family life. We caught up with two of them. One is a home-heating serviceman in central England; the other is an Uber driver ...

  30. Supreme Court Evaluates Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege Washington, January 9

    The justices struggled to decide how to deal with documents that include both legal and business advice.

  31. Is Encouraging Unauthorized Immigration Free Speech or a Felony? Washington, January 9

    The Supreme Court will decide whether a 1986 law that makes it a crime to urge people to stay in the United States unlawfully can be squared with the First Amendment.

  32. What Went Unsaid in the Chief Justice’s Report on the Judiciary Op Ed, January 7

    Chief Justice John Roberts did not mention any of the many issues that swirled around the court last year.

  33. Biden Administration Defends Student Loan Cancellation at Supreme Court Washington, January 5

    In a brief filed with the justices, the president’s lawyers argued that his administration had acted within its authority in moving to forgive hundreds of billions in student debt.

  34. The Met’s Efforts to Increase Ticket Sales for Operas Letters, December 30

    Readers praise plans for more contemporary works. Also: Zelensky and American values; protecting the minority; remote work; the Groucho exception.

  35. Will Lifting Title 42 Cause a Border Crisis? It’s Already Here. National, December 29

    Plans to lift Title 42 have prompted dire predictions of chaos on the border. But there is already a migrant surge, because the pandemic policy was never an effective border-control tool.

  36. ‘This Is Not About the Pandemic Anymore’: Public Health Law Is Embraced as Border Band-Aid Washington, December 28

    For some lawmakers and politicians on both sides of the aisle, brandishing Title 42 is a way to flaunt an aggressive stance on the border.

  37. Migrant Expulsion Policy Must Stay in Place for Now, Supreme Court Says Washington, December 27

    The temporary stay in lifting the pandemic rule known as Title 42 is a provisional victory for 19 states, led mostly by Republicans, that had sought to keep it in place on the border.

  38. En 2022, debatimos el apocalipsis en Español, December 27

    ¿Se está acabando el mundo tal como lo conocíamos? ¿Lo sabrías, siquiera, antes de que fuera demasiado tarde?

  39. Was the World Collapsing? Or Were You Just Freaking Out? Op Ed, December 20

    In 2022, we debated the apocalypse.

  40. Chief Justice Roberts Briefly Halts Decision Banning Border Expulsions Washington, December 19

    At issue is Title 42, a public health measure invoked by the Trump administration during the pandemic to block migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.

  41. Supreme Court to Hear Student Debt Forgiveness Case U.S., December 1

    The justices left in place an injunction blocking the Biden administration’s authority to forgive up to $20,000 in debt per borrower.

  42. Sparks Fly as Musk Moves Fast to Remake Twitter Business, October 31

    The social network’s new owner wants to cut costs and make money from more aspects of tweeting. But some advertisers and celebrities remain cautious.

  43. Supreme Court to Reopen to the Public When Justices Return Washington, September 28

    The courthouse has been closed to most visitors since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, and in the meantime the court has been transformed.

  44. A Campaign Tactic by Democrats: Smart? Risky? Unethical? Letters, August 14

    Readers debate the party’s strategy of supporting far-right G.O.P. candidates it thinks it can beat. Also: Covid and schools; Ukraine’s students; Kansas and abortion.

  45. Pelosi in Taiwan: Sharp Views All Around Letters, August 3

    The House speaker’s visit is reviewed, pro and con. Also: The Kansas abortion vote; OB-GYNs; coal miners; rich and poor friends; single-issue voters.

  46. Your Friday Briefing: A Major U.S. Climate Ruling Dining, June 30

    Plus Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong and Ukraine takes back Snake Island.

  47. Your Friday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, May 27

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  48. Why Is the Supreme Court So Secretive? Letters, May 10

    Readers call for more openness and discuss judicial restraint and the justices’ religious beliefs. Also: Mask decisions; Twitter’s dark side; skipping school.