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  1. Supreme Court Gives Big Oil a Win in Climate Fight With Cities Climate, Yesterday

    But in the case, filed by the city of Baltimore, the high court gave the fossil fuel industry far less than it had asked for.

  2. Ban on Non-Unanimous Verdicts Is Not Retroactive, Supreme Court Rules Washington, Yesterday

    The 6-to-3 decision, a sequel to a ruling last year, affects thousands of prisoners in Louisiana and Oregon.

  3. Yesterday’s Joe Biden News live blog included one standalone post:
  4. Why Justice Breyer May Resist Calls for His Retirement Washington, Yesterday

    In a recent speech on “the peril of politics,” Justice Stephen G. Breyer said judges must renounce loyalty to “the political party that helped to secure their appointment.”

  5. Inside the Republican Anti-Transgender Machine Op Ed, May 13

    A.C.L.U. attorney Chase Strangio on the coordinated strategy behind the more than 100 anti-transgender bills introduced this year.

  6. G.O.P. Focuses on Polarizing Cultural Issues in Drive to Regain Power Washington, May 7

    As Democrats prepare to run on an ambitious economic agenda, Republicans are working to caricature them as liberal extremists out of touch with voters’ values.

  7. Will the Supreme Court Write Guantánamo’s Final Chapter? Op Ed, May 6

    The justices may get a chance to redeem the court’s own failed promises.

  8. Constitutional Challenges Loom Over Proposed Voting Bill Washington, May 5

    The sprawling legislation, known as H.R. 1, could result in lawsuits leading to a dozen Supreme Court cases, legal experts said.

  9. The Constitution Is More Than a Document — It’s a Conversation Book Review, May 4

    In “The Words That Made Us,” Akhil Reed Amar shows how the United States Constitution was produced by a broad culture of communicators.

  10. Justice Clarence Thomas, Long Silent, Has Turned Talkative Washington, May 3

    The Supreme Court’s orderly telephone arguments, prompted by the pandemic, have given the public a revealing look at its longest-serving member.

  11. A Sharp Divide at the Supreme Court Over a One-Letter Word Washington, April 29

    In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

  12. A Sharp Divide at the Supreme Court Over a One-Letter Word Washington, April 29

    In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

  13. A Sharp Divide at the Supreme Court Over a One-Letter Word Washington, April 29

    In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

  14. A Lively Supreme Court Argument Over a Cheerleader’s Vulgar Rant Washington, April 28

    The justices struggled to determine how the First Amendment applies to public schools’ power to punish students for social media posts and other off-campus speech.

  15. The Rise of ‘Woke Capital’ Is Nothing to Celebrate Op Ed, April 28

    Nobody, least of all people on the left, has anything to celebrate in the rise of activist industry.

  16. Tesla Makes Money (Including From Selling Cars) Business, April 27

    Bitcoin and emissions credits helped it set a quarterly earnings record.

  17. Supreme Court Wary of Donor Disclosure Requirement for Charities Washington, April 26

    The case, from California, could affect the regulation of “dark money” in political contests.

  18. Supreme Court to Rule on Whether C.I.A. Black Sites Are State Secrets Washington, April 26

    A Guantánamo detainee is seeking information from two former government contractors in connection with a Polish criminal inquiry into a facility there.

  19. Supreme Court to Hear Case on Carrying Guns in Public Washington, April 26

    The justices, who have not issued a major Second Amendment ruling since 2010, will consider a challenge to a longstanding New York gun control law.

  20. Split-Second Decisions: How a Supreme Court Case Shaped Modern Policing Investigative, April 25

    Officers using deadly force rely on a legal doctrine set forth decades ago. Now, the movement launched by the death of George Floyd is trying to change that standard.

  21. Supreme Court Rejects Limits on Life Terms for Youths Washington, April 22

    The court, which has for years been cutting back on harsh punishments for juvenile offenders, changed course in a 6-to-3 decision.

  22. Uncomfortable Timing for a Supreme Court Gun Fight Op Ed, April 22

    The justices contemplate expanding arms rights in the wake of mass shootings.

  23. Supreme Court Seems Poised to Back Limits on Green Cards Washington, April 19

    The justices heard arguments on whether immigrants with “temporary protected status” who entered the country illegally may apply for lawful permanent residency.

  24. The Supreme Court’s Increasingly Dim View of the News Media Washington, April 19

    A comprehensive look at references to the press in justices’ opinions revealed “a marked and previously undocumented uptick in negative depictions.”

  25. 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?

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.