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  1. Battles Over Voting Rules Fuel Concern About Postelection Fights Politics, Yesterday

    Even as early voting has gotten underway, some pivotal states are still litigating how ballots should be cast and counted, creating uncertainty that is being fanned by President Trump.

  2. Trump Booed as He Pays Last Respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Washington, Yesterday

    The president was within shouting distance of angry protesters who chanted “Vote him out!” and “Honor her wish!”

  3. Trump Says D.A. Is Using ‘Speculation and Innuendo’ to Get His Tax Returns Metro, Yesterday

    Prosecutors have suggested in court papers that an investigation into the president could focus on a range of possible crimes.

  4. Crowd Chants ‘Vote Him Out’ as Trump Visits Ginsburg’s Coffin Video, Yesterday

    President Trump was greeted by protesters at the Supreme Court on Thursday as he paid his respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  5. How Did a Young, Unknown Lawyer Change the World? Op Ed, Yesterday

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg took on the obstacles to women’s equality incrementally, but she was powered by a larger vision.

  6. Ginsburg Remembered as Champion of Justice as Struggle Continues Over Her Successor Washington, September 23

    Long lines of mourners waited outside the Supreme Court to pay their respects, but President Trump again made clear he would not honor her dying wish that filling her seat wait until the next president was chosen.

  7. The Republican Irritation Olympics Op Ed, September 23

    So much talent, if you really enjoy exasperation.

  8. Ginsburg Clerks Remember Her as a Mentor Who Treated Them Like Family Washington, September 23

    With birthday cakes, baby clothes, meticulous edits and high standards, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg forged a personal bond with her clerks that transcended the legal profession.

  9. Can You Advise if You’ve Already Consented? Politics, September 23

    Sure, most Senate Republicans will approve President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. But they seem to have already done so, without a name.

  10. A Capital Engulfed by Sadness and Rage Washington, September 23

    While Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was alive, the prospect of an epic political and cultural battle was averted. But her death has brought a particular whiplash of sorrow and anger to Washington.

  11. Trump Thinks Nov. 3 Election ‘Will End Up in the Supreme Court’ Video, September 23

    President Trump says he wants to have a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by the general election.

  12. Biden Gives Cautious Answers on Breonna Taylor and the Supreme Court Politics, September 23

    Asked by reporters about two issues of deep importance to Democrats, the party’s nominee was circumspect. The Biden campaign later released a fuller statement about Ms. Taylor.

  13. Trump says he wants a conservative majority on the Supreme Court in case of an Election Day dispute. Politics, September 23

  14. We Want to Hear From You: How Would You Change the Supreme Court? Letters, September 23

    We invite readers to offer ideas about the nomination process and the composition of the court.

  15. Capturing How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Was Honored in Washington Washington, September 23

    Justice Ginsburg will be honored at the Supreme Court and the Capitol for three days.

  16. Ginsburg’s ‘Brilliance and Vision’ Honored at Supreme Court Ceremony Video, September 23

    Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt from Adas Israel Congregation in Washington honored Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a private ceremony in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court.

  17. Full Video: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Honored at Supreme Court Ceremony Video, September 23

    Family, friends and colleagues, along with members of the public, paid their respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court.

  18. A Historic Opening for Anti-Abortion Activists Podcasts, September 23

    With conservatives looking set to gain another vote on the Supreme Court, the president of the Susan B. Anthony List says she senses a turning point.

  19. Men Promised a Woman for Ginsburg’s Seat. Women Have Mixed Feelings. Politics, September 23

    Pledges on both sides of the aisle have inspired some and exasperated others with what they see as political posturing.

  20. America’s Health Care Is Under Existential Threat Op Ed, September 23

    A Supreme Court case could eliminate the Affordable Care Act, and the president should be judged for recklessly supporting it.

  21. At the Supreme Court, a Farewell to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Washington, September 23

    Over three days at the court and the Capitol, the nation will mourn and celebrate a remarkable legacy.

  22. With Court Prize in Sight, Republicans Unite Behind Trump Once Again Washington, September 22

    The swift rally behind President Trump’s push to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election reflects his lock on the Republican Party.

  23. A Divided America Is a National Security Threat Op Ed, September 22

    Political polarization is a “force multiplier” that deepens other threats and cripples our ability to combat them.

  24. With Nothing Else Working, Trump Races to Make a New Supreme Court Justice the Issue Washington, September 22

    Even as he presses ahead, some Republicans wonder whether it would be better to hold a confirmation vote before the election or start hearings but leave the final vote until afterward.

  25. The Supreme Court Is Slipping Away From Democrats Op Ed, September 22

    What can they do?

  26. End the Poisonous Process of Picking Supreme Court Justices Op Ed, September 22

    I’m a libertarian-conservative. We need to depoliticize the court and appoint members to a single 18-year-term.

  27. How a Supreme Court Justice Is (Usually) Appointed Express, September 22

    A step-by-step guide to the nomination process to come, and how Republicans might look to speed it up.

  28. The Special Hell of Trump’s Supreme Court Appointment Op Ed, September 22

    With a nonexistent mandate, he does extraordinary damage.

  29. Republican Hypocrisy on Nominations Letters, September 22

    A reader writes that the “pretzel-like contortions to agree to quickly filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat are appalling.” Also: It’s about the makeup; wildfires and climate.

  30. Romney Says He Supports Filling Supreme Court Vacancy Video, September 22

    Senator Mitt Romney, Republican of Utah, said on Tuesday he supports holding a vote to fill the vacancy of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  31. British Give U.S. Evidence Against ISIS ‘Beatles,’ Clearing Way for Trial Washington, September 22

    The men were half of a cell of Britons who held Westerners hostage in Syria, some of whom were beheaded for propaganda videos.

  32. My Memories of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Letters, September 22

    Readers recall clerking for R.B.G. while her husband was dying, chatting with her during a daughter’s class trip and having her as a law professor.

  33. The C.D.C.’s Continuing Confusion Politics, September 22

    A reversal erodes trust as Trump barrels forward with a nomination: This is your morning tip sheet.

  34. The C.D.C.’s Continuing Confusion Politics, September 22

    A reversal erodes trust as Trump barrels forward with a nomination: This is your morning tip sheet.

  35. Swing Voters and the Supreme Court Vacancy Podcasts, September 22

    A court battle is beginning just weeks before Election Day. Here’s what that could mean for the campaigns in key states.

  36. The White House, Senate and Supreme Court Could All Hinge on North Carolina Politics, September 22

    Thom Tillis, who has embraced President Trump’s plan to quickly replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, could become the deciding vote in the Senate.

  37. The Ginsburg-Scalia Act Was Not a Farce Op Ed, September 22

    There is a lot for us to learn, not just from their friendship, but from their intellectual combat.

  38. The White House, Senate and Supreme Court Could All Hinge on North Carolina Politics, September 22

    Thom Tillis, who has embraced President Trump’s plan to quickly replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, could become the deciding vote in the Senate.

  39. How the Religious Right Has Transformed the Supreme Court Op Ed, September 22

    The Roberts court has used the First Amendment to advance conservative Christian values.

  40. Down With Judicial Supremacy! Op Ed, September 22

    The Supreme Court was never meant to be the only arbiter of the meaning of the Constitution.

  41. La historia de Barbara Lagoa, la jueza cubanoestadonidense que Trump podría proponer para la Corte Suprema en Español, September 22

    La jueza Barbara Lagoa carece de algunas de las credenciales tradicionales para aspirar al cargo de magistrada de la Corte Suprema, pero sus raíces en la comunidad cubanoestadounidense podrían convertirla en una opción atractiva para el presidente Trump.

  42. Republican Senators Line Up to Back Trump on Court Fight Washington, September 21

    Senator Lindsey Graham, the Judiciary Committee chairman, says Republicans have the votes to confirm the president’s choice before the Nov. 3 election, though it will still be a challenge.

  43. ‘You Would Do the Same’: Graham Is Defiant on Supreme Court Reversal Washington, September 21

    Senator Lindsey Graham said he would refuse to confirm a Republican’s Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year. Now he is rushing to deliver President Trump’s third justice.

  44. How the Supreme Court Could Affect Voting Rules on Election Day National, September 21

    A number of legal battles over voting rights are already in the pipeline. Any ruling this fall could resonate nationwide.

  45. Trump’s Supreme Court Pick May Need to Denounce Roe. Good. Op Ed, September 21

    Judicial nominees should be honest about their stance on abortion.

  46. Lagoa’s Role in Florida Could Be a Factor in Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Washington, September 21

    Judge Barbara Lagoa lacks some of the usual credentials of a Supreme Court justice, but her roots in the Cuban-American community could make her an attractive choice for President Trump.

  47. How 3 Republicans Explain Their Supreme Court Flip-Flops Video, September 21

    Senators Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz changed their positions on election year Supreme Court nominations. Here’s what they are saying now.

  48. R.I.P., R.B.G. What’s Next? Politics, September 21

    The Supreme Court vacancy has only injected more chaos into the election. There are opportunities and perils for both parties.

  49. Ginsburg Will Lie in State in the Capitol, the First Woman to Be Given the Honor Washington, September 21

    The event in Statuary Hall will follow two days in which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court, but outside, because of pandemic precautions.

  50. Voting G.O.P. Means Voting Against Health Care Op Ed, September 21

    The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has only raised the stakes.

  51. If the Supreme Court Ends Obamacare, Here’s What It Would Mean Science, September 21

    The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it.

  52. Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg Refused to Step Down Magazine, September 21

    She could have had President Obama nominate her successor. But she didn’t get to the Supreme Court by letting other people tell her what she could do.

  53. Without Ginsburg, Supreme Court Could Rule Three Ways on Obamacare Upshot, September 21

    Why the Affordable Care Act may still be safe.

  54. Trump Could Be Investigated for Tax Fraud, D.A. Says for First Time Metro, September 21

    A new court filing from the Manhattan district attorney offered rare insight into the office’s investigation of the president and his businesses.

  55. 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.

  56. 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.

  57. Trump Jump-Starts Misinformation on Ginsburg’s ‘Dying Wish’ Business, September 21

    Baseless claims about the legitimacy of the justice’s final statements were not circulating online in any significant way before the president said them on Fox News.

  58. 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.

  59. The G.O.P. Push for Quick Confirmation of a New Justice Letters, September 21

    Readers discuss the intense political battle taking place.

  60. An Open Letter to Mitt Romney Op Ed, September 21

    Here’s why Lindsey Graham is wrong.

  61. Will the Senate Follow Its Own Precedent? Politics, September 21

    President Trump wants a vote on his next Supreme Court nominee “without delay”: This is your morning tip sheet.

  62. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life, and the Battle for Her Seat Podcasts, September 21

    In a two-part special, we reflect on the achievements of an American legal giant and examine the fight to replace her on the Supreme Court.

  63. Amid the Outpouring for Ginsburg, a Hint of Backlash Culture, September 21

    The mourning for Ruth Bader Ginsburg has also stirred a long-simmering question: Just whose feminism did she symbolize?

  64. Law Firms Pay Supreme Court Clerks $400,000 Bonuses. What Are They Buying? Washington, September 21

    Inside information and influence with the clerks’ former bosses may figure in the transactions, a new study suggests.

  65. Mitch McConnell Has Seen the Promised Land Op Ed, September 21

    Chutzpah doesn’t even begin to cover it.

  66. This Year’s Emmy Winners Want You to Vote Culture, September 21

    Racial justice and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy were also recurring themes during Sunday night’s ceremony.

  67. Trump and Democrats Brace for Showdown Over Supreme Court Seat Washington, September 20

    The president’s determination to confirm a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election set lawmakers on a collision course as Congress deals with other major issues.

  68. Conservatives Try to Lock In Power Op Ed, September 20

    They want to maintain control for generations to come.

  69. Supreme Court Fight Could Scramble Intense Battle for Senate Washington, September 20

    Republicans see benefits for candidates struggling in conservative states, but Democrats say the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg sharpens their health care message and underscores Republican fealty to the president.

  70. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, la trayectoria de un icono feminista en Español, September 20

    La segunda mujer en ser nombrada a la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos se convirtió en una celebridad entre una generación más joven debido a sus marcadas opiniones disidentes.

  71. To Conservatives, Barrett Has ‘Perfect Combination’ of Attributes for Supreme Court Washington, September 20

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett is regarded as the leading contender to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  72. ‘I Was Devastated. Now I Am Emboldened.’ Op Ed, September 20

    Readers share their thoughts and condolences after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  73. Abortion Was Back-Burnered in the Presidential Race. Not Anymore. National, September 20

    The battle over the Supreme Court brings back a volatile issue with political risks for both sides, even as it energizes parts of their bases.

  74. The Nation Lost a Titan. Brooklyn Lost a Native Daughter. Metro, September 20

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg — “Kiki” to her Brooklyn family — was a product of the borough’s public schools and synagogues. She is revered on her home ground.

  75. As Supreme Court Fight Heats Up, Biden Urges Republican Senators to ‘Follow Your Conscience’ Politics, September 20

    The Democratic nominee, speaking in Philadelphia, said the Senate should wait until after the election to decide on the nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  76. As Supreme Court Fight Heats Up, Biden Urges Republican Senators to ‘Follow Your Conscience’ U.S., September 20

    The Democratic nominee, speaking in Philadelphia, said the Senate should wait until after the election to decide on the nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  77. Murkowski Becomes 2nd Republican to Oppose Supreme Court Vote Before Election Washington, September 20

    The announcement by the senator from Alaska potentially complicates efforts to quickly fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  78. For Women, the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Brings a Particular Grief Washington, September 20

    Quite apart from the politics surrounding Justice Ginsburg’s death and the fight over her replacement, women of all ages are feeling the loss of a role model.

  79. Vigils for Justice Ginsburg Held Across the Country Video, September 20

    Mourners gathered around courthouses across the nation on Saturday to remember the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  80. How the G.O.P. Might Get to Yes on Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg Op Ed, September 20

    There’s no escape from juristocracy except through political conflict.

  81. ‘Her Black Coffee Always Brewed Strong’ Op Ed, September 20

    We clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In her career and at home, she lived a life that reflected her vision of equality.

  82. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Live Updates: Amid Mourning, Political Fight Heats Up Foreign, September 20

    As tributes to Justice Ginsburg continued, Democrats argued that the fight to replace her was about health care. Republicans, who refused to consider a nominee before the last election, tried to fend off charges of hypocrisy.

  83. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Live Updates: Amid Mourning, Political Fight Heats Up Foreign, September 20

    As tributes to Justice Ginsburg continued, Democrats argued that the fight to replace her was about health care. Republicans, who refused to consider a nominee before the last election, tried to fend off charges of hypocrisy.

  84. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Live Updates: Amid Mourning, Political Fight Heats Up Foreign, September 20

    Lisa Murkowski of Alaska became the second Republican senator to say the Senate should not consider a nominee before the presidential election.

  85. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Updates: Biden Says Election Winner Should Pick Nominee Foreign, September 20

    Lawmakers spar over the process to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court as possible nominees start to come into view and mourners continue to grieve a giant of the law.

  86. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Lace Collar Wasn’t an Accessory, It Was a Gauntlet Styles, September 20

    Also, a signature. And a symbol, with all sorts of meanings woven into each choice.

  87. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Lace Collar Wasn’t an Accessory, It Was a Gauntlet Styles, September 20

    Also, a signature. And a symbol, with all sorts of meanings woven into each choice.

  88. Joe Biden’s Court Vacancy Plan: More Talk of Health Care and the Pandemic Politics, September 19

    Mr. Biden has spent months assailing President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus. With a bitter Supreme Court confirmation battle looming, he will seek to link the vacancy to the pandemic and the future of health care.

  89. Joe Biden’s Court Vacancy Plan: More Talk of Health Care and the Pandemic Politics, September 19

    Mr. Biden has spent months assailing President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus. With a bitter Supreme Court confirmation battle looming, he will seek to link the vacancy to the pandemic and the future of health care.

  90. Outside the Supreme Court, Mourners Honor Ginsburg’s Legacy Washington, September 19

    People of all ages flocked on Saturday to the building in Washington, leaving flowers, posters and messages scrawled in chalk.

  91. Shadow of Merrick Garland Hangs Over the Next Supreme Court Fight Washington, September 19

    The fight over the confirmation of Judge Garland in 2016 set the tone for an even more brutal battle over who should succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  92. ‘This Is Why We Wanted This Guy’: Conservatives Push Trump to Fill Court Seat Quickly Politics, September 19

    Social conservatives and evangelical groups sprang into action after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, encouraging a speedy confirmation and rallying support for embattled Senate Republicans.

  93. ‘This Is Why We Wanted This Guy’: Conservatives Push Trump to Fill Court Seat Quickly Politics, September 19

    Social conservatives and evangelical groups sprang into action after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, encouraging a speedy confirmation and rallying support for embattled Senate Republicans.

  94. Ginsburg Expected to Lie in Repose at the Supreme Court Washington, September 19

    Plans for a commemoration and services have yet to be made final, but large crowds are expected to pay their respects for a justice who became a feminist icon and liberal hero.

  95. Democrats See a Glimmer of Hope Over Supreme Court Fight in Arizona’s Senate Race Politics, September 19

    If Mark Kelly wins a special election, he could end up casting a crucial vote on President Trump’s nominee.

  96. Ginsburg’s Death Further Polarizes Voters Just Weeks Before Election Politics, September 19

    Republicans want to push forward. Democrats are seething. A bitterly divided nation gets more so as a Supreme Court nomination fight looms.

  97. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Photos of Her Rise to the Supreme Court Express, September 19

    Pictures capture moments in her legal career, from law school professor to associate justice on the high court.

  98. Trump Presses for New Justice ‘Without Delay’ as Election-Season Battle Looms Washington, September 19

    The president is likely to nominate a successor this coming week to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, but Senate Republicans are weighing whether they have the votes to confirm his choice before the Nov. 3 election.

  99. Trump Presses for New Justice ‘Without Delay’ as Election-Season Battle Looms Washington, September 19

    The president is likely to nominate a successor this coming week to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, but Senate Republicans are weighing whether they have the votes to confirm his choice before the Nov. 3 election.

  100. In the Supreme Court Battle to Come, Here Are the Senators to Watch Washington, September 19

    Republicans hold a narrow majority in the Senate, meaning they can only afford to lose a few votes in their push to confirm a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Here are the potential swing votes.

  101. The Latest Positions of Key Senators on Ginsburg’s Replacement Express, September 19

    The political jockeying intensified on Saturday about what the Senate would do to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

  102. In the Supreme Court Battle to Come, Here Are the Senators to Watch U.S., September 19

    Republicans hold a narrow majority in the Senate, meaning they can only afford to lose a few votes in their push to confirm a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Here are the potential swing votes.

  103. Cash Is Flowing Over Confirmation Battle for Supreme Court Vacancy Washington, September 19

    Justice Ginsburg’s death on Friday night plunged Washington into what is certain to be a fierce clash as liberals seek to stop President Trump and the Republican-led Senate from confirming a replacement before Inauguration Day.

  104. How Mitch McConnell Can Quickly Push Through Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Washington, September 19

    The rules and partisan breakdown of the Senate make it possible for Republicans to swiftly confirm President Trump’s pick. Here’s how.

  105. From Trump, No Respect for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, or the Rules Op Ed, September 19

    Once a cheater, always a cheater.

  106. Leading Candidates to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy Washington, September 19

    President Trump has vowed to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “without delay.” Here is who might fill the seat.

  107. Leading Candidates to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy Washington, September 19

    President Trump has vowed to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “without delay.” Here is who might fill the seat.

  108. Justice Ginsburg Is Mourned on the Supreme Court Steps Video, September 19

    In the hours following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, people gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court to honor her life and legacy.

  109. Justice Ginsburg Is Mourned on the Supreme Court Steps Video, September 19

    In the hours following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, people gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court to honor her life and legacy.

  110. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Loved Opera, and Opera Loved Her Back Culture, September 19

    Justice Ginsburg was the art form’s “greatest advocate and our greatest spokesperson,” says a leading director.

  111. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Live Updates: As Nation Mourns, Trump Pushes to Fill Vacancy ‘Without Delay’ Washington, September 19

    The death of Justice Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, has injected new uncertainty into the presidential election and sets off political maneuvering.

  112. Mourners Gather at Vigils Across the Country in Ginsburg’s Honor Washington, September 19

    The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, has injected new uncertainty into the presidential election and set off a torrent of political maneuvering.

  113. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Revives Talk of Court Packing Politics, September 19

    The idea recalls a move by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who hoped to push older justices to retire.

  114. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Revives Talk of Court Packing Politics, September 19

    The idea recalls a move by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who hoped to push older justices to retire.

  115. 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.

  116. Mourners Fill Supreme Court’s Plaza to Honor Ginsburg Washington, September 19

    At a spontaneous vigil in Washington, fans of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her life and career, detached from the political moment.

  117. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy Editorial, September 19

    In the rearview mirror, the victories of a trailblazing feminist. On the road ahead, the threat of an entrenched and powerful minority.

  118. Can Mitch McConnell Be Stopped? Op Ed, September 19

    If Republicans give Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat to some Federalist Society fanatic, Democrats should pack the court.

  119. McConnell Vows Vote on Ginsburg Replacement as Her Death Upends the 2020 Race Washington, September 18

    Democrats warn Republicans to follow the precedent they set in 2016, when they refused to consider President Barack Obama’s choice for the court on the grounds that it was an election year.

  120. Justice Ginsburg’s Judicial Legacy of Striking Dissents Washington, September 18

    She was part of the Supreme Court’s 4-member liberal wing throughout her 27-year tenure and led it in her last decade.

  121. Justice Ginsburg’s Judicial Legacy of Striking Dissents Washington, September 18

    She was part of the Supreme Court’s 4-member liberal wing throughout her 27-year tenure and led it in her last decade.

  122. Will the Election Turn on R.B.G.? Op Ed, September 18

    The nation was divided enough already.

  123. Will the Election Turn on R.B.G.? Op Ed, September 18

    The nation was divided enough already.

  124. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Knew What to Do With Her Time Op Ed, September 18

    But she also knew something about the unreliability of happy endings.

  125. Trump’s Supreme Court Nominees List Gets New Scrutiny Washington, September 18

    The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg focuses attention to a list of potential court nominees that President Trump updated last week.

  126. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Sorrow and the Worry Letters, September 18

    Readers express their sadness at the loss of the superstar justice but also worry about a rushed confirmation process with the election looming.

  127. ‘A Titan of Justice’: Leaders React to Ginsburg’s Death Express, September 18

    “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said.

  128. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87 Washington, September 18

    The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg’s pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.

  129. The Radical Project of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Video, September 18

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court’s feminist icon, not only changed the law, she also transformed the roles of men and women in society, according to Linda Greenhouse, contributing writer and former Supreme Court Correspondent for The...

  130. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87 Washington, September 18

    “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said in a statement.

  131. Virus Pulls Down Trump, Poll Shows, and G.O.P. Senators Suffer With Him Politics, September 18

    A New York Times/Siena College survey showed Joe Biden leading President Trump by wide margins in Maine and Arizona, and effectively tied in North Carolina. Susan Collins trailed her Democratic rival in Maine’s Senate race.

  132. Virus Pulls Down Trump, Poll Shows, and G.O.P. Senators Suffer With Him Politics, September 18

    A New York Times/Siena College survey showed Joe Biden leading President Trump by wide margins in Maine and Arizona, and effectively tied in North Carolina. Susan Collins trailed her Democratic rival in Maine’s Senate race.

  133. Trump’s Secret Health Plan Is a Promise Voters Have Heard Before Washington, September 17

    On Tuesday night, President Trump told a town-hall-style meeting he had a health plan to replace the Affordable Care Act that’s “all ready,” a pitch he has delivered for four years.

  134. Why Trump’s Supreme Court Fantasy List Is Bad for Real Life Op Ed, September 16

    Listing potential justices may distort how we see the judiciary and how it behaves. Joe Biden should stick to “no names.”

  135. Cookbook Celebrates 19th Amendment Dining, September 14

    The free digital cookbook from the American Bar Association features recipes from judges and lawyers.

  136. Trump Accuses Judge of ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Him in Tax Ruling Metro, September 11

    The president is appealing an order that allowed his tax returns and other financial records to be released to the Manhattan district attorney.

  137. A Court Just Slammed the Guantánamo Gate Shut Op Ed, September 10

    Does the public care about the 40 remaining inmates with no obvious end to their imprisonment?

  138. Trump Announces New Slate of Possible Supreme Court Picks Washington, September 9

    The president, who views his commitment to a conservative federal judiciary as critical to his 2016 victory, added 20 more names to earlier lists.

  139. Trump Reveals List for Possible Supreme Court Picks Video, September 9

    President Trump revealed a list of 20 people he would consider for a Supreme Court nomination if he was re-elected, and challenged his rival, Joseph R. Biden Jr. to do the same.

  140. With Freedom at Stake, Courts Are Collapsing Op Ed, September 9

    In Hungary, Turkey and India, the courts have turned into silent bystanders and complicit actors.

  141. Black, Native American and Fighting for Recognition in Indian Country National, September 8

    Enslaved people were also driven west along the Trail of Tears. After a historic Supreme Court ruling, their descendants are fighting to be counted as tribal members.

  142. After 6 Murder Trials and Nearly 24 Years, Charges Dropped Against Curtis Flowers National, September 4

    Mr. Flowers had faced the possibility of a seventh trial in the quadruple-murder case from Mississippi.

  143. After 6 Murder Trials and 24 Years, Charges Dropped Against Curtis Flowers National, September 4

    Mr. Flowers had faced the possibility of a seventh trial in the quadruple-murder case from Mississippi.

  144. Court Rules Guantánamo Detainees Are Not Entitled to Due Process Washington, September 2

    The decision in the case of a Yemeni held at the military prison in Cuba since 2004 found that an indefinite detainee’s only constitutional right is to challenge his detention.

  145. Indian Court Hands Down Symbolic Sentence for Outspoken Lawyer Foreign, August 31

    The case against Prashant Bhushan, a public interest lawyer who criticized the Supreme Court and its chief justice in tweets, was seen as a test of free expression in the world’s largest democracy.

  146. The Massacre That Emboldened White Supremacists Op Ed, August 28

    The 1873 murders of dozens of former slaves in a flyspeck Louisiana town still reverberate.

  147. 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.

  148. U.S. Supreme Court Arguments: Trump’s Financial Records Interactive, May 12

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