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  1. Manhattan D.A. Now Has Trump’s Tax Returns Metro, February 25

    After an 18-month court battle, prosecutors in Manhattan investigating possible bank and tax fraud have seized former President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.

  2. The Supreme Court Is Not Finished With Elections Op Ed, February 25

    The justices are about to consider whether the Voting Rights Act applies to policies that restrict the vote.

  3. Supreme Court Weighs Limits of ‘Hot Pursuit’ by Police Washington, February 24

    The court has said that the police need no warrants to enter the homes of fleeing felons. Does that exception also apply to people suspected of minor crimes?

  4. Cherokee Nation Addresses Bias Against Descendants of Enslaved People Washington, February 24

    The tribe’s Supreme Court excised language from its constitution that limited the citizenship rights of descendants of Black people who had been enslaved by the tribe before the Civil War.

  5. Los impuestos de Donald Trump: los pasos que siguen en la investigación en Español, February 23

    Una sentencia de la Corte Suprema ha allanado el camino para que los fiscales comiencen a escudriñar los registros financieros de Trump.

  6. Los impuestos de Trump: ahora los fiscales tienen más acceso a las finanzas del expresidente en Español, February 23

    Por todo lo que revelan, las declaraciones de impuestos tienen limitaciones. Pero otros documentos de los contadores del expresidente pueden ayudar a dar una visión más completa de sus finanzas.

  7. Trump’s Tax Returns Aren’t the Only Crucial Records Prosecutors Will Get Investigative, February 22

    For all that they reveal, tax returns have limitations. Other records from the former president’s accountants may help give a fuller picture of his finances.

  8. Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Abortion Referrals and Immigration Washington, February 22

    The cases, both challenges to Trump administration initiatives, may become moot if the Biden administration reverses course.

  9. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Pennsylvania Election Case on Mailed Ballots Washington, February 22

    In dissent, three justices said the court should have used the case to provide guidance in future elections.

  10. Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Final Bid to Block Release of Tax Returns Washington, February 22

    The former president’s accountants will give New York prosecutors the financial records he has spent years trying to shield.

  11. Here’s What’s Next in the Trump Taxes Investigation Metro, February 22

    A Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for prosecutors to begin combing through Mr. Trump’s financial records.

  12. Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Final Bid to Block Release of Financial Records Washington, February 22

    The former president’s accountants will give the records he has spent years trying to shield to New York prosecutors.

  13. Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Final Bid to Block Release of Financial Records Washington, February 22

    The former president’s accountants will give the records he has spent years trying to shield to New York prosecutors.

  14. How Democrats Are Already Maneuvering to Shape Biden’s First Supreme Court Pick Politics, February 21

    Party leaders are urging President Biden not only to consider racial diversity in potential Supreme Court nominees, but to look at candidates who don’t come from a traditional Ivy League background.

  15. Merrick Garland Faces Resurgent Peril After Years Fighting Extremism Washington, February 20

    The fallout from the Capitol attack and the shadow of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing are likely to take center stage at the confirmation hearings for President Biden’s pick for attorney general.

  16. Uber Drivers Are Entitled to Worker Benefits, a British Court Rules Business, February 19

    The decision was an important victory for labor activists in the U.S. and Europe who are pushing for better wages and stronger protections for gig economy workers.

  17. The Government Has Not Explained How These 13 People Were Selected to Die Op Ed, February 18

    The federal death penalty cannot be fixed. It’s time to end it.

  18. California’s Shifting Relationship With the Supreme Court National, February 17

    Wednesday: A conversation with the constitutional law expert Erwin Chemerinsky about what Californians can expect from a conservative court.

  19. 2 Americans Tied to Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Be Extradited to Japan Business, February 13

    The Supreme Court denied a bid by a father and son to block their extradition. They face trial on charges they helped Japan’s most famous criminal defendant flee to Lebanon.

  20. U.K. High Court Says Nigerians Can Sue Shell in Britain Over Oil Spills Business, February 12

    The Dutch energy company has a presence in Britain, and a judge ruled there was “a real issue to be tried.”

  21. Supreme Court Rebuffs Alabama’s Effort to Bar Pastor From Execution Chamber Washington, February 12

    The case was the latest in a series of disputes over the presence of spiritual advisers in execution chambers that have bitterly divided the justices.

  22. ‘Ruth: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words’ Review: Still Notorious Weekend, February 11

    This documentary puts her words front and center, relying on clips to provide a sweeping view of her ideals.

  23. What Mitch McConnell Got Right Op Ed, February 11

    Under Trump, Republicans reshaped the federal judiciary. Now Democrats have the chance to do the same.

  24. Let’s Not Forget Trump’s Failure to ‘Take Care’ Op Ed, February 11

    His administration subverted that constitutional mandate by undermining core missions of the government.

  25. Biden Administration Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Affordable Care Act Washington, February 10

    In a letter to the court in a pending case, the Justice Department disavowed the Trump administration’s challenge to the law.

  26. Biden Administration Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Affordable Care Act Washington, February 10

    In a letter to the court in a pending case, the Justice Department disavowed the Trump administration’s challenge to the law.

  27. Ilyse Hogue, Influential Abortion Rights Advocate, Will Step Down as NARAL Chief Politics, February 8

    In an interview, Ms. Hogue discussed a tumultuous era for abortion rights and the future of Roe v. Wade.

  28. Supreme Court Partly Backs Religious Challenge to California Virus Restrictions Washington, February 6

    The ruling followed a similar one in a case from New York and provided more evidence of a change in the court’s direction after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  29. 144 constitutional lawyers call Trump’s First Amendment defense ‘legally frivolous.’ Washington, February 5

    Taking aim at a key plank of the former president’s impeachment defense, the lawyers argued that the constitutional protections do not apply to an impeachment proceeding.

  30. Supreme Court Rules for Germany in Case on Nazi-Era Art Washington, February 3

    In a unanimous ruling, the court said a federal law bars suits against foreign governments accused of expropriating their own citizens’ property.

  31. Supreme Court Test for Biden: How Boldly to Disavow Trump’s Agenda Washington, February 1

    New administrations are generally cautious about changing their predecessors’ legal positions. But this time may be different.

  32. Top Pakistani Court Upholds Reversal of Conviction in Daniel Pearl Killing Foreign, January 28

    The court ordered the release of Ahmed Omar Sheikh, a man previously convicted of being the mastermind of the American journalist’s abduction and murder.

  33. 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?

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.