1. N.C.A.A. Proposes Uncapping Compensation for Athletes U.S., Yesterday

    Under the plan, schools would set aside educational trust funds of at least $30,000 per year for at least half of their athletes, and would have to comply with Title IX laws.

  2. Justices Seem Skeptical of Challenge to Trump-Era Tax Provision U.S., Yesterday

    The Supreme Court’s liberal wing and more moderate conservatives seemed to be searching for a way toward a limited ruling on a tax law that affects foreign profits of American companies.

  3. Texas Woman Asks Court to Allow Her Abortion U.S., Yesterday

    A woman who is 20 weeks pregnant, and whose fetus has been diagnosed with a deadly condition, is suing for an abortion under a medical exception to the state’s bans.

  4. Supreme Court Dismisses Disability Activist’s Case as Moot U.S., Yesterday

    The activist, Deborah Laufer, had sued hundreds of hotels as a “tester,” having no intention of booking a stay, accusing them of inadequate disclosures about whether rooms were accessible.

  5. How a Legal Fight Over a $15,000 Tax Bill Could Upend the U.S. Tax Code U.S., Yesterday

    The Supreme Court ruling in the Moore case could cost the federal government billions of dollars in lost tax revenue.

  6. The Supreme Court Battle That Could Rewrite the Tax Code Business, Yesterday

    Oral arguments begin on Tuesday in a high-stakes case that could redefine what is taxable income.

  7. Sandra Day O’Connor Told a Truth About Marriage That Few Others Dared To Opinion, Yesterday

    She showed her love for John in a way that neither of them could have envisioned.

  8. Israel Tells More Gazans to Leave, and Supreme Court to Hear Pharma Case Podcasts, December 4

    Hear the news in five minutes.

  9. Supreme Court Appears Split Over Opioid Settlement for Purdue Pharma Washington, December 4

    The justices’ questions reflected the tension between the practical effect of unraveling the settlement and broader concerns about whether the Sacklers should be granted such wide-ranging immunity.

  10. What to Know About the Purdue Pharma Case Before the Supreme Court Washington, December 4

    A federal appeals court had signed off on a deal that would shield members of the wealthy Sackler family from lawsuits in exchange for billions for those harmed by the opioid epidemic.

  11. I Clerked for Justice O’Connor. She Was My Hero, but I Worry About Her Legacy. Op Ed, December 3

    She stands as a shining example of how women — everyone, really — can approach life and work.

  12. At Core of Purdue Pharma Case: Who Can Get Immunity in Settlements? Washington, December 3

    A broad ruling by the Supreme Court could mean the end of a strategy for resolving claims of mass injury in bankruptcy court in which organizations receive expansive legal protections.

  13. Fate of Billions for Opioid Victims From Sacklers Rests With Supreme Court Science, December 3

    The court will decide whether Purdue’s owners can gain permanent immunity from future opioid lawsuits in exchange for payments up to $6 billion.

  14. O’Connor’s Most Vital Work Was After She Stepped Down Editorial, December 2

    Justice O’Connor devoted her life after the court to fighting for an independent judiciary free of politics.

  15. In and Out of the Courtroom, O’Connor Inspired a Generation of Women National, December 2

    The Supreme Court justice, who died at 93 on Friday, made a series of influential rulings and inspired women across a range of fields as she cemented her legacy.

  16. Sandra O’Connor’s Extraordinary Final Chapter National, December 2

    The Supreme Court justice found herself balancing conflicting demands of professional achievement and family expectations to the end.

  17. Sandra Day O’Connor’s Last Times Interview Video, December 1

    The New York Times sat down with Sandra Day O’Connor in 2008 to discuss her groundbreaking life and work as the first woman on the Supreme Court. She spoke with us with the understanding the interview would be published only after her death.

  18. Sandra Day O’Connor’s Other Legacy Op Ed, December 1

    Justice O’Connor loved being a politician and, in a way, never stopped being one.

  19. 5 Books to Read About Sandra Day O’Connor Books, December 1

    Justice O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, was a swing vote on polarizing issues before a closely divided court. These books offer insight into her life, career and legacy.

  20. Justice O’Connor’s Judicial Legacy Was Undermined by Court’s Rightward Shift Washington, December 1

    Since her retirement in 2006, the court has dismantled her key rulings on abortion, affirmative action and campaign finance.

  21. Sandra Day O’Connor Is Celebrated as a ‘Trailblazer’ Express, December 1

    Public figures from across the political spectrum heralded the former Supreme Court justice for breaking barriers for women and striving for consensus on the nation’s highest court.

  22. Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on the Supreme Court, Is Dead at 93 Obits, December 1

    During a crucial period in American law — when abortion, affirmative action, sex discrimination and voting rights were on the docket — she was the most powerful woman in the country.

  23. Senate Panel Approves Subpoenas in Supreme Court Ethics Inquiry U.S., November 30

    The decision to try to compel cooperation from a leading judicial activist and a Republican megadonor came over fierce G.O.P. opposition and threats of retaliation.

  24. Russia Declares Gay Rights Movement as ‘Extremist’ Foreign, November 30

    Activists said the designation could put L.G.B.T.Q. people and their organizations under threat of criminal prosecution for something as simple as displaying the rainbow flag.

  25. Supreme Court Seems Wary of In-House S.E.C. Tribunals Washington, November 29

    The justices heard arguments over whether the Constitution allows the agency to pursue enforcement actions before its own judges instead of in federal courts.

  26. Why Judges in the Trump Jan. 6 Trial Need a Rocket Docket Op Ed, November 28

    Voters could go to the polls in 2024 without knowing whether one of the candidates is criminally responsible for trying to overturn the last one.

  27. Justices Search for Middle Ground on Mandatory Sentences for Gun Crimes Washington, November 27

    A federal law imposes a mandatory 15-year sentence for possessing a gun after committing three serious drug offenses. But which offenses count?

  28. Arizona Legislators Must Testify About Voting Laws, Supreme Court Rules Washington, November 27

    Two Republican lawmakers had argued that they could not be questioned about their motives for supporting the laws, which require proof of citizenship to vote in federal elections.

  29. Courts Strike Down Gun Control Measures in Two States National, November 23

    The rulings in Maryland and Oregon come amid a shifting legal landscape in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that has imposed new limits on gun regulation.

  30. White House Eyes Possible Threat to Good Friday Agreement: Rwanda Foreign, November 23

    Biden administration officials are watching whether the British government’s attempt to salvage its Rwanda asylum policy risks undermining the Northern Ireland peace accord.

  31. This Quiet Blockbuster at the Supreme Court Could Affect All Americans Op Ed, November 22

    This term largely revolves around a single question: Will our government retain the capacity to address the most pressing issues of our time?

  32. How the Voting Rights Act, Newly Challenged, Has Long Been Under Attack Politics, November 21

    A federal ruling this week was only the latest in decades of legal challenges to a law that has shored up Black Americans’ political power.

  33. Federal Court Moves to Drastically Weaken Voting Rights Act Politics, November 20

    The ruling, which is almost certain to be appealed to the Supreme Court, would effectively bar private citizens and civil rights groups from suing under a key provision of the landmark law.

  34. The Supreme Court’s Search for a More Attractive Gun Rights Case Washington, November 20

    The next big Second Amendment case, after one on domestic violence, could be about whether the government can disarm a man who lied to get food stamps.

  35. Why I Am a Liberal Op Ed, November 20

    Perhaps more than ever, there is an urgent need for a clear understanding of liberalism.

  36. Rumbles in the Senate and the Supreme Court — and the Movie You’ll Never See Op Ed, November 18

    Here’s what caught my eye this week.

  37. Supreme Court Refuses to Revive Florida Law Restricting Drag Shows Washington, November 16

    A federal judge in Orlando ruled that the law violated the First Amendment, saying it was “specifically designed to suppress the speech of drag queen performers.”

  38. The Supreme Court’s New Ethics Code: ‘Worthless’ Letters, November 15

    Readers criticize the code as weak and unenforceable. Also: The Trump trial; an optional Regents exam in New York; Anne Frank; vaping among the young.

  39. The Liberal Agenda of the 1960s Has Reached a Fork in the Road Op Ed, November 15

    Overturning Roe changed politics. Overturning affirmative action did not.

  40. Supreme Court’s New Ethics Code Is Toothless, Experts Say Washington, November 14

    The code of conduct issued on Monday, following reports of undisclosed travel and gifts, includes no enforcement mechanism and lets individual justices decide ethics questions for themselves.

  41. We Waited 200 Years for This Supreme Court Ethics Code? Editorial, November 14

    The Supreme Court’s new ethics code lacks any teeth and is full of language too fuzzy to hold justices accountable. And its tone is resentful.

  42. Growing Dissent Against Biden’s Israel Policy, and More Podcasts, November 14

    Plus, an ethics code for the Supreme Court and a new report on climate change.

  43. Read the Supreme Court’s Ethics Rules Interactive, November 13

    The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it had issued an ethics code for the justices after a series of revelations about undisclosed property deals and gifts intensified pressure on the court to adopt one. Here are the ethics rules.

  44. Supreme Court Adopts Ethics Code After Reports of Undisclosed Gifts and Travel Washington, November 13

    The code does not specify how the rules would be enforced or by whom.

  45. Supreme Court Rejects Case on Outdoor Exercise for Prisoner in Solitary Washington, November 13

    The court’s three liberal justices dissented, saying that the prisoner, Michael Johnson, should be able to challenge prolonged denial of fresh air.

  46. The Conservative Supreme Court Vision That Means Inequality for Women Op Ed, November 12

    The Roberts court’s commitment to history and tradition leads to decisions that reflect a constitutional order made with men in mind.

  47. Senate Panel Punts Effort to Force Testimony in Supreme Court Ethics Inquiry Washington, November 9

    The Judiciary Committee postponed votes to issue subpoenas for benefactors of Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito after Republicans threatened a politically charged fight.

  48. The Supreme Court Tests Its Own Limits on Guns The Daily, November 9

    Justices who have pushed against restrictions on gun ownership seemed sympathetic to limits for people under domestic violence restraining orders.

  49. The November 7 Supreme Court Guns Domestic Violence live blog included one standalone post:
  50. What to Watch for in Today’s Elections, and More Podcasts, November 7

    Plus, a gun rights case at the Supreme Court and WeWork’s bankruptcy filing.

  51. Here’s the latest on the case before the justices. U.S., November 7

    The court, whose gun rights decision last year set a new historical legal standard, will consider whether the government may disarm people subject to restraining orders for domestic abuse.

  52. Supreme Court Seems Likely to Uphold Law Disarming Domestic Abusers Washington, November 7

    A decision in the case could extend far beyond domestic abuse by clarifying the scope of a court ruling last year on gun rights.

  53. Supreme Court’s Devotion to Gun Rights Faces a Challenging Test Washington, November 6

    The justices will hear arguments on Tuesday on whether the government can disarm people subject to restraining orders for domestic abuse.

  54. Texas Man at Center of Supreme Court Case Says He No Longer Wants Guns Washington, November 6

    Zackey Rahimi has vowed “to stay away from all firearms and weapons” in a case that could expand gun rights protections, but advocates say he is not an ideal poster boy for the Second Amendment.

  55. Arrests Motivated by Politics Face a Supreme Court Test Washington, November 6

    A 72-year-old city councilwoman in Texas, accused of misplacing a document, says she was the victim of retaliation for exercising her First Amendment rights.

  56. Will the Supreme Court Toss Out a Gun Law Meant to Protect Women? Op Ed, November 6

    Even pro-firearms politicians are absent in the briefs supporting a lawsuit to make it harder to keep weapons out of abusers’ hands.

  57. Supreme Court to Hear N.R.A.’s Free Speech Case Against New York Official Washington, November 3

    The case is the second one this term asking the justices to decide when government activity crosses the line to become coercion forbidden by the First Amendment.

  58. The June 30 Student Loans Supreme Court Biden live blog included one standalone post:
  59. What the Debt Ceiling Deal Means for Student Loan Payments Washington, May 30

    The legislation would prevent President Biden from issuing another last-minute extension on the payments beyond the end of the summer.

  60. Neil Gorsuch Has Given Himself Away Op Ed, May 23

    A justice who frequently struggles to see injustice and cruelty in the present will surely struggle to see injustice and cruelty in the past.

  61. Supreme Court Dismisses Case on Pandemic-Era Immigration Measure Washington, May 18

    The justices acted after the Biden administration announced that the health emergency used to justify the measure, Title 42, was ending.

  62. Biden Is Running on His Record (and Away From It) Washington, April 25

    President Biden has acknowledged that he has not accomplished all he wished to. But that, he maintains, is an argument for his re-election.

  63. Video Testimony in the Covid Era Faces a Constitutional Test Washington, March 20

    Two criminal defendants have asked the Supreme Court to decide whether remote testimony against them violated the Sixth Amendment’s confrontation clause.

  64. Supreme Court Hints That It May Duck Two Big Cases Washington, March 7

    Recent orders suggest that the justices are thinking of dismissing cases involving the “independent state legislature” theory and Title 42, an immigration measure imposed during the pandemic.

  65. The February 28 Student Loans Supreme Court live blog included one standalone post:
  66. Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan U.S., February 28

    The administration faced a conservative court that has insisted that government initiatives with major political and economic consequences be clearly authorized by Congress.

  67. Biden Officials Tell Supreme Court That Title 42 Case Will Soon Be Moot Washington, February 8

    The justices are set to hear arguments on March 1 on whether Republican-led states may seek to keep in place the immigration measure, which was justified by the coronavirus pandemic.

  68. 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.

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

  71. 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.

  72. ‘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.

  73. 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.

  74. 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?

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

    In 2022, we debated the apocalypse.

  76. 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.

  77. 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.

  78. 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.

  79. 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.

  80. 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.

  81. 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.

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

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

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

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

  84. 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.