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  1. Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards U.S., January 27

    The new policy revised the so-called public charge rule, making immigrants ineligible for permanent legal status if they use public benefits like Medicaid and food stamps.

  2. Don’t Be Confused by Trump’s Defense. What He Is Accused of Are Crimes. Opinion, January 27

    Abuse of power and obstruction of Congress have long been considered criminal and merit impeachment.

  3. A Proposal to Offset Prosecutors’ Power: The ‘Defender General’ U.S., January 27

    If criminal defendants are to face a level playing field at the Supreme Court, a new article says, fundamental change is needed.

  4. India Restores Some Internet Access in Kashmir After Long Shutdown World, January 26

    The announcement applied only to 301 websites, and many Kashmiris said they were still in an information black hole.

  5. How Pakistan’s Politicians Help the Military Opinion, January 23

    Every time civilian politicians bend laws to accommodate the generals, they damage long-term prospects for democracy.

  6. Rebuke From Roberts Signals His Limited Role in Trump’s Senate Trial U.S., January 22

    A call for civility by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. underscores the delicate balance he is trying to maintain.

  7. Utah Judge Rules Against Woman Who Was Topless in Her Own Garage U.S., January 22

    A Utah judge ruled against a woman who tried to fight a lewdness charge for appearing bare-chested in front of her stepchildren.

  8. Supreme Court Seems Ready to Lift Limits on State Aid to Religious Schools U.S., January 22

    The justices heard arguments on a Montana scholarship program struck down by the state’s Supreme Court.

  9. A sketch artist captures the scene inside the chamber. U.S., January 21

    Only government-operated cameras are permitted in the Senate chamber, but there is no rule against reporters bringing in a pad and a pencil.

  10. Religious School Choice Case May Yield Landmark Supreme Court Decision U.S., January 21

    With oral arguments coming on Wednesday, both sides of the long-running fight over vouchers for religious schools are preparing for a watershed moment for public education.

  11. Supreme Court Will Not Rule Quickly on Obamacare Appeal U.S., January 21

    Democrats and the House of Representatives had urged the court to act in time to decide their appeals by the end of the court’s term in June.

  12. Supreme Court to Consider Limits on Contraception Coverage U.S., January 17

    The justices will weigh Trump administration regulations allowing employers to refuse to provide access to birth control on religious or moral grounds.

  13. Supreme Court to Hear Timely Case on Electoral College Voters U.S., January 17

    A handful of rogue electoral votes, if allowed, could tip the next presidential election.

  14. The Misguided Push for an Equal Rights Amendment Opinion, January 16

    There are better ways to help women, that are less prone to generating backlash.

  15. Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court? Opinion, January 16

    The Trump administration is doing its best to kick plaintiffs out of lawsuits it opposes.

  16. In Age Bias Case, Justices Discuss ‘O.K. Boomer’ and Eggless Cakes U.S., January 15

    A lively Supreme Court argument on protecting federal workers from age discrimination included telling remarks from several justices.

  17. Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of ‘Bridgegate’ Prosecution U.S., January 14

    Justices across the ideological spectrum seemed wary of allowing prosecutions based on officials’ misrepresentations about the reasons for their actions.

  18. Bernie Sanders Says He’d Consider Releasing List of Supreme Court Picks U.S., January 13

    In an interview with the editorial board of The New York Times, the senator touched on a broad range of subjects, including China, gun control and wishing people happy birthday.

  19. In McGahn Case, an Epic Constitutional Showdown U.S., January 13

    The Supreme Court has never definitively resolved whether Congress can sue the president.

  20. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She No Longer Has Pancreatic Cancer U.S., January 8

    Justice Ginsburg, 86, underwent treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered after a blood test in July.

  21. Taking Measure of #MeToo Reader Center, January 8

    Two Times reporters assess the movement and reflect on their work that fueled it.

  22. More Than 200 Republicans Urge Supreme Court to Weigh Overturning Roe v. Wade U.S., January 2

    Two House Democrats joined them in signing a legal brief in a case that is certain to inject the divisive politics of abortion into the 2020 presidential race.

  23. An Old Battle Resumes at the Supreme Court Opinion, January 2

    The Trump administration seeks to undermine a key protection against unlawful detention.

  24. Impeachment Trial Looming, Chief Justice Reflects on Judicial Independence U.S., December 31

    Chief Justice John Roberts’s year-end report on the judiciary praised civics education, but it was not hard to detect a timely subtext that appeared to be addressed to President Trump.