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Nation Nov 25Justices reject bid for new trial for Adnan Syed from ‘Serial’ podcast case
Syed is serving a life sentence after he was convicted in 2000 of killing 17-year-old Hae Min Lee and burying her body in a Baltimore park.
Politics Nov 18Chief justice orders delay in House fight for Trump financial records
Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records.
Nation Nov 12Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA
The justices are hearing arguments Tuesday against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that shields immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation and allows them to work in the United States legally.
Nation Nov 10Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants
The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.
Nation Oct 23Ruth Bader Ginsburg to receive $1 million Berggruen Prize
The award honors Ginsburg for her pioneering legal work for gender equality and her support for the rule of law.
Politics Oct 11Appeals court rules House should be given Trump’s financial documents
The list of documents makes no mention of Trump's tax returns, which are the subject of separate legal disputes.
Nation Oct 08Supreme Court hears cases on LGBT people’s rights
The cases Tuesday are the court's first on LGBT rights since Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement and replacement by Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Nation Oct 07Supreme Court begins election year term full of big cases
This year, the court will hear high-profile cases about abortions, protections for young immigrants and LGBT rights.
Nation Sep 16A look at the revived allegations against Justice Kavanaugh
A new claim of decades-old sexual impropriety by Justice Brett Kavanaugh is rekindling the controversy that nearly derailed his confirmation to the Supreme Court last year. The allegation was unearthed by two New York Times reporters in their research for…
Nation Jul 16Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
Stevens served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal.