A federal judge ordered the big pharmacy chains to bear about one-third of the responsibility for fueling a deadly drug crisis.
Rudolph W. Giuliani, as former President Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer, spearheaded efforts to keep Mr. Trump in power.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the fall over whether the artist’s alterations of a photograph of the musician should be as protected as a new, transformative work.
The coming clash between the legal system and the electoral system.
Remember when there was talk of Joe Biden as a transformational figure?
Democrats may leave dozens of federal judicial vacancies unfilled this year, prompting concern among liberal groups about a blockade should Republicans win the Senate.
It’s hard to ignore the fact that empowerment feminism hasn’t really delivered on its promises.
How fines and fees trap people in a kind of penury from which they may never escape.
If convicted of both charges stemming from his defiance of the Jan. 6 panel’s subpoena, he could face a fine of up to $1,000 and up to a year in prison for each.
A group of law professors have tried to strengthen the disciplinary process for prosecuting attorneys by making complaints public.
The legislation would recognize same-sex marriages at the federal level and repeal a defunct law that defined marriage as between a man and woman. It faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
The White House quietly agreed with the Senate Republican leader to nominate Chad Meredith for a federal judgeship, but opposition from his fellow Kentuckian Rand Paul scuttled the deal.
Two conservative critiques of the administrative state are in contradiction with each other.
The city’s teachers, who sued over vaccine requirements, said the judges assigned to the case owned thousands of dollars of Covid-19 vaccine-maker stock, which could affect their rulings.
America’s age of norms is over.
Since New York’s eviction moratorium ended in January, tenants and their landlords are returning to housing court.
The government’s power to tackle pollution is not the only question at stake in a potentially far-reaching lawsuit.
Despite the terrifying experience of armed protesters picketing Jocelyn Benson’s house, she supports the right to protest outside public officials’ homes.
A judicial gathering at a seaside resort, with karaoke included, became a superspreader event.
A bill being drafted in the Senate would allow U.S. courts to try war crimes cases even if neither the perpetrators nor the victims are American.
Many of the protesters have expressed concern that the scrutiny over the demonstrations has distracted from the real issue: restricting a woman’s right to have an abortion.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. have become emblems of a stark divide at the Supreme Court as it confronts whether to overturn Roe v. Wade.
New York hasn’t raised the attorneys’ fees since 2004, creating a shortage that has denied the most vulnerable their constitutional right to a lawyer.
Crime Stoppers of Houston built its reputation on a successful tip line. Then it decided to take on Democratic judges.
Democrats aim to fill as many court vacancies as possible by the end of 2022, when Senate Republicans are in reach of winning control and slamming the brakes on President Biden’s picks.
Governor Kathy Hochul pushed for a rewrite of the 2019 laws governing the criminal justice system.
No senators distinguished themselves more during Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing than Booker, the face that looked most like Jackson’s.
At every stage, the nominee comported herself with professionalism, grace and dignity — the precise opposite of what we witnessed from some of the Republican lawmakers involved.
The Alaska Republican is facing a difficult re-election race in which she is under attack by former President Donald J. Trump and the right. Could a vote for President Biden’s nominee save her?
They had served on the territory’s highest court, part of an arrangement to retain links to the common law world after Hong Kong returned to China.
How Republicans used a specious attack to portray her as soft on child sex abuse.
Watching the Supreme Court nominee was a major moment, but her treatment by Republican senators felt all too familiar. “Every Black woman speaks that language,” one woman said.
Republicans’ hostile interrogation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and relentless re-litigating of past Supreme Court feuds marred a historic moment.
Republicans are using Jackson as a pawn in a political battle that has little to do with her or the Supreme Court.
What we’ve learned so far from the questioning of President Biden’s first nominee to the Supreme Court.
As Republicans suggested she was soft on crime, particularly when it came to child sexual abuse, and an extremist on matters of race, the Supreme Court nominee pushed back.
In her Supreme Court confirmation hearings this week, the judge will draw on her earlier experiences and those of her predecessors.
A look at Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s career as a Harvard student shows her early passion for justice, and her strong sense of identity.
Ms. Hochul wants to expand the list of crimes eligible for bail in New York, and give judges the power to consider a defendant’s “dangerousness” in setting bail for certain crimes.
Critics called the trial a “witch hunt,” and the latest effort by Prime Minister Hun Sen to eliminate the last vestiges of dissenting political voices in what was already a virtually one-party state.
Juror No. 50 in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial withheld his history of abuse. That doesn’t make him a bad juror.
Readers are moved by the courage of Ukrainians and their president. Also: Judge Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court; streaming movies.
The law professor who testified during Justice Clarence Thomas’s confirmation 30 years ago reflects on what hasn’t changed about the American judiciary.
Chief Judge Janet DiFiore wants the State Legislature to approve her plan to consolidate the state’s sprawling court network, which would condense 11 trial courts into 2.
For the first time, the E.U. executive arm said it would divert millions in grants to a member country to cover unpaid fines, escalating a confrontation despite jitters over Ukraine.
With a Supreme Court confirmation vote approaching, some Democrats are urging a speedier process to guard against unforeseen circumstances.
To the extent that Biden has been open about the politics and the optics of this nomination, I think he’s done a service for the public.
As Biden prepares to nominate the first Black woman to the nation’s highest court, members of this small, elite group are watching with complicated emotions.
The battles of the recent past will no doubt extend into the coming fight over President Biden’s choice to replace Justice Stephen G. Breyer.
Tomiko Brown-Nagin’s book is the first major biography of Constance Baker Motley, the first Black woman to serve as a federal judge, among other achievements.