The blockbuster decisions — on abortion, guns, religion and climate — told part of the story. But the court’s abrupt rightward shift ran through its entire docket.
And other questions about gun regulations then and now.
Think about what the world was really like before Roe.
Warnings of the court’s declining credibility are hardly new, but after Roe’s fall, they’ve intensified and moved well beyond the bench.
Readers suggest compromise legislation, offshore abortion clinics, expanding the Supreme Court and more. Also: Justices Thomas and Kavanaugh; Mike Pence; bathing suits.
Dobbs and Bruen revealed the sweeping terribleness of the current court’s reasoning.
An out-of-control court sends women back to the Dark Ages.
The decision overruling Roe v. Wade exposed internal divisions among conservative justices about reconsidering other rights.
Outflanked by five impatient and ambitious justices to his right, the chief justice has become powerless to pursue his incremental approach.
The Dobbs ruling is the start of a new era of conflict over abortion.
The Supreme Court delivered a victory for gun rights, while the Senate passed a gun control bill for the first time in decades.
If the tables were turned, Republicans would not hesitate to use every argument, and every tool, at their disposal.
Isn’t having to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term the same as forced labor?
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote to legislators in a crucial swing state after the Trump campaign’s loss in 2020.
If Justice Thomas is genuinely concerned about the eroding faith in his own institution, the first thing he can do is look in the mirror.
In remarks at a conference in Dallas, he also decried the recent protests at justices’ homes and said conservatives would not adopt such tactics.
The leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade also takes aim at its version of history, challenging decades of scholarship that argues abortion was not always a crime.
What the leaked draft opinion on abortion rights reveals about the Supreme Court.
Roe v. Wade seems to be on the cusp of falling.
The slap and the slip were the same kind of gaffe.
How the Supreme Court justice and his wife came to be at the heart of the conservative movement.
Readers react to Ross Douthat’s column “Is This the End of the Movies?” Also: Supreme Court ethics; reading “dirty” Shakespeare.
Not for the first time.
In the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas was involved in a range of efforts to keep President Donald J. Trump in power.
From Anita Hill to Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Senate keeps embarrassing itself.
There is debate within the committee investigating the assault on the Capitol over whether to seek testimony from the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas about her efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
The nature of the text messages was enough to require recusal, legal experts said. But the Supreme Court has traditionally left such decisions to the discretion of the justice in question.
The Supreme Court justice, 73, had been hospitalized for a week with flulike symptoms.
Trump couldn’t ask for two better friends in his quest to harm American democracy.
Justice Thomas, who was hospitalized on Friday, was being treated with intravenous antibiotics and was expected to be released in a day or two, the court said on Sunday.
She nearly unseated Senator Arlen Specter after his aggressive grilling of Ms. Hill during Clarence Thomas’s 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
A new face on the court is welcome, but it won’t change its ideological trajectory. At least not yet.
We have a Times investigation of Ginni and Clarence Thomas — as well as the latest news from Ukraine.
The Supreme Court justice and his wife battled for years for a more conservative America. New reporting shows how far she was willing to go after Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss.
President Biden spent decades in the Senate and presided over the transformation of Supreme Court fights into hyperpartisan affairs. Now he is pushing to lower the temperature for his own nominee.
It has become a willing participant in a war for the soul of the country.
The only question is, how will they explain it?
I thought we had more time before the 1973 decision was overturned. I now believe I was wrong.
Another problem with the court’s “shadow docket.”
The court, which is hearing major cases on abortion and guns, has revised its procedures to make sure that all justices are heard.
Two of the justices want to revisit a landmark decision for free expression. They may soon get the chance.
The Supreme Court routinely rejects death penalty appeals. But it halted an execution when religion became an issue.
With conservative justices in the majority, it seems to be reshaping itself in his image.
Twenty years ago, the Court easily weathered the storm created by Bush v. Gore. But things are different now.
The court, which is dominated by six Republican appointees, will confront a charged docket, including a case asking it to overrule Roe v. Wade.
The singer’s abuse of Black women and girls was hiding in plain sight.
Kennedy’s new essay collection, “Say It Loud!,” challenges many common beliefs in the name of individuality.
The chief justice’s power waned, and the three Trump justices grew more influential. The term ended with an exclamation point, with the court imposing new limits on the Voting Rights Act.
In the term so far, including two major decisions on Thursday, the court’s expanded conservative majority is fractured and its liberals are often on the winning side.
In her opinions, Justice Sotomayor explains how Supreme Court cases are part of a larger unfolding story of where the country finds itself.