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Jun 27, 2018, 2:07pm EDT
  • October 9, 2020

    Is it anti-Catholic to ask a Supreme Court nominee how her religion affects her decisions?

    President Trump’s nominee has written about how religious views and judicial views intersect — and sometimes collide.

  • September 22, 2020

    Court-packing, Democrats’ nuclear option for the Supreme Court, explained

    Why an FDR plan from the 1930s is suddenly popular again.

  • October 5, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, explained

    The votes are in.

  • October 5, 2018

    America under Brett Kavanaugh

    How Trump’s nominee will affect abortion, prisons, affirmative action, and gay rights.

  • September 14, 2018

    The Supreme Court’s drastic shift to the right, cartoonsplained

    President Trump’s pick to replace Anthony Kennedy will lead to a much more conservative Court.

  • September 7, 2018

    This is what life was like for women in America before Roe v. Wade

    "Massive numbers of women resisted the law": a historian on life before Roe.

  • July 9, 2018

    In many states, the end of Roe v. Wade is already here 

    Abortion access already hangs by a thread in some areas of the country.

  • July 9, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, explained

    He’s a veteran of every conservative cause you can imagine, from the 2000 Florida recount to the fight against Obamacare.

  • July 9, 2018

    Trump is starting to pressure red-state Democrats to support his Supreme Court pick

    Key Democrats face a tough balancing act on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.

  • July 9, 2018

    Trump just picked Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be his Supreme Court nominee

    If confirmed, Kavanaugh will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

  • July 9, 2018

    Trump’s about to announce his Supreme Court pick. Here’s when and where to watch.

    Trump will announce his nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy on Monday evening.

  • July 9, 2018

    Thomas Hardiman, Donald Trump's Supreme Court finalist, explained

    He’s an old colleague of Trump’s sister.

  • July 9, 2018

    The Supreme Court vs. democracy

    Even those most invested in the Court’s grandeur are finding it hard to defend its reality.

  • July 9, 2018

    The top 4 contenders for Trump’s next Supreme Court pick

    The president will announce his nominee Monday night (unless he tweets it out first).

  • July 9, 2018

    John Roberts is the Supreme Court’s new swing vote. Is he going to overturn Roe v. Wade?

    What we know — and what we don’t know — about John Roberts’s position on abortion.

  • July 7, 2018

    Justice Sotomayor is showing her liberal peers on SCOTUS how to be a potent minority voice

    She’s not compromising, and she’s not pulling her punches.

  • July 6, 2018

    Schumer faces the most important Supreme Court fight for Democrats in a generation

    Here’s how the Senate minority leader is trying to fight back.

  • July 2, 2018

    Justice Kennedy’s controversial judicial philosophy, described by a former clerk

    He was an optimist about American institutions, and also a realist.

  • July 2, 2018

    The volatility of the Supreme Court, explained in a cartoon

    The "median" justice tells us a lot about the Supreme Court, including how much it needs to be fixed.

  • July 2, 2018

    10 legal experts on the future of Roe v. Wade after Kennedy

    His decision to retire could lead to more "incremental" attacks against the landmark decision.

  • June 29, 2018

    Trump teases his Supreme Court pick, says he’ll announce it July 9

    Plot twist: The president said he wouldn’t ask the candidates about Roe v. Wade.

  • June 29, 2018

    Two-thirds of Americans oppose rolling back Roe v. Wade

    Both women and men agree.

  • June 29, 2018

    Polling data shows Republicans turned out for Trump in 2016 because of the Supreme Court

    They’re about to get exactly what they want.

  • June 29, 2018

    The woman who argued Roe v. Wade on Kennedy retiring: “We thought we had won this”

    "I’m really worried."

  • June 29, 2018

    Anthony Kennedy’s replacement could make it harder to fight climate change

    The retiring Supreme Court justice helped create the legal basis for regulating greenhouse gases, to the chagrin of many conservatives.