Executive Branch

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: It’s shaping up to be a momentous term for SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama administration to file amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage

Constitutional Law

Judge orders Michigan to recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages

Aviation & Space Law

Record fine of up to $1.6M imposed on Southwest over planes sitting for hours on tarmac

Trials & Litigation

Feds won’t put NY Times reporter on stand in CIA-leak case; judge nixes request to bar his testimony

Aviation & Space Law

Close ‘mind-boggling’ loophole, screen airline workers for guns, lawmaker tells TSA

Obituaries

Hundreds turn out for funeral of former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo

Features

1915-1924: Wilson, women and war

Features

1935-1944: A New Deal

Features

1955-1964: Civil rights struggle gains momentum

Features

1965-1974: Watergate and the rise of legal ethics

Features

1975-1984: Environmental law is born

Features

1995-2004: A new millennium

Executive Branch

Obama plans to use executive power to help normalize relations with Cuba

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes lengthy sentences in eight drug cases, pardons 12 others

Constitutional Law

Obama’s immigration order is unconstitutional, judge rules; parties didn’t raise the issue

Criminal Justice

Should those who OK’d ‘brutal interrogation techniques in violation of US law’ be prosecuted?

Constitutional Law

DOJ report says Cleveland police have pattern of using unreasonable force

Aviation & Space Law

Amid talk of possible carry-on ban, plane passenger charged with using backpack as dangerous weapon

Constitutional Law

Texas AG leads 17-state lawsuit against Obama administration over executive order on immigration