Law

Manhattan Prosecutors Are Trying to Connect Lots of Sordid Dots

Plus: What’s behind Judge Aileen Cannon’s delays in Donald Trump’s classified documents case?

He’s Going to Get Away With It

Losing faith in the justice system.

The Curiously Relevant Case of Rick Perry

Obviously official acts can still be read as potential crimes if an enterprising prosecutor so desires.

The Late-Night Laughs From Donald Trump’s Trial

What TV comedians communicate about average Americans’ takeaways from court proceedings.

Taking the Long View on Presidential Immunity

As the Supreme Court ponders a ‘rule for the ages,’ the time it takes will benefit Trump.

Trump Aides and False Electors Indicted in Arizona

The charges name the former president as 'Unindicted Coconspirator 1.'

Trial Evidence Promises a Glimpse Into Trump’s Inner World

Plus: Prosecutors’ exhibits are unsealed in the former president’s classified documents case.

Trump’s New York Criminal Trial Hears First Witness

‘It was election fraud, pure and simple.’

What Kind of Desperado Is Donald Trump?

His supporters have turned his bad behavior into a mark of honor. What if he is convicted?

Can the Supreme Court Provide Clarity on Abortion in Life-Threatening Cases?

Two years after Dobbs, there is still confusion about what exceptions to state abortion laws allow.

How Trump’s New York Criminal Trial Might Play Out

Plus: A look at the former president’s media strategy.

Trump’s First Criminal Trial by Jury

Jury selection in the case brought by Alvin Bragg in Manhattan begins Monday.

Even Jury Instructions Are Contentious in Donald Trump’s Documents Case

Why the Presidential Records Act is at the center of the latest controversy in the case.

The Conservative Legal Movement Got Everything It Wanted. It Could Lose It All.

Trump-era advances in jurisprudence came at a deep civic cost.

Julian Assange Gets A(nother) Day in Court

Plus: Steve, Sarah, Jonah, and David French weigh in on Ronna McDaniel’s ouster from NBC News and the purpose of political pundits.

How Will Jury Selection Work for Donald Trump?

Past high-profile cases can help us know what to expect.