Adam Liptak

Two court cases take diverging path when it comes to digital rights

The U.S. federal courts are being forced to apply 1976 law to modern digital innovations. With respect to two new digital services, judges took two different paths, ruling one was compliant with federal copyright law, while another was not.

Two court cases take diverging path when it comes to digital rights

Reading the Tea Leaves on Same-Sex Marriage

Reading the Tea Leaves on Same-Sex Marriage

Gun Control Proposals and the Second Amendment

Gun Control Proposals and the Second Amendment

Bush Era Surveillance Program Headed to Supreme Court

Bush Era Surveillance Program Headed to Supreme Court

Does Justice Kennedy Hold the Fate of the Health Care Law in His Hands?

Does Justice Kennedy Hold the Fate of the Health Care Law in His Hands?

Pew report calls U.S. voter registration system 'inaccurate, costly and inefficient'

A report from the Pew Center on the States documented how the U.S. voter registration system, with all its faults and failings, cost 2 million votes in 2008. It's also light years behind many other democracies, in terms of enabling eligible voters to vote.

Pew report calls U.S. voter registration system 'inaccurate, costly and inefficient'

Reports Reveals Vast Discrepancies in Voter Records

Reports Reveals Vast Discrepancies in Voter Records

Is Our Constitution Out of Date?

Is Our Constitution Out of Date?

Supreme Court ready to hear arguments over Obamacare

The U.S. Supreme Court today announced it would consider whether President Barack Obama's healthcare legislation is constitutional — and they've booked 5.5 hours for the discussion in the spring.

Supreme Court ready to hear arguments over Obamacare

Should Pharmaceutical Reps Have the Right to Doctors' Prescription Histories?

Should Pharmaceutical Reps Have the Right to Doctors' Prescription Histories?
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Takeouts: will Elena Kagan take her own advice? Sports update

Takeouts: will Elena Kagan take her own advice? Sports update
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Adam Liptak on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan

The biggest issue facing Elena Kagan may be the fact that she's never been a judge.

Adam Liptak on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan
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Looking for the next justice

Justice John Paul Stevens announced on Friday that he will retire this June, after 35 years on the bench. Democrats say they want to move quickly into the nomination process in order to have the next justice confirmed by the end of the summer.

Looking for the next justice
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Takeouts: California's earthquake, Justice Stevens prepares to retire

Takeouts: California's earthquake, Justice Stevens prepares to retire
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Supreme Court this week: Enron, gun control, torture

This week, the Supreme Court will hear three very different cases, from a corporate trial, to gun control laws, to international torture laws. New York Times Supreme Court correspondent Adam Liptak previews each case.

Supreme Court this week: Enron, gun control, torture