Adam Liptak, The New York Times

Adam Liptak

The New York Times

Contact Adam

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • The New York Times

Recent articles by Adam:

In Case on Wealth Test for Green Cards, a Scathing Sotomayor Dissent

The vote was 5 to 4, with the Supreme Court’s conservatives in the majority. → Read More

Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards

The new policy revised the so-called public charge rule, making immigrants ineligible for permanent legal status if they use public benefits like Medicaid and food stamps. → Read More

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Allow Some State Aid to Religious Schools

The justices heard arguments on a Montana scholarship program struck down by the state’s Supreme Court. → Read More

Supreme Court to Consider Limits on Contraception Coverage

The justices will weigh Trump administration regulations allowing employers to refuse to provide access to birth control on religious or moral grounds. → Read More

Supreme Court to Hear Timely Case on Electoral College Voters

A handful of rogue electoral votes, if allowed, could tip the next presidential election. → Read More

Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of ‘Bridgegate’ Prosecution

Justices across the ideological spectrum seemed wary of allowing prosecutions based on officials’ misrepresentations about the reasons for their actions. → Read More

Trump’s Impeachment Trial a Perilous Duty for Chief Justice

Chief Justice John Roberts’s role at an impeachment trial may be mostly ceremonial, but signs of partisanship could damage the Supreme Court. → Read More

Second Amendment Case May Fizzle Out at the Supreme Court

Arguments in the court’s first case on the scope of the amendment in nearly a decade focused on whether the repeal of a New York law made the case moot. → Read More

Theodore Olson, Conservative Stalwart, to Represent ‘Dreamers’ in Supreme Court

Mr. Olson argued for the winning sides in Bush v. Gore and Citizens United and was a leader in the fight for a right to same-sex marriage. → Read More

Supreme Court Backs New Trump Asylum Restrictions

The policy requires many Central American migrants to seek and be denied asylum in another country before applying in the United States. → Read More

Supreme Court Lets Trump Proceed on Border Wall

The court’s ruling, addressing a stay application, was an interim step in a litigation that will continue in the lower courts. → Read More

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census

President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday. → Read More

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case

The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count. → Read More

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census

Justice Department lawyers also told a judge on Friday that they would press ahead with efforts to add the question, did not know yet what kind of rationale they would put forward. → Read More

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case

After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation. → Read More

Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question on Census in Doubt

In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants. → Read More

Supreme Court Sustains Executive Power in Sex Offender Case

The decision, from an eight-member court, suggested that the major constitutional issue it considered may soon return to the court. → Read More

Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property

Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity. → Read More

Supreme Court Could Change Abortion Rights Without the Alabama Law

The court’s conservative majority may prefer to chip away at abortion rights rather than overrule Roe outright. → Read More

Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple to Proceed

Plaintiffs argued that the technology giant had used its monopoly power to raise the prices of iPhone apps. → Read More