Nina Totenberg

NPR legal correspondent

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Supreme Court Faces Controversial Docket As New Term Opens

Monday, October 05, 2015

The Supreme Court returned for its new year Monday with its traditional first Monday ceremony and a new docket of high profile controversies to address.

Comment

The Supreme Court's New Term: Here's What To Watch

Monday, October 05, 2015

The Supreme Court returns Monday for its new session, with cases pending that could limit access to abortion, restrict unionizing among public employees and alter voter participation.

Comment

Law Beyond Our Borders: Justice Breyer Is On A Mission

Monday, September 14, 2015

In his new book, Stephen Breyer details cases involving the interdependence of law in the U.S. and other countries. No branch of government can avoid dealing with global issues any more, he said.

Comment

Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Sandra Day O'Connor, 'Sisters In Law'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A new book explains that the women were not personal friends, but they were strong allies on the Supreme Court bench, especially in the legal fight for women's equality.

Comment

Coda To A Cold Case: The Mystery Of The Stolen Stradivarius, Resolved

Thursday, August 06, 2015

A Stradivarius violin, which was stolen and hidden for 35 years, has now been found. It belonged to the late virtuoso Roman Totenberg — the father of NPR's Nina Totenberg. Nina tells the story.

Comment

A Rarity Reclaimed: Stolen Stradivarius Recovered After 35 Years

Thursday, August 06, 2015

For decades, virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg played his prized Stradivarius around the world. Then one day in 1980 it was snatched. Gone. But in June, the FBI called his daughter with news.

Comment

How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

Sunday, July 12, 2015

This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.

This week: A stress-free way ...

Comment

Judicial Differences Take Center Stage In 'Scalia V. Ginsburg'

Friday, July 10, 2015

The opera Scalia/Ginsburg debuts this weekend at the Castleton Festival in Virginia. The story originally aired on July 10, 2013 on All Things Considered.

Comment

Ginsburg: Liberal Justices Make A Point To Speak With One Voice

Friday, July 10, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday provided an unusual peek behind the scenes at how the court did its work this term.

It's true, she said, that the liberal justices tried to be disciplined about having their majority opinions, and even their dissents, speak with one voice in ...

Comment

Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

Monday, July 06, 2015

The latest session made history on several fronts, and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn't mean they will in the future.

Comment

Supreme Court Concludes Term With Death Penalty Ruling, Looks Ahead

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The court wrapped up on Monday, supporting the use of a controversial drug for executions by lethal injection. The justices also set up cases to be heard next term on affirmative action and abortion.

Comment

Lethal Injection Ruling Draws Out Justices' Passionate Opinions

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court allowed the use of a controversial drug for lethal injection. Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissent called the requirement of proof of a more humane method "patently absurd."

Comment

In Same-Sex Marriage Decision, Supreme Court Bitterly Divided

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Comment

Supreme Court Changes Face Of Marriage In Historic Ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015

The court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, setting off celebrations nationwide. Opponents — and justices' incensed dissents — suggest the fight isn't over.

Comment

Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Reaction

Friday, June 26, 2015

Same-sex marriage is now legal nationwide in the U.S. For a look at what lay behind the Supreme Court's decision, and its ramifications, David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Nina Totenberg.

Comment

Supreme Court Vindicates President; Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

Friday, June 26, 2015

The high court preserved a key provision in Obama's signature health care law. Chief Justice John Roberts' written opinion seems to shut the door on further legal challenges to the law.

Comment

Supreme Court Thwarts Efforts To Put Obamacare On Life Support

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Thursday's court ruling upheld subsidies nationwide under the Affordable Care Act. And unlike the court's previous Obamacare ruling, the majority was unified and the tone was broad.

Comment

Breaking Down The Supreme Court Ruling On Obamacare Subsidies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. For details on the ruling, Renee Montagne speaks with Nina Totenberg and Mara Liasson.

Comment

This California Raisin Grower Just Got His Day In The Sun

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a group of California raisin growers who objected to being forced to participate in a crop set-aside program.

Comment

Justices: Governments Get More Say On License Plates, Less On Road Signs

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Supreme Court has made it much more difficult for governments at every level to regulate signs. And in a separate decision, the court gave states free rein over what may be put on license plates.

Comment