Nina Totenberg

NPR legal correspondent

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Surveillance Act Criticized, But Can It Be Fought?

Monday, October 29, 2012

The Supreme Court will consider whether to allow a challenge to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act on Monday. Opponents of the law call it unnecessarily intrusive, but that's n...


Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court

Friday, October 19, 2012

A federal appeals court ruling has catapulted a New York case to the head of the line, as the Supreme Court considers which of many cases it should use to decide whether the Defense o...


Arlen Specter, Senator Who Gave No Quarter, Dies

Sunday, October 14, 2012

The five-term senator, a moderate Republican-turned-Democrat, was a key member of the Judiciary Committee and consistently a thorn for leaders of both political parties and their pres...


Court Questions University's Affirmative Action Plan

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

At issue is whether the University of Texas, Austin discriminated against a white applicant when it did not offer her a spot. At Wednesday's argument, a court majority seemed poised t...


High Court Preps For Another Headline-Making Term

Monday, October 01, 2012

Decisions are expected this term on affirmative action in higher education, same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act and a lot of privacy issues. The court opens the term Monday by ta...


High Court Bars Mandatory Life Terms For Juveniles

Monday, June 25, 2012

By a 5-4 vote, the court said juveniles may still be sentenced to life without parole, but that to do so automatically, without allowing the judge or jury to consider other factors, w...


Defense Rests In Roger Clemens Perjury Trial

Monday, June 11, 2012

The arguments came to a close with the baseball star taking the stand. Clemens is accused of lying to Congress about his use of performance enhancing drugs.


Clemens' Former Trainer Admits Changing Testimony

Friday, May 18, 2012

The prosecution's star witness underwent a withering cross-examination on Thursday at Roger Clemens' perjury trial. Brian McNamee is the only person with firsthand evidence that contr...


20 Years Later: Anita Hill and the Justice Thomas Confirmation Hearings

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

I'm a journalist. I'm a reporter. I cover the court. This was my story. I thought it was a credible story but you know, you saw what I saw and I don't think we actually have proof pos...

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20 Years Later: Anita Hill and the Justice Thomas Confirmation Hearings

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Two decades later, Nina Totenberg, NPR legal affairs correspondent, talks about the ripple effects of Justice Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation hearings and Anita Hill's accusations against him.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Supreme Court begins a new session with a new member: Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Nina Totenberg, NPR’s legal affairs correspondent, sizes up the new session and upcoming cases on issues from gun control to campaign finance.

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Street Life

Thursday, October 22, 2009

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at where the NYC mayoral candidates’ stand on the creation of bike lanes and public plazas where cars used to have right of way. Andrea Bernstein talks about Grand Street and other hot spots in the debate ...

Characterizing the Court

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Nina Totenberg, legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio, sizes up the third Supreme Court session under Chief Justice Roberts and looks at the role of precedent today.


Supreme Court Decides; Jon Stewart; Ms.; McFadden's; Obits; Hearst; Word Watch: XFL

Friday, December 15, 2000

The Supreme Court decides an election and Brian interviews Jon Stewart.