The prospects for more violence in Egypt remain high; the Washington Post has new allegations of NSA security issues; the RNC is poised to ban NBC and CNN from its primary season.
Jeffrey Shulman from the Georgetown University Law Center breaks down the legal reasoning in the recent “I [heart] Boobies!” case, which reaffirmed the free-speech rights of middle-school students.
President Barack Obama is cancelling military exercises with Egypt in reaction to violence between Egypt’s military-backed government and Muslim Brotherhood supporters. But the President now faces issues at home about his administration’s continued financial aid to the troubled country.
The rapidly deteriorating situation in Egypt is having implications in Washington; and could the Supreme Court pass on a major case coming up in its new term?
Lyle Denniston looks at two secure e-mail services that have shut down in an act of civil disobedience about government surveillance of their customers’ electronic messaging.
Amanda Frost from American University’s Washington College of Law explains why Chief Justice John Roberts has set the stage for a constitutional conflict between Congress and the Supreme Court over judicial ethics.
Pauline Maier, a historian whose works on Revolutionary-era America renewed discussions about that age, is being remembered today for “making history vivid and accessible for all.”
Newark Mayor Cory Booker took a big step on Tuesday night to becoming the highest-profile Democrat in the U.S. Senate; also, a look at Justice Anthony Kennedy’s remarks on the legal profession.
In this commentary, National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen looks at the language the Obama administration uses about its spying programs, and why we really need to see the legal memos justifying such actions to fully understand them.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Judge Shira A. Sheindlin don’t agree on the city’s former policy about searching people on the street in a “Terry stop.” Here’s an explanation of what a Terry Stop is, and a look at Sheindlin’s decision against the city, which Bloomberg says he will appeal.