Today marks the anniversary of one of the biggest “reveals” in journalism history: the naming of the Watergate source. The irony is that the current feud between the press and the executive branch has some people making Watergate comparisons again.
Contributor Amy Feldman examines a case in Canada where students were strip-searched for a cellphone, and how that case would have played out in the United States.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims that a “fourth branch” of the government is putting a bureaucratic stranglehold on the other three branches, as well as state governments.
Lyle Denniston looks at the latest turn in a lawsuit over the deaths of three American citizens killed by drones as part of the war on terrorism.
Does the Second Amendment need to be changed or clarified? it’s your turn to sound off about 10 major issues related to the Constitution that people have been talking about for years.
It’s been months since the Supreme Court heard arguments in a potentially landmark affirmative action case. So what’s holding up a decision by the justices?
It’s been 21 years since the latest amendment to the Constitution. With issues continually at the forefront of public discourse, is it time to add the next 10 amendments? Take part in a virtual town hall all summer long on Constitution Daily.
President Barack Obama is renewing his efforts to close the Guantanamo terror prison over congressional objections, even though the Pentagon is asking for more money to maintain it.
Read the text for President Obama’s speech on U.S. counterterrorism policy at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House.
Lyle Denniston examines the argument, made by some, that reporters can be tried under the Espionage Act for seeking out the news about a classified program.