Private Bradley Manning faced 21 charges in his court-martial, but it was one specific charge – aiding the enemy—that became the focus of months of coverage by a concerned media.
Lyle Denniston looks at gun rights outside the home in the wake of the George Zimmerman case and why the right to carry a weapon depends upon what state or local laws allow.
A military judge will deliver the verdict in the Bradley Manning case on Tuesday afternoon, and journalists covering the story will have no shortage of self-interest in reporting the outcome.
Richard A. Arenberg, in this commentary, says the filibuster plays a vital role in the Senate as a counterbalance to House of Representatives, and it’s the recent behavior of senators that needs to change for the better.
A rare Third Amendment lawsuit pits a Las Vegas-area man against police who he claims acted like a bunch of rampaging Redcoats in his apartment.
Detroit’s bankruptcy case has the potential to be the latest in a series of high-profile power conflicts between the federal government and states with constitutional roots.
Lyle Denniston looks an interesting case possibly heading to the Supreme Court that may finally answer who in government decides whether the U.S. will recognize the legitimacy of another nation’s government.
A measure in the House could alter how millions of Americans receive their mail, as Congress debates using its constitutional powers to help cut costs at the United States Postal Service yet again.
Three recent polls show that Americans have on-going concerns about government surveillance of their communications, and mixed feelings about trading privacy for security concerns.
While much of the world is following Edward Snowden’s asylum case in Russia, another asylum case in Tennessee involving a home-schooling family is getting a lot of attention, too.