Peter Swire of the White House NSA Review Board, Anita Allen of the University of Pennsylvania Charlie Savage of the New York Times join National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss government surveillance, past and future.
Lyle Denniston says an order that the Supreme Court issued late last week in a case involving a Roman Catholic order of nuns suggests that the claim has already found some sympathy among the Justices.
On Monday, the Supreme Court held in a unanimous verdict that U.S. Steel workers can’t be paid for time spent donning safety gear at work. But with any opinion written by Justice Antonin Scalia, the wordsmiths are picking through the 18-page decision for a few choice quotes.
A federal government panel charged with oversight of the NSA’s surveillance policies says its massive phone-data collection program is probably illegal, in another blow to the Obama administration.
Scott W. Gaylord from Elon University argues in this commentary there are three reasons that closely-held corporations can use to raise free exercise claims when it comes to the Affordable Care Act and contraception.
National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen interviews legal commentator and law professor Jonathan H. Adler and Senior Counsel to Constitutional Accountability Center Simon Lazarus about constitutional controversies surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
Lyle Denniston says the question of the correct constitutional standard about same-sex marriage is going to reach the Supreme Court in a way that can no longer be avoided
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen joins leading privacy experts Peter Swire and Benjamin Wittes to break down President Obama’s speech about NSA reforms and what it really means for Americans.
Chris Edelson from American University’s School of Public Affairs looks at the history of emergency presidential power from the drafting of the Constitution until today’s war on terror.
Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional uncertainty over President Obama’s request for a panel of advocates to appear in front of a secret government court that approves NSA requests to spy on Americans and others.