The Supreme Court might take on a potential game-changing case in January that could lead to major TV networks pulling some of their free popular programs from the airwaves.
In this second article of a five-part series, Lyle Denniston surveys the constitutional issues developing on abortion. Later articles will deal with health care, same-sex marriage, and elections. The first article dealt with the war on terrorism.
In a five-part series, Lyle Denniston looks ahead to likely developments in 2014 on major constitutional issues. Later articles will deal with abortion, health care, same-sex marriage, and elections.
The New Republic’s legal affairs editor and National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen interviews Cass Sunstein, a member of the five-person Review Panel that wants sweeping changes to the National Security Agency’s surveillance program.
January is shaping up to be an interesting month at the Supreme Court, as the nine Justices will ponder Barack Obama’s presidential powers, and try to settle issues left open from the Anna Nicole Smith inheritance case from 2011.
The controversy over a public display in Florida that features a Nativity scene and a Festivus pole has taken a new turn, after an application from satanic followers was denied by a state official.
Lyle Denniston looks at the broader implications of this week’s district court’s ruling on the NSA’s phone surveillance policy’s constitutionality.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen says that Judge Richard Leon’s decision about NSA programs probably violating the Constitution shows a flaw in Obama administration arguments about a 1979 Supreme Court decision.
President Barack Obama is releasing a critical report today about the National Security Agency that calls for more than 40 major reforms, after parts of the report were leaked to the press last week.
A big Supreme Court decision next year could influence a precedent, the Plastic Reindeer Rule, that has limited the use of religious symbols like nativity scenes in public places.