Mar 27

Man successfully argues the Fifth in deer killing case



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In central Pennsylvania, a farmer apparently has won an expensive constitutional argument over his Fifth Amendment right to evasively answer a game warden’s questions about a recently deceased deer.



Mar 27

Video: Lessons Learned in the Wake of the Arab Spring



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In this video from a recent event at the National Constitution Center, former Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou and others share their lessons learned in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings.



Mar 26

Podcast: What are the broader issues in the Hobby Lobby case?



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What will happen with the latest Obamacare challenge, and what are the broader implications of the Hobby Lobby case? Ilya Shapiro from the Cato Institute and David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center join Jeffrey Rosen for a spirited podcast discussion of this important Supreme Court decision.



Mar 26

Analysis: If Justice Kennedy writes the Hobby Lobby decision…



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Lyle Denniston looks at how Justice Anthony Kennedy could settle the Hobby Lobby case, based on some clues from Tuesday’s Supreme Court arguments.



Mar 26

A tale of a giant cheese, a loaf of bread and the First Amendment



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Today marks an interesting anniversary in U.S. history—the first known appearance of a huge loaf of bread at the White House, as a tribute to an equally giant, politically charged cheese wheel that symbolized the First Amendment.



Mar 25

Where to read about Tuesday’s Hobby Lobby arguments at Supreme Court



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The Supreme Court heard extensive arguments today about the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Here’s where you can get details and analysis of what the Justices said and asked.



Mar 25

How discrimination laws are caught up in the health care and religion debates



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National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen examines the links between the First Amendment and the Affordable Care Act, and why anti-discrimination laws could go by the wayside as part of a future Supreme Court ruling.



Mar 25

Constitution Check: Does the Fourth Amendment protect the privacy of telephone conversations?



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Lyle Denniston looks at recent remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia that the Fourth Amendment might not prevent the government from listening to your phone calls.



Mar 25

Another big affirmative action decision due from the Supreme Court



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The Supreme Court heard two high-profile cases last September on election financing and affirmative action. Today, we look at Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, a significant decision that could be announced soon.



Mar 24

Podcast: Will the New Mexico photography case blow up anti-discrimination laws?



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Should a company be allowed to refuse customers because of their sexual orientation? Two leading experts, Michael Dorf from Cornell Law and Richard Epstein from New York University Law, debate a very complicated issue that is before the Supreme Court.