Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action, other historical decisions on it, and the next case about the subject heading toward the Justices.
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Lyle Denniston looks at a constitutional conflict involving President Barack Obama and a new law that would block an Iranian delegate to the United Nations from entering the United States.
Lyle Denniston examines how a move by the acting head of Social Security that ended a tax return withholding practice has constitutional implications.
Lyle Denniston looks at recent statements from retired Justice John Paul Stevens about limiting gun rights, and a political reality that runs counter to that idea.
Lyle Denniston looks at the contentious issue of whether individuals charged with war crimes based on terrorist acts should be tried in a civilian court or by a military commission.