Oct 29

Constitution Check: Is Obamacare’s legality still in doubt?

Posted 5 months, 20 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at four potentially very significant new challenges under way to Obamacare, including one argument that is growing in popularity with the law’s critics.

Oct 24

The Constitution Outside the Courts: Judge Richard A. Posner

Posted 5 months, 25 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at remarks from a well-known judge, Richard A. Posner, and their possible influence over the voter ID law controversy.

Oct 22

Constitution Check: How strong is the same-sex marriage tide running?

Posted 5 months, 27 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at why it is hard to predict the progress of same-sex marriage across the nation, despite New Jersey’s move on Monday.

Oct 17

Constitution Check: Is the Supreme Court only willing to work at the fringes of the Second Amendment?

Posted 6 months, 2 days ago.


Lyle Denniston examines evidence that the Supreme Court is not staying completely away from lawsuits involving gun rights.

Oct 16

Constitution Check: Does banning affirmative action promote racial equality?

Posted 6 months, 3 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the state of Michigan’s argument in the Schuette affirmative action case, and if the Supreme Court can be persuaded that banning affirmative action creates an equal opportunity for all races.