On Monday, the Supreme Court turned aside a plea to require jurors to satisfy the toughest legal test before they may vote to impose the death penalty, rejecting a new attempt by lawyers to further define an important Sixth Amendment ruling.
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Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston explains why a little-used section of the Voting Rights Act may not have much, if any, impact on federal voter identification lawsuits.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston looks at two recent developments in the legal debate over President Obama’s stalled immigration policies.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center and Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at significant legal developments in a transgender rights debate that seems headed back to the Supreme Court in the near future.
Signaling that the Supreme Court may be willing to take up the first significant test case on transgender rights, the Justices split 5-to-3 on Wednesday in blocking a lower court ruling on access of students to high school restrooms.