Jul 16

Constitution Check: Where does marriage law stand today in California?



Posted 9 months, 7 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston updates the state of same-sex marriages in California after the Supreme Court’s June decision about Proposition 8.



Jul 11

Constitution Check: Can the government legally delay the health care mandates?



Posted 9 months, 12 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at questions about whether federal agencies have too many opportunities to go their own way in implementing laws passed by Congress.



Jul 8

Constitution Check: Do the states have a right to be treated equally?



Posted 9 months, 15 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at some long-range implications from the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act ruling on other states-rights issues.



Jul 2

Constitution Check: Are new California same-sex marriages on shaky legal ground?



Posted 9 months, 21 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston examines the attempts at blocking same-sex marriages in California after the Supreme Court’s Proposition 8 decision, and why decisive action from Justice Anthony Kennedy ended the debate, for now.



Jun 27

Constitution Check: Where does same-sex marriage go from here?



Posted 9 months, 26 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the next steps in the legal campaign to secure the nationwide right for gays and lesbians to get married.