Lyle Denniston looks at the complications related to two former aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, their claims of protection under the Fifth Amendment, and if investigators can compel them to produce documents like emails.
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Lyle Denniston looks at two Second Amendment cases under consideration at the Supreme Court later this month that would clarify questions posed by the National Rifle Association.
Lyle Denniston looks at President Obama’s use of Executive Orders and his statement that he won’t wait for Congress to take actions he feels are necessary.
Lyle Denniston looks at a claim that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is actually a law that advocates the establishment of religion and is unconstitutional.
Lyle Denniston says an order that the Supreme Court issued late last week in a case involving a Roman Catholic order of nuns suggests that the claim has already found some sympathy among the Justices.