May 2

Constitution Check: Was the court wrong in agreeing to decide and in its ruling in Bush v. Gore?

Posted 11 months, 20 days ago.


Lyle Denniston examines the latest remarks by retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about how the Supreme Court acted in the controversial Bush v. Gore decision.

Apr 30

Constitution Check: Will the court repudiate decisions from the World War II era?

Posted 11 months, 22 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the possibility of the Supreme Court repudiating one of its most controversial decisions: the World War II decision on Japanese-American internment camps.

Apr 25

Constitution Check: Can Congress override state and local gun control laws?

Posted 11 months, 27 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the challenges of passing a federal law that would guarantee the right of someone to carry a concealed gun as they travel between states.

Apr 22

Constitution Check: Are there limits on questioning a bombing suspect?

Posted 12 months, 0 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the issues of Miranda warnings, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Tsarnaev’s protections under the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment, and the public safety exception.

Apr 18

Constitution Check: Is the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay beyond court review?

Posted 12 months, 4 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the role of jurisdictional issues in the prolonged hunger strike by Guantanamo detainees.