Lyle Denniston explains the key role Justice Anthony Kennedy played in Tuesday’s Proposition 8 arguments, and why a stalemate could be in store.
Lyle Denniston previews the historic arguments this week about same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.
Will public opinion polls sway the Supreme Court as it considers two cases related to same-sex marriage? Lyle Denniston looks at how the court has discussed the idea of political pressures in the past.
Lyle Denniston examines claims that the Second Amendment protects gun-ownership rights extensively and how that jibes with a 2008 Supreme Court decision.
Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional argument that a president has to defend in court a law passed by Congress, even if the president thinks the law in unjust.