Apr 1

Constitution Check: Do college athletes have a right to be paid a salary?



Posted 16 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at claims by the NCAA that the desire of Northwestern University football players to unionize should be decided by the Supreme Court.



Mar 26

Analysis: If Justice Kennedy writes the Hobby Lobby decision…



Posted 22 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at how Justice Anthony Kennedy could settle the Hobby Lobby case, based on some clues from Tuesday’s Supreme Court arguments.



Mar 25

Constitution Check: Does the Fourth Amendment protect the privacy of telephone conversations?



Posted 23 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at recent remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia that the Fourth Amendment might not prevent the government from listening to your phone calls.



Mar 18

Constitution Check: Does the First Amendment require live broadcasts of the Supreme Court?



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Lyle Denniston looks at the debate over televising Supreme Court proceedings and how a recent incident at the Court may have highlighted a potential problem with live broadcasts.



Mar 13

The Constitution Outside the Courts: Senator Dianne Feinstein



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Lyle Denniston looks at Americans who help shape the meaning of the Constitution in the nation’s life. Today’s Constitution-maker is Senator Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat and the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.