Feb 12

Constitution Check: Is a limit on the number of bullets a gun can fire unconstitutional?



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Lyle Denniston looks at the issue of ammunition clips, and if there is a constitutional precedent to protect them from gun control restrictions.



Feb 7

Constitution Check: Is the war crimes court constitutionally jinxed?



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Lyle Denniston looks at the troubled history of the Guantanamo Bay trials and their unsettled future.



Feb 5

Constitution Check: Is the War Powers Clause a dead letter in the Cyberspace Age?



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Does the Constitution give the president the power to conduct cyber-warfare? Lyle Denniston looks a new issue involving the War Powers Clause.



Jan 29

Constitution Check: Is winner-take-all Electoral College voting in trouble?



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Can anyone sue to stop an effort to change how electoral votes are allocated in swing states? Lyle Denniston examines the constitutional arguments about a contentious issue.



Jan 28

Constitution Check: What are the limits on the president’s appointment powers?



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Lyle Denniston looks at Friday’s appeals court decision over presidential recess appointments and why the case could be headed to the Supreme Court.