Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term meanings behind the Supreme Court’s health care ruling, what Chief Justice John Roberts was thinking and what it could all mean for the election.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims that the nine Supreme Court justices aren’t making decisions independent of political parties.
Lyle Denniston explains what Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on television obscenity means, and why the court didn’t settle the First Amendment debate involving broadcasters, live profanity and brief images of nudity.
Lyle Denniston looks at the chances of success for a threatened lawsuit from GOP Rep. Steve King over the Obama administration’s latest immigration-policy moves.
Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.