Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional uncertainty over President Obama’s request for a panel of advocates to appear in front of a secret government court that approves NSA requests to spy on Americans and others.
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Lyle Denniston says it is by no means clear that a state can wipe out already performed same-sex marriages that occurred within a window of opportunity when a state ban was not in effect.
Lyle Denniston looks at some recent quotes about restricted rights from gun owners, which show conflict over the Second Amendment even among people on the same side of the issue.
In this fifth and final article in a series, Lyle Denniston explores the constitutional issues that will influence the conduct of federal elections in 2014. Earlier articles in this series covered the war on terrorism, abortion, health care and same-sex marriage.
In this fourth article of a five-part series, Lyle Denniston looks ahead to the constitutional issues that will unfold in the campaign for same-sex marriage. The final article in the series will deal with election law. Earlier articles covered the war on terrorism, abortion, and health care.