Oct 2

Supreme Court meets under a shadow



Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston explains why the new Supreme Court term could be as memorable as the last one, and why Chief Justice John Roberts will be at the center of all the attention.



Sep 27

How much privacy does the Constitution guarantee for the blood’s chemistry?



Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.

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The Supreme Court, getting set for opening its new term, decided this week that it will take a serious look for the first time in nearly five decades at the constitutional privacy – or not – of individual’s blood chemistry.



Sep 6

Constitution Check: Is the constitutionality of voter ID laws already settled?



Posted 1 year, 7 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston explains why Texas might face a tough road if it appeals its Voter ID decision to the Supreme Court.



Sep 5

Constitution Check: Do voters have a right to cast their ballots before Election Day?



Posted 1 year, 7 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the legal issues of allowing voters to go to the polls in early voting, days before Election Day, as a convenience.



Aug 30

Constitution Check: Will voters decide the fate of the “Personhood Amendment”?



Posted 1 year, 7 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the prospect of potential state anti-abortion amendments passing Constitutional muster in a Supreme Court ruling.