Constitution Check: Is the Chief Justice’s power to pick judges of the secret wiretap court a bad idea?
Lyle Denniston looks at a growing debate about Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ power to select judges who sit on a top-secret court – a power assigned to him by Congress.
Lyle Denniston looks at the current movement in the legal system to determine if and how the Constitution protects the information on your own cellphone.
Lyle Denniston looks at gun rights outside the home in the wake of the George Zimmerman case and why the right to carry a weapon depends upon what state or local laws allow.
Lyle Denniston looks an interesting case possibly heading to the Supreme Court that may finally answer who in government decides whether the U.S. will recognize the legitimacy of another nation’s government.
Lyle Denniston looks at which court system could ultimately decide Detroit’s financial future after its bankruptcy filing.