Jan 8

Can the nation’s capital really be moved to Nebraska?



Posted 3 months, 12 days ago.

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A senate candidate in Nebraska is running tongue-in-cheek TV ads asking for the nation’s capital to be moved from Washington, D.C., to his home state. But is that a constitutional reality?



Jan 6

A pre-emptive Snowden pardon seems against the odds



Posted 3 months, 14 days ago.

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The New York Times and the Guardian want President Obama to grant clemency or a pardon to Edward Snowden. However, that seems like a long shot even though it is within the President’s constitutional powers.



Jan 3

Federal courts continue warnings about budget and the Sixth Amendment



Posted 3 months, 17 days ago.

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As a new year starts, the Chief Justice of the United States and top officials in the federal court system continue to warn about budget cuts that will make it harder for people to have access to public defenders.



Jan 1

Legal marijuana sales start in Colorado as issues linger



Posted 3 months, 19 days ago.

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Retail marijuana stores are open for business on New Years’ Day in Colorado, the first state that has successfully legalized the controlled sale and use of recreation pot. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the cloud of legal controversy has lifted.



Dec 30

Could a Supreme Court decision kill free sports, network programs on TV?



Posted 3 months, 21 days ago.

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The Supreme Court might take on a potential game-changing case in January that could lead to major TV networks pulling some of their free popular programs from the airwaves.