May 28

Waiting for Fisher: Affirmative action’s future and upcoming court decisions



Posted 10 months, 24 days ago.

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It’s been months since the Supreme Court heard arguments in a potentially landmark affirmative action case. So what’s holding up a decision by the justices?



May 27

Remembering the real reason for Memorial Day



Posted 10 months, 25 days ago.

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As we look at the ceremonies going on for the Memorial Day weekend, the controversy continues about whether such a weekend should exist.



May 22

An IRS official, the Fifth Amendment and a Congress controversy



Posted 11 months, 0 days ago.

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Do government employees like an Internal Revenue Service official have Fifth Amendment rights when testifying before Congress? That topic is being debated in the House, and may not be quickly answered.



May 22

Can President Obama influence the public debate on drone attacks?



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President Barack Obama has agreed to shift control of fatal drone attacks from the CIA to the military. But will this step, and a high-profile speech, change the public debate about the constitutionality of the controversial program?



May 21

Which came first: The chicken, the egg or the 10th Amendment?



Posted 11 months, 1 day ago.

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A current brawl in Washington features a fight over who can sell eggs in California and whether Congress is violating the intent the its 10th Amendment in a way that could scramble consumer prices.