Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a Monday Supreme Court ruling provides a new layer of privacy protection to hotel guests and owners.
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The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t rule on its widely anticipated Obamacare or same-sex marriage cases on Monday, but it did issue decisions that could have important impacts on privacy and agricultural price-support programs.
President Barack Obama has signed the USA Freedom Act, which changes how the NSA spies on Americans citizens. So what are the changes and are there constitutional implications?
As expected, Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul blocked a last-second attempt on Sunday to pass a new law that contains a reformed NSA phone data collection program. But the surveillance program could be back in place in a few days.
With a deadlock in Congress over NSA surveillance firmly in place, three key Patriot Act provisions are set to end on June 1. So what does that mean for the controversial spying program?