Lyle Denniston looks at the Budapest Memorandum, a 1994 deal between the U.S., Britain and Russia about Ukraine, which wasn’t ratified by the U.S. Senate but may become a factor in the crisis there.
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Lyle Denniston looks at an interesting question: Do public schools have a First Amendment right to allow “unhealthy” food ads on school grounds?
Lyle Denniston looks at a rising chance that the Supreme Court might be persuaded to redefine privileges sought by reporters seeking to protect their sources.
Lyle Denniston looks at why some state attorneys general and the Attorney General of the United States have chosen not to defend some laws on the books, specifically in relation to same-sex marriages.
Lyle Denniston looks at the police use of cellphone tower information to track the movements of users, an issue that has lower courts split and could be headed to the Supreme Court.