Constitutional law professor Sanford Levinson says our Constitution is badly in need of an overhaul. Lyle Denniston evaluates the need for more conversation – or maybe a national convention.
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Are women guaranteed a constitutional right to serve their country in direct active- military combat? Lyle Denniston looks at a lawsuit that seeks to break the glass ceiling on the battlefield.
A Washington Post reporter says a potential Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage as a fundamental right could help nullify rulings in more than 30 states. Lyle Denniston explains the issue isn’t as simple as it seems.
Does a case for banning the use of the filibuster in the Senate stand a chance of success with the Supreme Court? Lyle Denniston looks at a recent news story that claims the case looks strong.
Did President Obama endorse a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage? Constitutional expert Lyle Denniston looks at four ways the president could endorse the legal right of same-sex couples to enter civil marriage that could apply to all states – if he chose to do so.