Lyle Denniston looks at a recent public debate about who really sparked the movement toward an equal right to marry for same-sex couples.
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Lyle Denniston looks at the latest talk about different ways to amend the Constitution, including ideas about changing the article that outlines the amendment process.
Lyle Denniston looks at recent Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action and prayer, and the balance between majority rights and minority rights.
Lyle Denniston says that the Supreme Court’s Town of Greece ruling on Monday is actually a rather ambitious expansion of the court’s 1983 decision on the issue of legislative prayer.
Lyle Denniston says this week’s botched execution in Oklahoma raises some constitutional issues, but the Supreme Court has long been reluctant to second-guess the choices that states have made.