Lyle Denniston looks at the issues of Miranda warnings, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Tsarnaev’s protections under the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment, and the public safety exception.
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Lyle Denniston looks at the role of jurisdictional issues in the prolonged hunger strike by Guantanamo detainees.
With gun control in the news, Lyle Denniston looks at the argument that a new constitutional amendment would be the only way to satisfy groups on both sides of the issue.
Lyle Denniston looks at how the sequester could affect the ability of defendants to get justice in court if resources for public defenders are cut.
Lyle Denniston looks at whether a Georgia town can really tell every homeowner to have a gun inside their house.