Lyle Denniston looks at due process and the public debate over the president’s authority to use drones as a weapon within the U.S.
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Lyle Denniston looks at the concept that judges or Congress should have some say in the process of using drone aircraft to target suspected terrorists.
Lyle Denniston looks at efforts by states to ban the federal government from enforcing national gun laws, and why those efforts face a serious constitutional roadblock.
Lyle Denniston looks at how the battle to win Congressional primary elections today may run counter to advice given by James Madison more than 200 year ago.
Lyle Denniston examines the presence of a 102-year-old voter at the State of the Union address as foreshadowing a Supreme Court decision over the Voting Rights Act of 1965.