Lyle Denniston looks at the movement toward placing an important safeguard in the secret court that authorizes the government to scan data about potential terrorist threats.
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Lyle Denniston looks at two secure e-mail services that have shut down in an act of civil disobedience about government surveillance of their customers’ electronic messaging.
Lyle Denniston, in a new series, writes about individuals and organizations outside the courts who help shape the Constitution through their actions. First up: new publishers Jeff Bezos and John Henry.
Lyle Denniston looks at a growing debate about Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ power to select judges who sit on a top-secret court – a power assigned to him by Congress.
Lyle Denniston looks at gun rights outside the home in the wake of the George Zimmerman case and why the right to carry a weapon depends upon what state or local laws allow.