Lyle Denniston looks at the legal reasoning behind the FDA’s decision to ban foods with trans fats, which dates back to a 1911 Supreme Court decision about the fate of 130 cans of preserved eggs.
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Lyle Denniston looks at a claim that interpreting an old document, like the U.S. Constitution, is a doomed attempt to apply outdated legal principles.
Lyle Denniston looks at four potentially very significant new challenges under way to Obamacare, including one argument that is growing in popularity with the law’s critics.
Lyle Denniston looks at remarks from a well-known judge, Richard A. Posner, and their possible influence over the voter ID law controversy.
Lyle Denniston looks at why it is hard to predict the progress of same-sex marriage across the nation, despite New Jersey’s move on Monday.