Lyle Denniston looks at recent remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia that the Fourth Amendment might not prevent the government from listening to your phone calls.
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Lyle Denniston looks at Americans who help shape the meaning of the Constitution in the nation’s life. Today’s Constitution-maker is Senator Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat and the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Lyle Denniston looks at a recent free speech case involving students and why the Supreme Court itself has never deviated from the teaching moment that was the Tinker decision.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Budapest Memorandum, a 1994 deal between the U.S., Britain and Russia about Ukraine, which wasn’t ratified by the U.S. Senate but may become a factor in the crisis there.
Lyle Denniston looks at an interesting question: Do public schools have a First Amendment right to allow “unhealthy” food ads on school grounds?