Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional uncertainty over President Obama’s request for a panel of advocates to appear in front of a secret government court that approves NSA requests to spy on Americans and others.
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Lyle Denniston says it is by no means clear that a state can wipe out already performed same-sex marriages that occurred within a window of opportunity when a state ban was not in effect.
In this fourth article of a five-part series, Lyle Denniston looks ahead to the constitutional issues that will unfold in the campaign for same-sex marriage. The final article in the series will deal with election law. Earlier articles covered the war on terrorism, abortion, and health care.
In this third article of a five-part series, Lyle Denniston examines the constitutional issues that still surround the new federal health care law. Later articles will deal with same-sex marriage and elections. Earlier articles dealt with the war on terrorism and with abortion.
In this second article of a five-part series, Lyle Denniston surveys the constitutional issues developing on abortion. Later articles will deal with health care, same-sex marriage, and elections. The first article dealt with the war on terrorism.