Joseph DeMarco of DeVore & DeMarco LLP and David Greene of the Electronic Frontier Foundation debate whether Apple must assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone used in the San Bernadino attack.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the legal fight between Apple and the federal government over unlocking an iPhone has major implications for privacy and law enforcement.
Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
With a deal in place between Iran, the United States and five other nations over Iran’s nuclear program, the debate here will shift to how Congress and President Barack Obama handle the agreement on legislative grounds.
Mid-May marks two key anniversaries in the conflict between the United States and Mexico in that set in motion the Civil War—and led to California, Texas, and eight other states joining the Union.