Lyle Denniston, the constitutional literacy adviser for the National Constitution Center, looks at a new development in the same-sex marriage lawsuits that could bar federal courts from deciding the issue
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Two states are letting voters decide next week if their citizens should have their specific rights to hunt and fish enshrined in their constitutions, continuing a trend that goes back to the 1990s.
Recent voter ID concerns have centered on legal challenges that affect the 2014 mid-term elections in November. But how does the voter ID landscape look for the next presidential election?
The national debate over legalized marijuana will come into new focus in early November, as two states and the District of Columbia will let voters decide on legalization measures similar to those approved in Colorado and Washington state.
For the first time in three decades, the Supreme Court will allow a law possibly restricting voting rights to stand, at least temporarily, despite a lower federal court’s ruling to the contrary.