Lyle Denniston canvasses the history of the apparently unending debate—with constitutional overtones—about television broadcasting of Supreme Court proceedings. The statements at issue: “The First Amendment has nothing to do with whether we have to televise our proceedings.” – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, in a comment during an interview on the cable TV network C-SPAN, […]
State laws requiring identification cards for voters have raised big issues that will carry into fall election, but it could be one great-great-grandmother from Philadelphia who could help settle the issue.
Lyle Denniston looks at a controversial issue that is seemingly headed back to the Supreme Court: the legal rights of the Boy Scouts of America to exclude gays from membership.
Lyle Denniston looks at how Mitt Romney could try to overturn the Affordable Care Act if he were president – a task that could be very difficult.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims the Supreme Court really upheld the most controversial part of Arizona’s immigration law, when in fact that might not be an accurate statement.