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Dershowitz throws the Constitution, figuratively, at Ted Cruz

Posted 6 months, 3 days ago.

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Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, a noted liberal, threw the Constitution figuratively at GOP Senator Ted Cruz on Tuesday night, as tensions flared in the debt-ceiling debate.

Sequester returns as major obstacle in debt-ceiling compromise

Posted 6 months, 5 days ago.

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A key part of the fiscal cliff drama last January, across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester, are now a big obstacle in preventing a deal in Washington about the debt ceiling and government shutdown.

Podcast: Gans, Shapiro debate the McCutcheon campaign finance case

Posted 6 months, 8 days ago.

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Should the Supreme Court expand or even eliminate campaign finance limits made by individuals? Ilya Shapiro from the Cato Institute and David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center sit down with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to debate key issues in the McCutcheon case.

Constitution Check: Should only U.S. citizens serve on juries?

Posted 6 months, 9 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at an issue that California is debating: If noncitizens are considered “persons” under the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of legal equality, should they have the right to serve on juries?

Newly declassified documents show how the surveillance state was born

Posted 6 months, 9 days ago.

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Almost no one noticed when the book was quietly released this summer. It has perhaps the most benumbing title in publishing history. Yet inside this volume of previously confidential legal opinions is the story of how the surveillance state grew into a monster.