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How can the FDA tell a private company what’s gluten free without violating the First Amendment? Amy E. Feldman looks at why commercial speech is limited.
It’s a big day for two constitutional milestones, and we have three looks at developing stories involving privacy, same-sex marriage, and national security.
On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark Voting Rights Act, a centerpiece of the civil rights movement. But 48 years later, the act’s supporters and detractors are engaged in a heated debate after a Supreme Court decision gutted the law.
Constitution Check: Is the Chief Justice’s power to pick judges of the secret wiretap court a bad idea?
Lyle Denniston looks at a growing debate about Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ power to select judges who sit on a top-secret court – a power assigned to him by Congress.
Lyle Denniston looks at the current movement in the legal system to determine if and how the Constitution protects the information on your own cellphone.