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Monarch vs. president: What’s the better succession system?

Posted 4 months, 6 days ago.

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Today marks the 77th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a head of state.

Constitution Check: Do stockholders need a veto over corporate campaign spending?

Posted 4 months, 7 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the effort to get the the Securities and Exchange Commission to rule on the matter of corporations being forced to disclose how they spend political campaign money.

How will the court resolve the “problem” of sectarian legislative prayer?

Posted 4 months, 7 days ago.

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Scott W. Gaylord from Elon University argues that there are four reasons why the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the Town of Greece in next year’s big public prayer decision.

Constitution Check: Should politics dictate when Justices should retire?

Posted 4 months, 12 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a call from a Washington Post writer for two current Supreme Court Justices to retire as a way to ensure their judicial legacies.

Constitution Check: Does the Citizen United ruling settle the Hobby Lobby case?

Posted 4 months, 20 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston says the Supreme Court’s acceptance of a new Obamacare challenge, on First Amendment grounds, could settle broader constitutional issues.