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Shutdown deal funds secrecy panel few people know about

Posted 6 months, 4 days ago.

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Buried in this week’s deal to reopen the government is funding for a little-known panel to oversee the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.

Does the First Amendment protect hate speech on Facebook?

Posted 6 months, 4 days ago.

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Amy Feldman from the Judge Group looks at a story making national headlines about a fatal bullying incident on Facebook, and if the First Amendment protects hate speech on the Internet.

Constitution Check: Is the Supreme Court only willing to work at the fringes of the Second Amendment?

Posted 6 months, 5 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston examines evidence that the Supreme Court is not staying completely away from lawsuits involving gun rights.

Constitution Check: Does banning affirmative action promote racial equality?

Posted 6 months, 6 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the state of Michigan’s argument in the Schuette affirmative action case, and if the Supreme Court can be persuaded that banning affirmative action creates an equal opportunity for all races.

Affirmative action take two: The Schuette case

Posted 6 months, 7 days ago.

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Alexander Fullman previews Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, a case in front of the Court on Tuesday that gives the Justices the opportunity to address the issue of affirmative action from the opposite perspective it usually does.