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OK, so the federal government has access to phones records via a “secret court,” as many people learned on Thursday. But what is the court and why is it so secret?
The Obama administration is defending on Thursday an apparent secret court order that allows it access to the basic phone call information of many Americans, in an issue that raises important constitutional questions about the scope of government surveillance of private citizens.
Lyle Denniston looks at an FDA review of foods and drinks that contain caffeine consumed by younger people, and how a 100-year-old Supreme Court decision may affect its outcome.
Actress Angelina Jolie isn’t directly a part of a big Supreme Court decision arriving in the next two weeks, but her genetics will play a part in publicity about a patent case with wide-ranging implications.
Contributor Amy Feldman looks at the long-term implications of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow police to take DNA samples from suspects.