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Reading constitutional text does not have to be a miserable experience

Posted 6 months, 16 days ago.

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The Constitute website from the Comparative Constitutions Project and Google Ideas has sparked a lot of news coverage in the past week. Zachary Elkins, one of the three scholars behind Constitute, takes us inside the process of looking at all the world’s constitutions, at once.

Constitution Check: Are benefits the key to equal marriage rights?

Posted 6 months, 16 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston explains how a New Jersey judge’s decision provides a potential legal template for other courts in other states to decide marriage-equality questions.

A look at Obamacare’s top constitutional challenges

Posted 6 months, 17 days ago.

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The official launch of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was rocky at best on Tuesday. But a bevy of court challenges pose some potentially formidable obstacles for the gigantic federal-state program.

Top resources for making sense of Obamacare

Posted 6 months, 17 days ago.

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In the shadow of a government shutdown, President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is set in motion today with the opening of health insurance exchanges. Here’s a roundup of the best tools and resources to help you make sense of Obamacare and what it might mean for you.

Constitution Check: Does the federal government have a constitutional duty to stay open?

Posted 6 months, 18 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the question of a constitutional obligation to avoid a partial federal government shutdown, and how James Madison would view the situation