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Jun 15

Boy Scout sex-scandal ruling cites Supreme Court



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An Oregon court has cited a Watergate-era ruling in allowing the release of files detailing alleged child abuse by Boy Scouts of America volunteers dating back to 1965.



Jun 15

Did the Magna Carta start the American Revolution?



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Did the American Revolution of 1776 really start on June 15, 1215 when the Magna Carta was signed in England?



Jun 14

Survey: 16 predictions on the health care decision



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How will the Supreme Court rule on the Affordable Care Act? We’ve gathered 16 predictions from published articles, and the opinions are surprising and divisive.



Jun 14

Constitution Check: Could Richard Nixon have been tried successfully for a crime?



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Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.



Jun 14

A Brief History of Flag Day



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Today is Flag Day! Get the behind the scenes info on the many patriotic groups that spent years trying to convince Congress to make Flag Day official.