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Lyle Denniston looks at two new lawsuits about government surveillance that may force federal courts to think more deeply as to just what kind of evidence can be considered in a national security case.
The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen looks back at “a darker side of the American psyche,” the 1919 raids that sparked a backlash from American citizens and the courts about civil liberties.
Several key U.S. senators are lobbying for treason charges against Edward Snowden, the former analyst who leaked information about government spy programs. So how rare and unusual would that be?
As we work through the angles of the NSA surveillance story, here’s a look at three big “P”s at the center of the story.
Lyle Denniston looks at why it is an exaggeration to say that the nation’s judicial branch has given the federal government’s electronic surveillance programs a constitutional pass.