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How to judge the Supreme Court’s upcoming equality rulings

Posted 10 months, 26 days ago.

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Doug Kendall and David H. Gans from the Constitutional Accountability Center argue that the entire Supreme Court ignored the history at the core of the arguments about affirmative action, voting rights, and same-sex marriage it considered this term.

Echoes of Watergate in the current media leak situation

Posted 10 months, 26 days ago.

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Today marks the anniversary of one of the biggest “reveals” in journalism history: the naming of the Watergate source. The irony is that the current feud between the press and the executive branch has some people making Watergate comparisons again.

When does a public school have the right to search its students?

Posted 10 months, 26 days ago.

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Contributor Amy Feldman examines a case in Canada where students were strip-searched for a cellphone, and how that case would have played out in the United States.

Constitution Check: Is the government too big for checks and balances?

Posted 10 months, 27 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at claims that a “fourth branch” of the government is putting a bureaucratic stranglehold on the other three branches, as well as state governments.

Constitution Check: Will drone policy be tested in court?

Posted 10 months, 28 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the latest turn in a lawsuit over the deaths of three American citizens killed by drones as part of the war on terrorism.