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Constitution Check: When can prayers and government activity coexist?

Posted 11 months, 2 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case involving prayers at government meetings, and if the justices possibly have changed their opinions in recent years.

Supreme Court to hear at least one religious case

Posted 11 months, 3 days ago.

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The Supreme Court will hear at least one of two potentially wide ranging cases involving the separation of church and state in its next term, which starts in October 2013.

Looking back at the decision that ended segregation

Posted 11 months, 6 days ago.

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May 17 marks a landmark day in the Supreme Court’s history: A unanimous court ended a policy of segregation in public facilities it had endorsed nearly 58 years before.

The (relative) truth about defamation

Posted 11 months, 6 days ago.

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Contributor Amy E. Feldman looks at a lawsuit that could force news organizations to perpetually updates stories about people charged with crimes.

Constitution Check: Who has First Amendment rights in the workplace?

Posted 11 months, 7 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a recent Court of Appeals ruling that bars the National Labor Relations Board from forcing employers to publicly list employees’ union rights in the form of a poster.