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Constitution Check: Was the court wrong in agreeing to decide and in its ruling in Bush v. Gore?

Posted 11 months, 20 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston examines the latest remarks by retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about how the Supreme Court acted in the controversial Bush v. Gore decision.

Law Day 2013: 10 famous people who were lawyers

Posted 11 months, 20 days ago.

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May 1 is Law Day, an event that honors “liberty, justice and equality under law which our forefathers bequeathed” to the United States. Learn more about 10 famous people who studied the law, from Abraham Lincoln to Nelson Mandela.

How the Sanford race compares with other unusual elections

Posted 11 months, 21 days ago.

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The current House election between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch is turning very strange, but how does it rank among the oddest races in U.S. history?

Constitution Check: Will the court repudiate decisions from the World War II era?

Posted 11 months, 22 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the possibility of the Supreme Court repudiating one of its most controversial decisions: the World War II decision on Japanese-American internment camps.

Tags: Korematsu v. U.S.

Reports: Privacy bill CISPA shut down in Senate

Posted 11 months, 22 days ago.

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A controversial bill approved by the House that could let online companies share users’ personal information with the federal government won’t be considered for a Senate vote, according to reports on Monday.