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The president as emperor? The current executive power debate

Posted 16 days ago.


Has President Obama exceeded his constitutional power as president? Or have the president’s actions mirrored those of other past leaders? Here’s a look at the book that started the Imperial Presidency debate, back in 1973, and some ideas from its author.

Constitution Check: Do college athletes have a right to be paid a salary?

Posted 17 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at claims by the NCAA that the desire of Northwestern University football players to unionize should be decided by the Supreme Court.

Constitution Check: Does the Fourth Amendment protect the privacy of telephone conversations?

Posted 24 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at recent remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia that the Fourth Amendment might not prevent the government from listening to your phone calls.

Constitution Check: Does the First Amendment require live broadcasts of the Supreme Court?

Posted 1 month, 1 day ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the debate over televising Supreme Court proceedings and how a recent incident at the Court may have highlighted a potential problem with live broadcasts.

Fourth Amendment law is at a crossroads

Posted 1 month, 7 days ago.


In this commentary, Cato’s Jim Harper says the Supreme Court needs to carefully consider how police search the contents of cellphones in two huge cases the Justices will hear in April.