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Constitution Check: Is the GOP aiming to bar all abortions?

Posted 1 year, 7 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston examines the GOP platform’s desire for human-right-to-life measures, and if it can be accomplished through an amendment to the Constitution.

Tags: Electoral College

Constitution Check: Does refusing to block a law mean it is constitutional?

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at claims by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett that a judge upheld the constitutionality of his state’s voter ID law – which may not be accurate.

Constitution Check: Can the government require protesters to justify their intentions?

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a new law that might end the ability of the Westboro Baptist Church to protest at military funerals.

Tags: Electoral College

Joan Rivers tries making a joke out of the Constitution

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.

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Celebrity author and comic Joan Rivers is demanding justice from Costco, claiming the giant retailer violated her First Amendment rights. So does Rivers really have a case?

Constitution Check: Do college students who evaluate their professors have a right to anonymity?

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the controversy over anonymous student evaluations of college faculty, and the rights of instructors to know who may be accusing them of teaching poorly.