This June promises to be a busy month for the Supreme Court, with at least 10 major cases undecided by May's end. Here's a look at a closely watched case about the First Amendment rights of pro-life protesters and "buffer zones" in public areas.
A federal appeals court ruling on Thursday upheld abortion laws in Texas and seemingly sets up a very important Supreme Court test at some point.
In this second article of a five-part series, Lyle Denniston surveys the constitutional issues developing on abortion. Later articles will deal with health care, same-sex marriage, and elections. The first article dealt with the war on terrorism.
The Supreme Court’s order yesterday allowing Texas to continue to enforce a law that has led to the closing of many abortion clinics in Texas was a cautious step, in the view of some of the Justices. But it may well have a broader meaning.
Lyle Denniston looks at the rights of parents and children in the decision to potentially allow younger teens to buy Plan B contraceptives.
Don Applestein goes back to 1800, figuratively, when a demographic problem killed off the party of Alexander Hamilton and George Washington.
Lyle Denniston looks at the prospect of potential state anti-abortion amendments passing Constitutional muster in a Supreme Court ruling.
Matt Drudge’s trial balloon story about Condoleezza Rice as Mitt Romney’s running mate is causing waves among some conservatives.
Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week. The top three: personhood, tea party protesters, and partisanship.