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Constitution Check: Does Congress have the authority to pass "Caylee's Law"?

July 25, 2011 By Lyle Denniston

In the wake of the not-guilty verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial, a rapidly spreading movement is seeking federal and state laws to protect children like Casey’s daughter, Caylee.

The difference between “not guilty” and “innocent”

July 14, 2011 By Dr. Steve Frank

As a country, we have long argued over constitutional safeguards for criminal defendants, and we will continue to do so long after Casey Anthony is forgotten.

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