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The Deciders

When it comes to surveillance and national-security leaks, what's protected by the Constitution, what isn't--and what's changing? Our modern debates over speech...

Google Challenges NSA Secrecy in FISA Court

Google has petitioned a secret U.S. national security court to relax restrictions on the information the tech giant can disclose about government data requests,...

InAPpropriate?

Today's scandal: the Justice Department targets the Associated Press in a search for government employees who may have leaked classified information.The question...

Morning Must Reads: May 29

In the news: Michele Bachmann's retirement, the Democrats' kingmaker, liberal hawks and Syria, Eric Holder on Eric Holder, saving the GOP, and Obama's teddy bear...

Holder On The Hot Seat

Lawmakers take their best shots at the embattled Attorney General in today's House Judiciary Committee hearing

Does The Bachelor Discriminate Against Blacks?

In the 1960s, people sued to desegregate lunch counters and universities. In April, a pair of black men challenged a different sort of institution they say...

Should Anti-Islam Filmmakers Be Thrown in Jail?

Of all the commentary that emerged after last week’s deadly assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya, one has been getting a lot of attention. Would the man who...

Are Facebook ‘Likes’ Free Speech?

The first amendment protects political speech, but does is protect a political click? The American Civil Liberties Union filed an amicus brief this week...

Of Blowouts and Beards…

Probably makes sense that the military judge overseeing the court proceedings against five alleged terrorists – including purported 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh...