Lyle Denniston Independent Contractor Reporter

Lyle Denniston has been covering the Supreme Court for fifty-eight years. In that time, he has covered one-quarter of all of the Justices ever to sit, and he has reported on the entire careers on the bench of ten of the Justices. He has been a journalist of the law for sixty-eight years, beginning that career at the Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska City, Nebraska, in the fall of 1948. He is not an attorney. He also writes for his eponymous blog, Lyle Denniston Law News, and as the constitutional literacy adviser for the National Constitution Center’s blog, Constitution Daily.

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04.08.16 Teachers want union fee case reheard — probably next Term
04.08.16 Did Catholic theologians influence the Zubik order?
04.07.16 Same-sex marriage right reaches Puerto Rico (FURTHER UPDATED)
04.04.16 Court to rule on challenge to juror bias
04.04.16 Opinion analysis: Leaving a constitutional ideal still undefined
03.29.16 Court seeks new way to decide birth-control cases
03.29.16 Opinion analysis: Result but no guidance on public unions’ fees (FINAL UPDATE)
03.28.16 Court to rule on scope of retrial power
03.25.16 New challenge to Texas voter ID law (UPDATED)
03.23.16 Argument analysis: On new health care case, a single word may tell it all
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