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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02.10.16 New test on racial issue in redistricting (UPDATED)
02.09.16 Carbon pollution controls put on hold
02.05.16 The immigration case, made simple
02.04.16 Government vigorously defends “Clean Power Plan” (UPDATED)
02.02.16 No delay of new Virginia federal districting map
01.29.16 March argument calendar, day by day
01.26.16 States move to block “Clean Power Plan” (UPDATED)
01.25.16 Court bypasses another abortion case
01.25.16 Opinion analysis: Court blesses lower wholesale power rates
01.25.16 Opinion analysis: Further limit on life sentences for youthful criminals
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