Lyle Denniston Independent Contractor Reporter

Lyle Denniston has been covering the Supreme Court for fifty-seven 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-seven years, beginning that career at the Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska City, Nebraska, in the fall of 1948. He is not an attorney.

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03.04.15 Argument analysis: Setting up the private debate on the ACA
03.03.15 Criticizing Justices, state court bars same-sex marriages
03.02.15 Argument analysis: It was all about a child at risk
03.02.15 Argument analysis: Literalism vs. the power of the people
03.01.15 Argument preview: Now, the third leg of the health-care stool
02.28.15 Argument preview: The Confrontation Clause, once more
02.27.15 Argument preview: Who, exactly, is “the legislature”?
02.25.15 Opinion analysis: A fisherman slips through federal prosecutors’ net
02.25.15 Argument analysis: Plucking simplicity out of complexity
02.24.15 U.S.: It has no fix if Court nullifies health care subsidies
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