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The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Vice President Dick Cheney has the right to keep his energy task force papers secret, another key case that will test the limits of executive branch power. Gwen Ifill discusses the details…

The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether courts have the jurisdiction to hear appeals from terror suspects held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in one of the first major constitutionality tests of the Bush administration's anti-terrorism policies.

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today over whether the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance violates the constitutionally mandated separation of church and state. Gwen Ifill discusses the case with National Law Journal Washington bureau chief Marcia…

In the second report on the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun's oral history tapes, the justice talks about two key decisions during his tenure and some of his colleagues in the court's chambers…

In part two of a special report on the released tapes of the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, two legal experts discuss what the Blackmun papers say about the inner-workings of the Supreme Court.

In the first of two NewsHour reports about the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, Ray Suarez speaks with Blackmun's former clerk Harold Koh, who conducted extensive interviews with Blackmun at the time of his retirement. Then, in his own…

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