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Oct. 19 2007 4:39 PM

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Friday, Oct. 19, 2007

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Summary Judgment: Rendition, Days, Gone
Mark Jordan Legan offers a round-up of reviews for the week's new movies. In the latest Summary Judgment, Legan reports on what critics are saying about Rendition, 30 Days of Night, and Gone Baby Gone. Listen to the segment.

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007

Jurisprudence: Attorney General Nominee Goes Before the Senate
Confirmation hearings are taking place on Capitol Hill for the next attorney general. Former federal judge Michael Mukasey was nominated by President Bush to replace Alberto Gonzales. Dahlia Lithwick talks to Madeleine Brand about the hearing. Listen to the segment.

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007

Jurisprudence: Lawyers Say Justice Repeating Detainee Hearings
The lawyers of Guantanamo Bay detainees say the Justice Department appears to be conducting a "massive" repeat of the military's combatant-status hearings. In preparation, the United States is building a judicial complex at Guantanamo. Dahlia Lithwick talks to Alex Chadwick about the latest legal developments.  Listen to the segment.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

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The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
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Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Buy a Small Business
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  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?