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March 18 2009 1:55 PM

The Problem With Eyewitness Accounts

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Jurisprudence: Lying Eyes

Police lineups, finger-pointing, and eyewitness accounts have been tools of our justice system since its inception. But how reliable are they? Senior editor Dahlia Lithwick explores the issue in a conversation with Madeleine Brand. Listen to the segment.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Explainer: The Facts Behind the AIG Bonuses

The management of AIG and some members of the Obama administration believe the firm may be legally obligated to pay bonuses to some of its employees. How do the bonuses work? How did they evolve? Listen to the segment.

TODAY IN SLATE

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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