The Nervous Civil Servant’s Guide to Defying an Illegal OrderThe law’s on your side—but you should give a lawyer a call before you say no to Donald Trump.
Is Trump Defying the Court Order Staying His Immigrant Travel Ban?Can the administration dodge the courts by making the State Department revoke travelers’ visas instead? An immigration lawyer explains.
Keep Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled MassesHow radical is Donald Trump’s proposal to make immigrants fend for themselves?
The C Student in ChiefDonald Trump and his administration are lazy, sloppy, and lack imagination.
There’s a Simple Step North Carolina’s New Governor Could Take to Strengthen Voting RightsBut he’d better move fast.
Trump Versus EveryoneA comprehensive guide to the lawsuits against the president’s executive order.
How the Banks and Republicans Plan to Kill Financial Reform Under TrumpTrump and the CHOICE Act will give Wall Street everything it wants.
Neil Gorsuch Is Not a VillainDonald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is a rock-ribbed conservative who’s difficult to oppose on jurisprudential grounds.
UncompromisingThe Fugitive Slave Act galvanized the abolitionist movement. Trump’s Muslim ban could do the same for a new resistance.
Of Course It’s a Muslim BanA mountain of evidence proves Trump signed his executive order to target Islam.
The Good Fight
Democracy Is Holding Up, for NowDespite Trump’s blatant assaults on American ideals, our institutions and people are refusing to give in without a fight.
How to Inform a More Perfect UnionFaith in—and basic knowledge of—America’s most essential institutions has rarely felt so tenuous. Can our educational system save us?
This Week in Trump
This Week in Trump: Executive Orders and Supreme Court ShowdownsAirport chaos, families torn apart, and a judicial reality show.
The Angle: Supreme Court Reality Show EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Neil Gorsuch, misguided boycotts, and how Congress can keep Steve Bannon off the National Security Council.
“Chorus”In the Pence administration, high school girls have to take things into their own hands.
Steve Bannon’s Presence on the National Security Council Is Not Just Terrible. It’s Illegal.The good news is that Congress can stop him.
The Great DivideWill the Neil Gorsuch pick exacerbate or help heal America’s deep divisions?
Trump’s Supreme Court Reality Show Was Not a DistractionIt was a capstone to a yearlong campaign to degrade the law and the Constitution.
The Angle: When Does This Become a Constitutional Crisis? EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the fight over immigration, Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court seat, and canceling the Oscars.