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News and Politics
Politics
Feb. 2 2017 3:53 PMThe 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.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 2 2017 2:50 PMIs 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.
Politics
Feb. 2 2017 11:31 AMKeep Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled MassesHow radical is Donald Trump’s proposal to make immigrants fend for themselves?
Politics
Feb. 2 2017 11:00 AMThe C Student in ChiefDonald Trump and his administration are lazy, sloppy, and lack imagination.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 2 2017 4:22 AMThere’s a Simple Step North Carolina’s New Governor Could Take to Strengthen Voting RightsBut he’d better move fast.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 1 2017 7:58 PMTrump Versus EveryoneA comprehensive guide to the lawsuits against the president’s executive order.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 1 2017 6:46 PMThe Democrats Can’t Block GorsuchHere are three things they can do.
Faith-based
Feb. 1 2017 4:08 PMThe Light of the WorldWriting my first sermon for the age of Trump.
Politics
Feb. 1 2017 12:39 PMHow the Banks and Republicans Plan to Kill Financial Reform Under TrumpTrump and the CHOICE Act will give Wall Street everything it wants.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 11:40 PMNeil Gorsuch Is Nothing Like Donald TrumpHe’s principled, dexterous, and eloquent.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 10:14 PMNeil Gorsuch Is Not a VillainDonald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is a rock-ribbed conservative who’s difficult to oppose on jurisprudential grounds.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 6:51 PMHubris, Distrust, DisorderWhy the Trump administration keeps screwing up.
Politics
Jan. 31 2017 5:36 PMUncompromisingThe Fugitive Slave Act galvanized the abolitionist movement. Trump’s Muslim ban could do the same for a new resistance.
Politics
Jan. 31 2017 1:13 PMOf Course It’s a Muslim BanA mountain of evidence proves Trump signed his executive order to target Islam.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 10:37 AMTrump’s Racist Voter-Fraud VigilantesThe group Trump is counting on to “analyze” his voter fraud claims has been trying to disenfranchise black voters for years.
Politics
Feb. 2 2017 3:23 PMDemocrats Have No Play on Neil GorsuchBe careful.
Politics
Feb. 2 2017 11:38 AMHow Much Is Trump’s Name Actually Worth? No One Knows.And that’s a big problem.
The Good Fight
Feb. 2 2017 11:29 AMDemocracy Is Holding Up, for NowDespite Trump’s blatant assaults on American ideals, our institutions and people are refusing to give in without a fight.
Schooled
Feb. 2 2017 5:50 AMHow 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
Feb. 1 2017 8:07 PMThis Week in Trump: Executive Orders and Supreme Court ShowdownsAirport chaos, families torn apart, and a judicial reality show.
The Angle
Feb. 1 2017 7:07 PMThe 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.
Fiction
Feb. 1 2017 4:41 PM “Chorus”In the Pence administration, high school girls have to take things into their own hands.
War Stories
Feb. 1 2017 2:35 PMSteve Bannon’s Presence on the National Security Council Is Not Just Terrible. It’s Illegal.The good news is that Congress can stop him.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 1 2017 11:26 AMThe Great DivideWill the Neil Gorsuch pick exacerbate or help heal America’s deep divisions?
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 10:59 PMTrump’s Supreme Court Reality Show Was Not a DistractionIt was a capstone to a yearlong campaign to degrade the law and the Constitution.
Politics
Jan. 31 2017 7:39 PMThe Democrats Show Some SpunkTwo days of obstruction on Capitol Hill.
The Angle
Jan. 31 2017 6:13 PMThe 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.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 2:07 PMSeat MerrickTrump’s nominee shouldn’t get a hearing until Merrick Garland is seated.
Fiction
Jan. 31 2017 12:47 PMFifth Avenue”Trump keeps his campaign promises.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 10:12 AMFederalist CourtHow the Federalist Society became the de facto selector of Republican Supreme Court justices.

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