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Georgia Justice

The Supreme Court will review a case of blatant racism by prosecutors. For once, there’s a paper trail.

Crime
May 27 2015 9:29 AMThe Best Police Blotter in AmericaThe procedural poetry of the Sheriff’s Calls column in the Point Reyes Light.
Politics
May 26 2015 7:02 PMLeft FieldHillary Clinton may be the front-runner, but the tandem of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren is offering liberals a powerful voice.
Politics
May 25 2015 7:18 PMThe Myth of the Hero CopPolice officers earn more than you think for a job that’s less dangerous than you imagine.
Jurisprudence
May 22 2015 5:06 PMCircumcision ArmageddonThis poor kid.
Politics
May 22 2015 11:14 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
The Slate Quiz
May 22 2015 3:38 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Foreigners
May 21 2015 5:12 PMAiding RepressionEthiopia is jailing journalists and crushing civil society activists. Why won’t the Obama administration speak up?
Slate Fare
May 21 2015 4:00 PMWork at Slate 
Plus Roundups
May 21 2015 2:34 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
Politics
May 20 2015 7:04 PMOur Best Presidents Are Flip-FloppersWe shouldn’t criticize presidential candidates who change with the political winds. We should celebrate them.
War Stories
May 19 2015 7:35 PMIraq’s Least Worst OptionsIf we want to defeat ISIS, we are going to have to accept some outcomes we don’t like.
History
May 19 2015 3:45 AMStranded in TehranWhile spymaster Tony Mendez helped six American diplomats escape Iran, a seventh American and alleged CIA agent was still behind enemy lines—my father. 
Politics
May 18 2015 6:26 PMRepublicans Are Not on the Edge of ExtinctionThe GOP is an aging party, but it isn’t about to die out.
Behind the Scenes
May 18 2015 3:03 PMInside Slate Editors’ HedsOur favorite failed headlines.
Dispatches
May 16 2015 1:30 PMMore and Less Than HumanThe prosecution framed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an enemy combatant, which helped seal his fate.
Dear Prudence
May 27 2015 7:06 AMMother LoathePrudie counsels a woman whose mother-in-law might hope to replace her.
Jurisprudence
May 26 2015 6:21 PMOnly Voters Count?Conservatives ask the Supreme Court to restrict states’ rights and overturn precedent.
Politics
May 22 2015 8:32 PMThe Strong, Loud TypeChris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
Politics
May 22 2015 2:48 PMHillary’s BubblesWhy Clinton’s longtime friends and confidants pose a special challenge for her presidential ambitions.
Roads & Kingdoms
May 22 2015 9:27 AMMarooned in the DesertSixty-seven years after the Arab-Israeli War, 3,000 Palestinians remain forgotten and stateless in rural Egypt.
Politics
May 21 2015 6:51 PMWhy Are So Many Republicans With No Chance Running for President?A few are real contenders. The rest are going along for the ride.
Foreigners
May 21 2015 5:02 PMThe Man Who Would Be KingVirginian Jeremiah Heaton went viral last year by proclaiming himself king of “North Sudan.” Now he says he did it all to save mankind.
Jurisprudence
May 21 2015 3:38 PMStrikethrough (Fatality)The origins of online stalking of abortion providers.
Crime
May 21 2015 2:43 AMHow Police Learn When to ShootThey watch a grim canon of videos in which their colleagues have been killed in the line of duty.
Jurisprudence
May 20 2015 1:35 PMSupreme Court ShowbizThese new dramatizations miss the real drama.
Politics
May 19 2015 5:23 PMA Dishonest History of the Last WarRepublicans want to paint the Iraq war as an honest mistake, while laying the groundwork for the next one. 
Politics
May 18 2015 10:20 PMTry, Try AgainWhy Republican presidential candidates are stumbling on Iraq war hypotheticals.
Jurisprudence
May 18 2015 3:45 PMDon’t Answer That!San Francisco takes back a question that could have been disastrous for the mentally ill.
Jurisprudence
May 18 2015 1:38 PMA Cruel CapAmtrak crash victims are unlikely to be compensated fairly for their losses. 
Dispatches
May 15 2015 7:43 PMGrim CarnivalThe baffling reasoning of the jury that just sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

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