Due to an editing error, Bruce Fein's July 26 "Jurisprudence" wrongly stated that the amendment discussed in the article was to a defense spending bill. It was instead attached to an appropriations bill for commerce, justice, and science.
In a July 25 "Faith-Based," Andrea Useem originally misstated the release date of American Islam, by Paul M. Barrett. It was released in 2007.
In the July 24 "Dispatches," Torie Bosch misidentified Burt Bacharach's partner in writing the song "Beware of the Blob." It was Mack David.
In the July 23 "Fighting Words," Christopher Hitchens misidentified Paul Volcker as the former treasury secretary. Volcker is the former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.
In the July 22 "Today's Papers," Andrew Rice incorrectly questioned the Washington Post's use of the word plateau to describe a declining trend.