Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
Aug. 31 2007 10:57 AM


In the Aug. 30 "Explainer," Michelle Tsai asserted that courts would not be able to reduce the size of traditional pet trusts. They do have this ability but are less likely to do so for traditional pet trusts than for statutory pet trusts.

In the Aug. 30 "Sandbox," Ann Hulbert initially misstated the title of the book Tested.


In the Aug. 29 "Politics," John Dickerson incorrectly wrote that Rudy Giuliani's South Carolina campaign chairman was indicted for selling cocaine. He was indicted for merely distributing it.

In the Aug. 28 "Medical Examiner," Sydney Spiesel incorrectly referred to D.K. Waller of the University of Texas School of Public Health as male. Waller is a woman.

In the Aug. 27 "Explainer," Michelle Tsai described Greece as an island nation. Though it does contain a large number of islands, the country is part of the mainland of southeastern Europe.

In the Aug. 24 "Chatterbox," Timothy Noah stated, erroneously, that Roger Stone is no longer married to the woman whose name appeared with Stone's in a 1996 National Enquirer story alleging that Stone and his wife had placed ads for group sex in swingers' magazines. (Stone denied it at the time.) Naydia Stone (identified in the Enquirer story by her nickname, "Nikki") remains married to Roger Stone.

In the Aug. 24 "Today's Papers," Ryan Grim claimed that Friday's Los Angeles Times led with a statement from Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. That was Thursday's lead story. Friday's paper led with news that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will likely urge a force reduction in Iraq next year.

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