When Muhammad Ali Took on AmericaWhat the boxer–turned–conscientious objector won in his Supreme Court fight over the Vietnam War, and what he lost.
Peter Thiel Is Wrong About the First AmendmentBut that doesn’t mean he should be barred from financing Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit.
“Our Textbooks Do Not Teach About Agenda 21”This person nearly controlled Texas education policy. That is terrifying.
Facebook’s Trending Topics Are None of the Senate’s BusinessWhat is Sen. John Thune doing trying to conduct oversight over the First Amendment?
The Supreme Court Is Not Doing Its JobDon’t let the elegant posturing of the eight justices fool you.
There’s No Separating the Death Penalty and RaceThe only way to get rid of racial bias in death penalty cases is to get rid of the death penalty.
Obama’s Iran-ContraThe president is spending money that Congress has explicitly told him he can’t spend.
A Day With Ken HamThe Creation Museum is open to public school field trips, and the museum’s founder has some thoughts on separation of church and state.
America’s Cash Bail System Is a DisgraceLegendary music executive Jason Flom explains how to get rid of it.
More Than Immigration at the High CourtThe Supreme Court’s look at Obama’s executive action perfectly explains the Merrick Garland fight.
Chuck Grassley’s Supreme Court CoupThe Senate judiciary chairman just took a torch to the high court for the sake of partisanship.
Alabama’s Death Penalty Needs to GoIn light of the Supreme Court’s ruling against judicial override in Florida, one state remains where judges alone can decide life or death.
The Top Five Supreme Court Nomination MythsIf you think the court hasn’t always been a political place, you’re wrong.
The Supreme Court Is Bored Out of Its MindThe eight justices are getting surly and listless while they wait for a ninth member.
How Prosecutors Get Rid of Black JurorsThe ugly practice that was exposed by the Supreme Court in the 1980s is still pervasive.
Sore LosersSamuel Alito and Clarence Thomas are still trying to keep juvenile offenders behind bars for life.
Peremptory PrejudiceRacism still infects jury challenges, even if most aren’t as blatant as these awful Georgia prosecutors.
Still No AnswersJamycheal Mitchell’s death in a Virginia jail cell still hasn’t been explained. It should be a national scandal.
Which Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars!
The Stingers Get StungOne California judge just sent a seething message to police who illegally target gay men in sting operations.
Repeated ViolationsBYU is violating the spirit of Title IX, harming sexual assault survivors, and making rape more likely with its absurd honor code enforcement.
John Roberts Under AttackThe chief justice continues to be blamed for Merrick Garland not getting a Senate hearing.
The Contraception CompromiseReligious objectors may finally be backing down from their Obamacare challenge. Here’s why.
For ShameThe criminal justice system encourages prosecutors to get guilty verdicts by any means necessary—and to stand by even the most questionable convictions. Can one crusading court stop the lying and cheating?
The Reverse BartlebyA modest proposal for how Merrick Garland can outfox Republican obstructionists.
Zubik v. BurwellThe latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate could have wide-ranging impacts.