Jurisprudence
Sept. 3 2014 5:37 PMAntonin Scalia’s Favorite Murderer Is Innocent
Sept. 2 2014 5:35 PMA Huge Abortion Win in TexasBut will it last?
Aug. 27 2014 5:19 PMGreece, New York, Has a New Policy for Who Can Lead Town Prayers. Guess Who Can’t?
Aug. 26 2014 12:24 PMNice Try, ObamaThe president’s latest accommodation to the contraception mandate has one problem: Religious employers won’t go for it. 
Aug. 20 2014 7:45 PMFerguson’s Constitutional CrisisOn the streets of Missouri, it’s not just the First Amendment that’s being violated.
Aug. 15 2014 4:56 PMPolicing the PoliceTraining, retraining, and yet more training are not the way to stop police brutality.
Aug. 14 2014 3:04 PMWhy I Don’t Call the PoliceMichael Brown. Eric Garner. Debra Harrell. And that’s just the latest.
Aug. 13 2014 6:44 AMListed for LifeIn some states, people face a lifetime of restrictions for nonviolent offenses committed decades ago.
Aug. 11 2014 5:49 PMThe Fourth FeministJustice Breyer proves that you don’t have to be a woman on the court to understand women’s rights. 
Aug. 7 2014 6:05 PMObama Is on a Pro-Labor RollThe president just signed the most important workers’ rights reform of the past 20 years.
July 24 2014 5:41 PMGambling With DeathIs the Supreme Court poised to abolish the death penalty?
July 23 2014 10:55 AMBad ReadersThe judges who ruled against Obamacare are following Scalia down a terrible path of interpretation.
July 22 2014 3:58 PMObamacare Is SafeDon’t worry, the ruling against heath care subsidies is going to be reversed.
July 21 2014 6:11 PMBlue-State DisgraceThere are 57,000 kids at the border who need temporary shelter. Shame on the Democratic governors who are turning them away.
July 11 2014 1:18 PMYou Don’t Have to Move to ScandinaviaAmerican towns are also spending more on social programs as inequality rises.
Sept. 3 2014 4:26 PMGet Stolen Naked Photos Off the WebCongress needs to change the law to force Reddit and 4Chan to do the right thing.
Aug. 28 2014 7:02 PMBobby Jindal’s Desperate MoveThe governor’s Common Core lawsuit is not about education in Louisiana. It’s just a stunt.
Aug. 26 2014 5:24 PMIndefensibleWhy Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s lawyer is leaving the defense team—and the Army.
Aug. 21 2014 5:05 PMAdvice for Ferguson From the Supreme CourtIf you don’t want to get tear gassed, stop “protesting” and start “counseling.”
Aug. 18 2014 4:42 PMJust PoliticsJust because politics can be ugly doesn’t make it a crime.
Aug. 15 2014 7:14 AMReforming the RegistryThe best ideas for fixing sex offender laws.
Aug. 14 2014 12:34 PMNot Wanted: Sex OffendersSeveral states ban people in the registry from a bizarre list of jobs.
Aug. 12 2014 11:41 AMThree Maps of Laws That Put People on the Sex Offender List for Ridiculous Reasons
Aug. 11 2014 12:20 PMSex Offender Laws Have Gone Too FarOur draconian policies about sex offenses reflect our ignorance of them.
Aug. 4 2014 6:20 PMYou Can Still Get an Abortion in AlabamaWill a new ruling that keeps open clinics there matter in the next battleground—Texas?
July 24 2014 4:32 PMArizona’s Botched ExecutionThe state claims that witnesses are lying about the two-hour debacle.
July 23 2014 8:18 AMHow to Beat Hobby LobbyCan the states force companies to cover birth control for their employees?
July 22 2014 8:13 AMThe National Bar Exam That Could Save the Legal ProfessionIt’s called the UBE—go take it.
July 11 2014 5:14 PMIs the Supreme Court Out of Order? Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks the Roberts court on Moyers & Company.
July 10 2014 2:16 PMThe Stoop Isn’t the JungleIn her new book On the Run, Alice Goffman misses the larger truth about black urban communities—like the one I grew up in.

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