Slate Voice: “American Liar”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
A Taxing DecisionThe Supreme Court will rule in favor of gay marriage for the most practical of reasons.
Pneumatic FeverThe Supreme Court doesn’t want to rush into embracing new technology. But it shouldn’t crawl either.
North Carolina’s Outrageous Abortion Requirement Is Struck DownA conservative judge sticks up for medical ethics and the First Amendment.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
The Doomed Sandy Hook LawsuitA sweeping federal gun law could prevent the parents of the school shooting’s victims from ever getting justice.
Grand Juries Should Be AbolishedThe secrecy, lack of oversight, and disregard for the rules of evidence do not serve justice.
Slate Voice: “I Am Ready to Declare a Truce in the Gay Cake Wars”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about what he terms, “the stupidest thing I’ve ever covered.”
The Chief Justice Has Never Been Pulled Over in His LifeWhy John Roberts’ naiveté matters to anyone who cares about policing.
The Capital Punishment Cover-UpVirginia wants to hide “all information relating to the execution process.”
The Obama JusticesSonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan represent conflicting styles of liberalism—or are they complementary?
Federalist Rolling PapersTwo states’ rights advocates are pursuing a silly lawsuit to the Supreme Court that could undermine states’ rights.
The Supreme Court Ignores the Lessons of FergusonAs the rest of the country worries about police overreach, the justices give cops yet more latitude.