Nice Try, ObamaThe president’s latest accommodation to the contraception mandate has one problem: Religious employers won’t go for it.
Ferguson’s Constitutional CrisisOn the streets of Missouri, it’s not just the First Amendment that’s being violated.
Policing the PoliceTraining, retraining, and yet more training are not the way to stop police brutality.
Listed for LifeIn some states, people face a lifetime of restrictions for nonviolent offenses committed decades ago.
The Fourth FeministJustice Breyer proves that you don’t have to be a woman on the court to understand women’s rights.
Obama Is on a Pro-Labor RollThe president just signed the most important workers’ rights reform of the past 20 years.
Bad ReadersThe judges who ruled against Obamacare are following Scalia down a terrible path of interpretation.
Blue-State DisgraceThere are 57,000 kids at the border who need temporary shelter. Shame on the Democratic governors who are turning them away.
You Don’t Have to Move to ScandinaviaAmerican towns are also spending more on social programs as inequality rises.
Brotherly (and Sisterly) LoveThe law should do much more to protect sibling relationships when families fall apart.
Advice for Ferguson From the Supreme CourtIf you don’t want to get tear gassed, stop “protesting” and start “counseling.”
Sex Offender Laws Have Gone Too FarOur draconian policies about sex offenses reflect our ignorance of them.
You Can Still Get an Abortion in AlabamaWill a new ruling that keeps open clinics there matter in the next battleground—Texas?
Is the Supreme Court Out of Order? Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks the Roberts court on Moyers & Company.
The 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.
Active Liberty Lives!Justice Breyer’s opinion in the recess appointments case deals a blow to originalism.