Dangerous Magical ThinkingTrying the 12-year-old “Slender Man” stabbers as adults is as illogical and barbaric as they are.
The Serious, Somber Boston Marathon Bombing TrialWhy we don’t—and shouldn’t—have cameras in federal courtrooms.
The Lawsuit That Could Threaten Kids’ FootballA court considers whether football’s “value to the community is outweighed by its dangerous attributes.”
Why the Feds Can’t Charge Darren WilsonThey should, but the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law he violated when he killed Michael Brown.
In Defense of Court-PackingWhen the Supreme Court willfully misreads the Constitution, FDR’s plan doesn’t seem so bad.
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.”
We Are David DowLawyers are furious with Texas for suspending an effective death penalty defense attorney.
Revenge, Not JusticeTexas’ brazen attempt to silence one of its most effective death penalty defense lawyers.
Red States Will SufferIf the Supreme Court disrupts Obamacare, conservatives will harm citizens of their own states.
What’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen?Our Amicus podcasters explain why millions of people could lose their health insurance.
Colleges Aren’t Equipped to Investigate RapeState legislatures are debating surprisingly smart laws to bring justice to campus.
Slate Voice: “American Liar”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.