Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
Jan. 8 2016 3:45 PMThe Absurd Logic Behind Florida’s Docs vs. Glocks LawThe Second Amendment trumps all other amendments.
Jan. 6 2016 5:15 AMThe Death Penalty’s Last StandCapital punishment is collapsing under the weight of its own corruption and cruelty.
Jan. 1 2016 12:03 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The best stories I read over the holiday season.
Dec. 22 2015 5:45 AMHow to Frame a Man for MurderProsecutors and police “don’t think his life matters.”
Dec. 7 2015 3:37 PMThe Second Amendment Is Not AbsoluteWe impose restrictions on all sorts of constitutional rights. The right to bear arms is no different. 
Dec. 4 2015 10:12 AMSome Justice for West Virginia’s Coal MinersA mixed message to coal barons who endanger their workers’ safety.
Dec. 2 2015 6:01 PMThe Price We Pay for Liberty?America must not value the liberty to own a gun over the liberty to live free from violence.
Nov. 30 2015 6:08 PMProtesters Want Qualitative Diversity on CampusHow their requests build on previous generations’ protests.
Nov. 24 2015 2:13 PMWisconsin’s Abortion Law Is UnconstitutionalThese are the greatest quotes from a ruling that slams the state for feigning an interest in women’s health.
Nov. 23 2015 1:10 PMDoes the First Amendment Protect Professionals?The bizarre case law that upholds free speech courts like and bans speech they don’t.
Nov. 17 2015 3:08 PMAnthony Kennedy’s Right to ChooseThe justice who cares about dignity and autonomy should vote against Texas’ abortion law.
Nov. 12 2015 8:30 AMAn Invitation to End the Death PenaltyThe time is now, and this opportunity might not present itself again soon.
Nov. 10 2015 1:23 PMWhy Are We All Talking About Starbucks Cups?The war on Christmas is fake. But conflicts between religious and secular values are real.
Nov. 6 2015 5:13 PMThe Little Sisters of the Poor Get Their Day at the Supreme CourtIs opting out of part of the Affordable Care Act a religious burden?
Nov. 5 2015 1:32 PMWatch an Incredible 1983 Clip Foreshadowing Canada’s New LeadershipA gorgeous, inspiring reminder of how far the world has come.
Jan. 7 2016 4:34 PM“I Am an Attorney Because I Had an Abortion”A powerful amicus brief to the Supreme Court is signed by 113 attorneys who shared their abortion stories.
Jan. 5 2016 2:17 PMPrisons Have Become America’s New AsylumsMentally ill people are locked up for trivial reasons and then get much worse.
Dec. 28 2015 7:40 PMThe Worst Civil Liberties Betrayals of 2015These 10 problems make us less safe and less free.
Dec. 14 2015 12:47 PMScalia’s Rant and Alito’s ReasoningWhich will influence Anthony Kennedy and determine the fate of affirmative action in Fisher?
Dec. 4 2015 5:21 PMMass Shootings Are Changing UsChildren have never known a time without lockdowns and mass shootings.
Dec. 3 2015 10:47 AMThe San Bernardino Attack Doesn’t Fit Our Familiar ScriptsThere is a disoriented hush on the morning after the massacre.
Dec. 1 2015 4:48 PMGOP Candidates Keep Lying About Planned Parenthood and “Baby Parts”The party of personal responsibility should take responsibility for its words. 
Nov. 25 2015 2:00 PMFree Speech or Safe Spaces?What college campuses need is dialogue and empathy.
Nov. 24 2015 12:13 PMThe Benghazi Whistleblower’s StoryBradley Podliska’s lawsuit alleges a pattern of discrimination, defamation, and partisan paranoia.
Nov. 19 2015 1:24 PMRefugee-Fearing Mayor Wants to Round Them UpThe real lesson of America’s Japanese internment camps is that fear makes us cowardly and vicious.
Nov. 16 2015 10:00 AMChildren Sue Over Climate ChangeIt’s like the plot of a Disney movie: 21 kids with gumption pitted against the president of the United States.
Nov. 11 2015 4:29 PMWhat Does the Constitution Say About a Praying High School Football Coach?Coercing students isn’t exactly sporting.
Nov. 9 2015 3:40 PMSonia Sotomayor Takes a Stand Against Police BrutalityIn a stunning dissent, the justice condemns the “culture” of deadly force.
Nov. 6 2015 9:38 AMQuestions Rachel Maddow Should Ask the Democrats Running for PresidentHow they think about the Supreme Court could be their most important qualification. 
Nov. 4 2015 5:00 AMThe Worst LawyersDeath sentences are down across the country—except for where one of these guys is the defense attorney.

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