Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
March 20 2015 6:18 PMDangerous Magical ThinkingTrying the 12-year-old “Slender Man” stabbers as adults is as illogical and barbaric as they are.
March 19 2015 9:15 AMThe Serious, Somber Boston Marathon Bombing TrialWhy we don’t—and shouldn’t—have cameras in federal courtrooms.
March 17 2015 10:14 AMThe Lawsuit That Could Threaten Kids’ FootballA court considers whether football’s “value to the community is outweighed by its dangerous attributes.”
March 12 2015 12:27 PMSquelching CreativityWhat the “Blurred Lines” team copied is either not original or not relevant.
March 11 2015 3:13 PMSanctioned by Law and CustomThe one thing Obama got wrong in Selma.
March 6 2015 12:04 PMSotomayor May Have Saved ObamacareHow she backed Kennedy and Roberts into a corner.
March 4 2015 2:00 PMWhy the Feds Can’t Charge Darren WilsonThey should, but the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law he violated when he killed Michael Brown.
March 2 2015 1:39 PMMouthing OffPreet Bharara is an entertaining speaker, but he goes too far.
Feb. 23 2015 9:33 AMIn Defense of Court-PackingWhen the Supreme Court willfully misreads the Constitution, FDR’s plan doesn’t seem so bad.
Feb. 19 2015 4:34 PMGrand Juries Are MedievalThe system needs to be reformed. This is a first step.
Feb. 18 2015 11:29 AMSlate 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.”
Feb. 11 2015 9:36 AMThe Chief Justice Has Never Been Pulled Over in His LifeWhy John Roberts’ naiveté matters to anyone who cares about policing.
Feb. 9 2015 11:44 AMAtticus Finch Is My Law Students’ HeroWe need him more than ever.
Feb. 3 2015 5:28 PMThe Capital Punishment Cover-UpVirginia wants to hide “all information relating to the execution process.”
Jan. 23 2015 10:52 AMTexas Used Junk Science to Restrict AbortionThe state’s experts lied—and they got caught.
March 19 2015 12:31 PMJustice DeferredWhat happens in Texas when you get a man executed on the basis of bad testimony? 
March 18 2015 6:02 PMWe Are David DowLawyers are furious with Texas for suspending an effective death penalty defense attorney.
March 13 2015 10:31 AMSubsidized InjusticeRacist fraternities and sororities should have their tax-exempt status revoked.
March 12 2015 3:45 AMRevenge, Not JusticeTexas’ brazen attempt to silence one of its most effective death penalty defense lawyers.
March 11 2015 9:37 AMScalia’s Embarrassing QuestionInnocence is not enough to get you out of prison.
March 5 2015 4:17 PMRed States Will SufferIf the Supreme Court disrupts Obamacare, conservatives will harm citizens of their own states.
March 2 2015 3:38 PMWhat’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen?Our Amicus podcasters explain why millions of people could lose their health insurance.
Feb. 24 2015 3:28 PMColleges Aren’t Equipped to Investigate RapeState legislatures are debating surprisingly smart laws to bring justice to campus.
Feb. 20 2015 9:12 AMSperm Donors Are Winning Visitation RightsMarriage equality isn’t enough to protect gay families.
Feb. 19 2015 9:30 AMJustice for Victims of Domestic ViolenceOne thing they really need is lawyers.
Feb. 12 2015 10:07 AMAnti-Abortion TerrorismTen ways that laws and law enforcement should protect clinic workers.
Feb. 10 2015 2:34 PMUnconscionable PracticeThis court ruling could mean the end of gay conversion therapy.
Feb. 4 2015 3:23 PMDying for a Conservative CauseRepublicans put liberty ahead of life.
Jan. 27 2015 11:18 AMSlate Voice: “American Liar”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
Jan. 22 2015 9:07 AMA Taxing DecisionThe Supreme Court will rule in favor of gay marriage for the most practical of reasons.

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