Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
Feb. 23 2016 5:59 PMOrder in the Court!How John Roberts will keep the Supreme Court from descending into chaos.
Feb. 18 2016 11:59 AMGot Questions About SCOTUS, Scalia, or the Law? Ask Dear Jurisprudence.Slate’s legal eagles take your questions about the court, the big nominating fight, and more.
Feb. 17 2016 6:32 PMThe Human Toll of Antonin Scalia’s Time on the CourtBlacks, Latinos, and poor whites suffered because of his draconian approach to criminal punishment.
Feb. 16 2016 6:15 PMWhat Originalists Should Say About a Scalia ReplacementIt’s not what Ted Cruz is saying.
Feb. 15 2016 1:10 PMThe Tragedy of Antonin ScaliaHe thought he could remove politics from the Supreme Court, but he only made things worse.
Feb. 14 2016 11:00 AMWhy Liberals Loved to Hate Antonin ScaliaHe presented cruel, demeaning views in thought-provoking and stirring ways.
Feb. 13 2016 10:57 PMObama’s Supreme Court ShortlistIt would be ridiculous for Republicans to oppose these perfectly qualified candidates.
Feb. 13 2016 8:01 PMWhat Made Antonin Scalia a Great WriterThe novelty of his language, his use of metaphor, and his wicked sense of humor.
Feb. 12 2016 6:25 PMIs West Virginia Going to Pass a “Get Out of Jail Free” Bill?The legislation would protect religious freedom to the extreme.
Feb. 8 2016 4:57 PMFlint Wasn’t Allowed DemocracyThat’s part of the reason nobody acted when its water was poisoned.
Feb. 2 2016 5:36 PMIs an Anti-Abortion Activist With a Camera a Journalist?And what would that mean for journalism?
Jan. 21 2016 12:37 PMBattery and Deprivation of LibertyHow to begin to compensate Flint residents for their drinking water fiasco.
Jan. 20 2016 4:07 PMHow Tough-on-Crime Laws Became Linked to Anti-TerrorismThe strange legislative history that led to the standoff in Oregon.
Jan. 19 2016 12:44 PM“Abortion Is Not a Decision We Regret”Why this attorney and 112 others told their abortion stories to the Supreme Court.
Jan. 11 2016 7:51 PMWhat Would Happen if the Court Kneecapped the Unions?We’re about to find out.
Feb. 19 2016 2:38 PMAll Your Questions About Scalia and the Fate of the Supreme Court, AnsweredIn a special Dear Jurisprudence column, Slate’s legal eagles answer your questions about the court, the big nominating fight, and more.
Feb. 17 2016 6:47 PMThe Case for a Liberal ScaliaWhy President Obama should nominate a true progressive to the high court.
Feb. 17 2016 12:50 PMThe Nominations We Should Care About This Campaign SeasonDahlia Lithwick discusses what this presidential election means for the Supreme Court and why we should pay more attention.
Feb. 16 2016 5:46 PMWe Know the Type of Justice Obama Might PickBecause he’s already told us many times.
Feb. 15 2016 7:28 AMAntonin Scalia’s Other LegacyHe was often a friend of criminal defendants.
Feb. 14 2016 9:30 AMThe GOP’s Supreme Court GambleBy refusing a moderate Scalia replacement now, Republicans risk getting stuck with a true liberal later.
Feb. 13 2016 8:44 PMAntonin Scalia Will Be Remembered as One of the GreatsFuture Americans will view him as one of the greatest Supreme Court justices rather than an arch-conservative.
Feb. 13 2016 6:50 PMAntonin Scalia Brought the Court to HimHis transformational tenure made originalism the rule by which every justice had to live.
Feb. 9 2016 4:24 PMTed Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely.
Feb. 5 2016 3:14 PMAre Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.
Jan. 26 2016 5:57 PMThe Anti-Abortion Activists Targeting Planned Parenthood Have a Slew of Legal TroublesThis week’s surprise indictments are just the newest turn. 
Jan. 20 2016 5:13 PMJohn Roberts’ Worst Judicial NightmareConservatives say Obama does not “take care.”
Jan. 19 2016 1:15 PMThe “Labor Pains” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick considers a Supreme Court case that could stanch the flow of funds to public sector unions. 
Jan. 14 2016 5:55 AMSupreme TantrumThe Virginia legislature is about to oust a well-respected female judge just to spite the governor.
Jan. 8 2016 3:45 PMThe Absurd Logic Behind Florida’s Docs vs. Glocks LawThe Second Amendment trumps all other amendments.

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