Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
Dec. 1 2017 6:21 PMIs It Too Late for Robert Mueller to Save Us?It might not be enough for the special counsel to hand us a smoking gun and an indictment.
Nov. 30 2017 2:52 PMNeil Gorsuch’s Independent StreakAt arguments in Carpenter v. United States, the conservative justice used originalist principles to defend 21st-century digital privacy.
Nov. 28 2017 7:00 PMWhat the Lawyer Who Led the Effort to Flood the Airports During Travel Ban 1.0 Is Doing NowAn Amicus podcast transcript.
Nov. 28 2017 12:41 PMFrosted FloodgatesA Supreme Court ruling in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop would destroy discrimination law.
Nov. 27 2017 4:25 PMNecessary Surveillance“Fixes” to FISA could severely harm FBI national security investigations.
Nov. 22 2017 3:07 PMJudges Over PrinciplesThe never-Trump legal movement has morphed into a push to pack the courts with Trump-selected judges.
Nov. 17 2017 6:23 PMAnother Obstruction AngleWas Trump intentionally trying to block the investigation into Flynn’s Turkey ties?
Nov. 16 2017 10:35 AMWhen Public Records Aren’t Made PublicThe troubling trend of judges keeping police body camera footage hidden.
Nov. 13 2017 4:43 PMWe’ve Always Known Roy Moore Is LawlessIt’s why Alabama Republicans voted for him.
Nov. 10 2017 6:08 PMSneak AttackTrump is trying to secretly push through another Muslim ban.
Nov. 9 2017 5:54 PMTrump’s Voter Fraud Commission Is ImplodingA Democratic member is suing his colleagues, alleging they’re violating federal law.
Nov. 9 2017 5:15 PMWhy Did It Take So Long to Indict Paul Manafort?His alleged crimes stretch back to 2006.
Nov. 8 2017 2:29 PMSwing Justice John RobertsIf he follows his own precedents, the chief justice will vote to protect gay couples from discriminatory cake-makers.
Nov. 7 2017 7:26 PMBad BoiesThe renowned liberal attorney threw ethics out the window to help Harvey Weinstein.
Nov. 6 2017 7:35 PMHow to Make the Gun Industry PayFederal law shields firearm purveyors from liability. Taxing gun-makers and dealers is the only way to make victims whole.
Dec. 1 2017 5:53 PMRobert Mueller Has a PlanHow the special counsel’s deal with Michael Flynn neutralizes Trump’s pardon power.
Nov. 29 2017 9:03 AMThe Reliable JusticeAnthony Kennedy’s equal rights rulings prior to Cakeshop should have been easy to predict.
Nov. 28 2017 5:45 PMThe Urgent Reality of Online ExtremismHow the New York Times let a Facebook fascist off the hook.
Nov. 27 2017 5:11 PMA Legal Fight Donald Trump Should WinThe president is in the right in the battle over who should lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Nov. 27 2017 2:55 PMVote Suppressors UnleashedA district judge might be handing Donald Trump a chance to supercharge voter suppression.
Nov. 21 2017 3:22 PMNice Merger You Got There. Shame if Something Happened to It.Is the Trump administration’s newfound zeal for antitrust just a thinly veiled attack on CNN—and the First Amendment?
Nov. 17 2017 9:07 AMThe Kremlin Defense FundRussian money might have gone to Trump’s legal fees.
Nov. 13 2017 5:43 PMThe Worst Reason to Condemn Roy MooreWhy it’s wrong to attack the Republican Senate candidate for his dissent in a child rape case.
Nov. 13 2017 1:20 PMBe Careful What You Sue ForIf the Supreme Court strikes down California’s “crisis pregnancy center” disclosure act, dozens of anti-abortion laws could fall with it.
Nov. 10 2017 1:25 PM“Children Must Be Protected”Roy Moore’s attacks on gay people look even more sinister in light of the allegation that he molested a 14-year-old girl.
Nov. 9 2017 5:20 PMThis Is What Democracy Looks LikeThe messy intra-progressive fight in Charlottesville offers lessons for Democrats across the country.
Nov. 8 2017 3:32 PMFinal EditionCould Joe Ricketts get away with shuttering Gothamist for unionizing?
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 AMIf Trump Is UnfitRead what Rep. Jamie Raskin told Slate’s Amicus podcast about his proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
Nov. 7 2017 1:31 PMA Timeline of Carter Page’s Contacts With RussiaThe Trump campaign adviser’s foreign dalliances, explained.
Nov. 3 2017 8:04 PMGuantanamo Is Where Justice Goes to DieA judicial meltdown this week shows why it is the wrong place to prosecute a terrorist—or anyone else.

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