Neil Gorsuch Was Hatched in a Federalist Society LabWith spare body parts stolen from Atticus Finch, Richie Cunningham, and Snoopy.
Covering the Courts Is Different NowSlate’s Mark Joseph Stern on the travel ban, LGBTQ rights, and Trump’s predisposition for illegality.
How Dare You Question Our Precious Nominee?Republicans broke every rule to block Merrick Garland. Now, they’re outraged that anyone would challenge Neil Gorsuch.
Does the First Amendment Protect Trump’s Travel Ban?A 9th Circuit judge just gave the Supreme Court’s conservatives an excuse to uphold the president’s bigoted executive order.
The DOJ’s Next TargetIn just two months, Trump’s Department of Justice has already made big moves on transgender rights and voter ID laws. Next up: guns.
The Never Mind TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about SB 14 and Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions.
The Constitution’s Limits on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Hernandez v. Mesa.
Is Trump’s Second Immigration Ban Unconstitutional?Assessing the legal challenges to the new executive order.
Appointing a Special Prosecutor to Investigate the Russia Mess Is Not EnoughSenate Democrats must press deputy attorney general nominee Rod Rosenstein to guarantee that the prosecutor would have real independence.
The Supreme Court’s Sex-Offender Jurisprudence Is Based on a LieThe Supreme Court believes most sex offenders will keep committing sex crimes. The data suggests otherwise.
The Man Who Could Control the Russia InvestigationWhy the confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions’ deputy matters so much.
Can Neil Gorsuch Answer a Question?On Day 2 of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, it remains unclear.
Neil Gorsuch and the “Frozen Trucker”The judge’s infamous dissent reveals he may not have the temperament to serve on the Supreme Court.
Fixing Gerrymandering Doesn’t Just Make Elections More FairIt also encourages elected officials to adjust how they govern.
The Case Against Neil GorsuchThe Supreme Court nominee’s jurisprudence shows he values religious people’s beliefs above all else.
Groundhog Day in Travel TownOnce again, federal judges used Trump’s own words to knock down the administration’s travel ban.
Don’t Dreamers Have Rights?Immigration officials argue they can deport DACA recipients for no particular reason. They’re wrong.
Alito and the CodeDid the Supreme Court justice’s recent appearance at the Claremont Institute violate the ethical guidelines for United States judges?
Dear Donald. Danger! Love, Jeff and John.The well-timed letter that miraculously appeared to justify travel ban 2.0.
Donald Trump and the Chamber of SecretsThe president’s solicitor general nominee Noel Francisco thinks executive privilege should shield pretty much everything. Uh-oh.
No Mercy for a DreamerThe case of Daniela Vargas embodies the casual cruelty of Trump’s war on lawful immigrants.
Bad for Undocumented Immigrants, a Gift to Domestic AbusersAn interview with the Denver city attorney on the consequences of the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
The Bogus Logic of Trump’s New Travel BanThe administration’s new executive order is full of dubious evidence and sketchy claims.
Is the Muslim Ban Dead?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Postpone Trump’s Supreme Court PickNeil Gorsuch’s nomination cannot be separated from the serious questions that plague the administration.