Jurisprudence
Jan. 13 2014 5:30 PMIs Eric Holder Making Up Gay Marriage Law As He Goes Along?Or is this how progress happens?
Jan. 7 2014 4:29 PMHow the Wolf of Wall Street Created the InternetIn a suit to protect his company’s reputation from angry online commenters.
Dec. 19 2013 1:34 PMDo Americans Care About the Privacy of Our Metadata?Yes—and that means President Obama should make the NSA care, too.
Dec. 18 2013 2:26 PMJudge Leon’s NSA #SlatepitchThe wacky idea that giving away your data creates a greater expectation of privacy.
Dec. 13 2013 11:15 AMThe Supreme Court of India’s Shockingly Bad Gay-Rights DecisionA surprising disappointment from judges with a progressive record.
Dec. 12 2013 10:28 AMNot Even Lance Deserves ThisHow the government is using the war on terror to go after him for millions.
Dec. 9 2013 2:13 PMWill the Supreme Court Stop the EPA From Fighting Pollution State by State?
Dec. 6 2013 2:31 PMHow Did Jameis Winston Evade a Rape Charge?Too many facts suggest this was not a simple case of consensual sex.
Dec. 4 2013 5:24 PMPaying AmyDoyle Paroline owned two pornographic pictures of an 8-year-old girl. How much should he have to pay?
Nov. 27 2013 2:10 PMIs the Star Quarterback Getting a Pass?The sexual assault allegations against Florida State’s Jameis Winston fit a familiar, disturbing pattern.
Nov. 26 2013 2:32 PMObamacare and Religion and Arguing off the WallWhat the New York Times and the courts are missing in the birth control mandate fight.
Nov. 22 2013 11:34 AMWhere Did People Get the Idea That Justice Anthony Kennedy Will Provide a Swing Vote for Abortion Rights?
Nov. 21 2013 6:58 PMThe Filibuster Had to Be KilledHow the Republican minority had turned it into an obscene weapon for obstructionism, delay, and political mischief.
Nov. 15 2013 1:25 PMRaise the Smoking Age to 21New York City’s higher tobacco sales age should be copied across the country.
Nov. 11 2013 5:56 PMMaking a Federal Case Out of ItHow Democrats may win the Virginia attorney general’s race.
Jan. 9 2014 10:47 AMUber RulesHow to loosen the chokehold of taxi commissions.
Dec. 23 2013 4:10 PMNorth Carolina’s Bad Plan to Take Lawyers Away From Poor People
Dec. 18 2013 4:51 PMStop Telling Ruth Bader Ginsburg to RetireIt’s counterproductive.
Dec. 17 2013 7:27 AM“A Mistake Has Been Made Here, and No One Wants to Correct It”Without DNA evidence, how could we challenge the eyewitness testimony that sent our client to prison for 34 years?
Dec. 12 2013 3:24 PMBeauty and the BeastiesGoldieBlox should win its court case against the Beastie Boys—and it will, even if it loses.
Dec. 12 2013 10:01 AMDoubly Wronged in DetroitBecause the city is broke, Dwayne Provience won’t get compensated for the decade he spent in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.
Dec. 6 2013 4:23 PMCensorship 101What schools are really teaching students when we let them censor their speech.
Dec. 6 2013 11:46 AMWhy Military Commanders Shouldn’t Be Prosecuting Sexual Assault
Dec. 3 2013 4:43 PMUn-PeopleThe conservative crusade to declare everything a “person”—corporations, fertilized eggs—will have disastrous consequences.
Nov. 26 2013 3:25 PMCorporations Are People, the Biblical SequelThe Supreme Court will decide whether companies don’t have to cover contraception because they have religious beliefs.
Nov. 22 2013 12:07 PMTaking the “Meh” out of MetadataHow the government can discover your health problems, political beliefs, and religious practices using just your metadata.
Nov. 22 2013 10:48 AMThe Case of the Errant Hot-Dog TossBaseball fans should be protected from getting injured by the antics of team mascots.
Nov. 21 2013 4:41 PMIf Corporations Are ChristiansCompanies are claiming personhood to block Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
Nov. 12 2013 6:28 PMIt’s Not My Gun. It’s “Free Speech.”The alarming rise of “open-carry” demonstrations.
Nov. 11 2013 3:40 PMBattling for Veterans’ BenefitsNew data show unfair treatment at the VA for survivors of sexual assault in the military.

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