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Jurisprudence

Is West Virginia Going to Pass a “Get Out of Jail Free” Bill?

The legislation would protect religious freedom to the extreme.

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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.
Jan. 6 2016 5:15 AMThe Death Penalty’s Last StandCapital punishment is collapsing under the weight of its own corruption and cruelty.
Jan. 1 2016 12:03 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The best stories I read over the holiday season.
Dec. 22 2015 5:45 AMHow to Frame a Man for MurderProsecutors and police “don’t think his life matters.”
Dec. 7 2015 3:37 PMThe Second Amendment Is Not AbsoluteWe impose restrictions on all sorts of constitutional rights. The right to bear arms is no different. 
Dec. 4 2015 10:12 AMSome Justice for West Virginia’s Coal MinersA mixed message to coal barons who endanger their workers’ safety.
Dec. 2 2015 6:01 PMThe Price We Pay for Liberty?America must not value the liberty to own a gun over the liberty to live free from violence.
Nov. 30 2015 6:08 PMProtesters Want Qualitative Diversity on CampusHow their requests build on previous generations’ protests.
Nov. 24 2015 2:13 PMWisconsin’s Abortion Law Is UnconstitutionalThese are the greatest quotes from a ruling that slams the state for feigning an interest in women’s health.
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.
Jan. 7 2016 4:34 PM“I Am an Attorney Because I Had an Abortion”A powerful amicus brief to the Supreme Court is signed by 113 attorneys who shared their abortion stories.
Jan. 5 2016 2:17 PMPrisons Have Become America’s New AsylumsMentally ill people are locked up for trivial reasons and then get much worse.
Dec. 28 2015 7:40 PMThe Worst Civil Liberties Betrayals of 2015These 10 problems make us less safe and less free.
Dec. 14 2015 12:47 PMScalia’s Rant and Alito’s ReasoningWhich will influence Anthony Kennedy and determine the fate of affirmative action in Fisher?
Dec. 4 2015 5:21 PMMass Shootings Are Changing UsChildren have never known a time without lockdowns and mass shootings.
Dec. 3 2015 10:47 AMThe San Bernardino Attack Doesn’t Fit Our Familiar ScriptsThere is a disoriented hush on the morning after the massacre.
Dec. 1 2015 4:48 PMGOP Candidates Keep Lying About Planned Parenthood and “Baby Parts”The party of personal responsibility should take responsibility for its words. 
Nov. 25 2015 2:00 PMFree Speech or Safe Spaces?What college campuses need is dialogue and empathy.
Nov. 24 2015 12:13 PMThe Benghazi Whistleblower’s StoryBradley Podliska’s lawsuit alleges a pattern of discrimination, defamation, and partisan paranoia.

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