Benjamin Wittes

Jurisprudence
Dec. 8 2008 11:48 AMNuts and DeadboltsA blueprint for the closure of Guantanamo Bay.
Convictions
June 14 2008 8:39 AMAnother Reason for Congress To Legislate
Convictions
June 11 2008 7:54 AMPut Not Thy Faith in Federal Court Trials
Convictions
April 7 2008 1:14 PMNot Straw Men
Convictions
March 27 2008 9:31 AMConstitutional, Yes, but a Really Bad Idea
Convictions
March 21 2008 2:25 PMMore on Terror Tribunals
Convictions
March 19 2008 11:59 PMMukasey, Justice, and Emily
Articles
Oct. 7 1999 3:30 AM The Torah Codes, CrackedOK, so maybe God didn't write the Bible.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 24 1996 3:30 AMNight CourtsDoes the U.S. really need its new secret tribunal?
Convictions
June 15 2008 1:13 PMDisagreements Both Modest and Fundamental
Convictions
June 13 2008 10:00 AMWhy We Still Need a Detention Statute
Convictions
April 26 2008 8:25 AMWait a Minute: Don't We Want the Royal Navy to Detain Pirates?
Convictions
April 5 2008 6:06 PMSimply Mistaken?
Convictions
March 23 2008 1:34 PMMore on Tainted Evidence
Convictions
March 21 2008 2:20 AMCheney is Not a JAG
Convictions
March 18 2008 12:53 AMMore on Mukasey's Comments
Articles
March 23 1997 3:30 AMCracking God's CodeMaybe the Lord did write the Bible.

TODAY IN SLATE

Jurisprudence

Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Culturebox

Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.

Television

The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
  Life
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.