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

Culturebox

The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers

Education

Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.

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The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.