Bert Brandenburg

Bert Brandenburg is the executive director of the Justice at Stake, a nonpartisan national organization.

Jurisprudence
Nov. 12 2012 1:06 PMBeating Back the War on JudgesVoters rejected the crusade to politicize the courts.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 14 2008 7:13 AMWhat's the Best Way To Pack a Court?The attack on merit selection for judges.
Jurisprudence
March 14 2006 4:25 PMRushmore to JudgmentSouth Dakota ups the ante in the national war over judges.
Jurisprudence
March 29 2005 5:21 PMJudge DreadThe judiciary may end up the big losers in the Schiavo mess.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 29 2010 5:52 PMLay Off Sandra Day O'ConnorWe need judges to speak up, not shut up.
Jurisprudence
July 28 2006 4:13 PMBench-Clearing BrawlJudges need to join the fight to save the courts.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2005 3:18 PMPromissory NotesHow election-by-questionnaire is threatening independent judges.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

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Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
  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.