Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is a professor at Yale Law School and a co-author of Voting with Dollars.

April 4 2014 3:03 PMAll Eyes on ObamaObama needs to put his money where his mouth is on campaign finance reform.
The Hive
June 4 2012 1:44 PMWe the People Rise AgainHow could we (prudently) amend the Constitution by national referendum?
July 29 2011 4:31 PMCrisis? What Crisis?Cheer up, America: Our nation won't default, nor is our government dysfunctional.
April 22 2009 3:47 PMAbolish the White House CounselAnd the Office of Legal Counsel, too, while we're at it.
Jan. 13 2009 4:30 PMImpeach Jay BybeeWhy should a suspected war criminal serve as a federal judge?
July 15 2008 3:35 PMTake Your Paws off the Presidency!Does the Bush administration have a secret succession order that bypasses Congress?
June 25 2007 2:23 PMDown With Plutocrats and Fat Cat DonorsGive the rest of us money to spend on campaign contributions.
July 17 2006 3:31 PMDetain GameHow Congress can make Guantanamo even worse.
Dec. 20 2005 1:41 PMThe Secrets They KeepHow telling the president what he'd like to hear can be good for your career.
Nov. 2 2012 6:31 PMElection BossesHow to stop employers from telling workers whom to vote for.
Dec. 28 2011 12:58 PMA Christmas Gift for the PentagonRemember how it turned retired generals into media shills? Lax oversight means it could happen again.
Dec. 9 2009 5:48 PMWhat Will Congress Do About Afghanistan?Lawmakers should set new rules now for asserting their war powers later.
April 17 2009 2:31 PMImpeach Jay BybeeWhy should a suspected war criminal serve as a federal judge?
Oct. 21 2008 4:25 PMBush's Final IllusionThe president's agreement with Iraq bypasses Congress. Again.
May 2 2008 12:34 PMHey, What About the 24th?The constitutional amendment about voting rights that the Supreme Court forgot.
Sept. 18 2006 3:43 PMBad Party LineAll the reasons to hate Bush's wiretapping bill.
April 5 2006 2:39 PMThe Perils of Judicial RestraintIf the Supreme Court won't intervene on "enemy combatant" cases, Congress must.



The End of Pregnancy

And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry

The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats

Blame China for everything.

The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer


Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place

Now it’s descending into madness.


Don’t Just Sit There

How to be more productive during your commute.

There Has Never Been a Comic Book Character Like John Constantine

Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?

  News & Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 24 2014 12:10 AM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
Oct. 23 2014 11:47 PM Don’t Just Sit There How to be more productive during your commute.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 24 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Partial Solar Eclipse of October 2014
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.