Chanakya Sethi

Chanakya Sethi is a graduate student at Yale Law School.

Aug. 15 2014 7:14 AMReforming the RegistryThe best ideas for fixing sex offender laws.
Aug. 11 2014 12:20 PMSex Offender Laws Have Gone Too FarOur draconian policies about sex offenses reflect our ignorance of them.
March 4 2014 4:05 PMWill Shareholder Lawsuits Survive at the Supreme Court?
Dec. 19 2013 1:34 PMDo Americans Care About the Privacy of Our Metadata?Yes—and that means President Obama should make the NSA care, too.
Aug. 12 2014 11:41 AMThree Maps of Laws That Put People on the Sex Offender List for Ridiculous Reasons
May 2 2014 5:35 PMThe Gay Marriage Case That Makes No SenseNo, North Carolina does not make it a crime for a minister to perform a same-sex wedding.
Feb. 26 2014 1:57 PMThe Big, Bad FreezeThe Supreme Court just made it easier for the government to take your assets before you even go to trial.
Dec. 13 2013 11:15 AMThe Supreme Court of India’s Shockingly Bad Gay-Rights DecisionA surprising disappointment from judges with a progressive record.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

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

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

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

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

The XX Factor

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

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

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

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

Trending News Channel
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Watch Flashes of Lightning Created in a Lab  
  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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.