Cliff Sloan

Cliff Sloan, the author of The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court, is a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom and a former publisher of Slate. He has argued five Supreme Court cases.

The Book Club
March 5 2009 4:31 PMMarbury: It Wakes You Up
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2008 3:49 PMDeactivating the Language of Judicial Activism
The Breakfast Table
June 24 2008 11:30 PMThis "Adequate" Substitute for Habeas ...
Aug. 9 2006 4:47 PMMary Anderson BainMy favorite old New Dealer.
Sept. 7 2005 5:32 PMThe Mourning AfterJohn Roberts grieves for his mentor.
The Breakfast Table
July 21 2005 10:17 AMA Grand Slam for Bush
History Book Blitz
May 19 2005 12:12 PMThe Trouble With HarryA new biography of Blackmun fails to do the Supreme Court justice.
The Book Club
March 3 2009 7:00 AMIs the Historic Case Marbury v. Madison All It's Cracked Up To Be?
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2008 9:07 PMA Skeptical New Mood About the Death Penalty?
The Breakfast Table
June 23 2008 9:33 AMNot Your Typical Term
Nov. 14 2005 6:39 AMSandra Day O'ConnorA new look at the Supreme Court's enigmatic "controlling force."
The Breakfast Table
July 22 2005 10:36 AMThe Snooze Hearings?
The Breakfast Table
July 20 2005 3:54 PMGet Ready To Be a Bull's-Eye



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


Welcome to 13th Grade!

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


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
The World
Oct. 22 2014 2:05 PM Paul Farmer Says Up to Ninety Percent of Those Infected Should Survive Ebola. Is He Right?
Business Insider
Oct. 22 2014 2:27 PM Facebook Made $595 Million in the U.K. Last Year. It Paid $0 in Taxes
The Eye
Oct. 22 2014 1:01 PM The Surprisingly Xenophobic Origins of Wonder Bread
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AM On the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 10:39 PM Avengers: Age of Ultron Looks Like a Fun, Sprawling, and Extremely Satisfying Sequel
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 2:59 PM Netizen Report: Twitter Users Under Fire in Mexico, Venezuela, Turkey
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
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.