The “Calm Before the Storm” TranscriptThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner, and major abortion cases might not be far behind. Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
Supreme Court Overturns Conviction of Man Who Wrote Threatening Notes to His Ex on Facebook
You’re All OutA defense attorney uncovers a brazen scheme to manipulate evidence, and prosecutors and police finally get caught.
The “Ready for Her Close-Up” TranscriptRead Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with her guests about the sudden popularity of Supreme Court drama on the silver screen.
The Moments in Tuesday’s Marriage Equality Argument Most Likely to Predict the Court’s Decision
Dear John LettersA taxonomy of gay marriage arguments aimed at Chief Justice John Roberts.
Amen, Canada!The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
This Man Deserves a PardonVirginia is still imprisoning an almost certainly innocent man—even after he did the time.
SCOTUS Tries to Stay Neutral on Jerusalem, Passports, and Foreign PolicyWhich means a great big win for presidential powers.
Are You Threatening Me?The Supreme Court wants to know what this vile Facebook poster was thinking.
Amicus: The Calm Before the StormThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner. Major abortion cases might not be far behind.
“And Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life”A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.
The “Making the Case” TranscriptRead Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.
Amicus: Ready for Her Close-UpThe upcoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic is the splashiest dramatization of a Supreme Court justice in recent memory, but it’s hardly the only one.
Bob McDonnell Tries, Tries AgainThe former Virginia governor, convicted on corruption charges, makes his case to an appeals court. The judges are skeptical.
Threats to LibertyConspiracy theorists worried about imaginary government oppression dismiss real government oppression.
Supreme Court Dispatches
An Argument for DignityJustice Anthony Kennedy seems to see a nobility of purpose in gay marriage.
Not All Must RiseMany of the people who will witness Supreme Court history paid a ton for the privilege.
Amicus: The Politics of LawIn anticipation of big decisions on marriage equality and Obamacare, many are talking about the balance of political power on the Supreme Court. Is that fair?
Amicus: Marriage ArrivesThe Supreme Court is finally taking up same-sex marriage. How did we get here and what should we expect next?
“Protect Us Against Our Enemies” The story of one Syrian fighter and why his capture is a major defeat for America’s war on ISIS.
Donald Trump Said It’s “Disgusting” to Pump Milk in Front of Colleagues. So We Found A Lady Who Did.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
What Happens When We Get It Wrong? Slate’s Corrections Czar Talks About Our Policy on Errors and Typos.
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