David Newman

David Newman is a contributing editor at Legal Affairs.

Hey, Wait A Minute
July 6 2005 7:14 PMA Different ShortlistHow about an old-style conservative Supreme Court nominee?
Today's Papers
Feb. 7 2003 3:56 AMGame Over
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Jan. 4 2003 4:43 AMBowled Over
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Dec. 1 2002 5:25 AMHorsing Around
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Nov. 22 2002 5:31 AMArrested Development
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Oct. 5 2002 6:54 AMReid All About It
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Aug. 31 2001 8:30 PMBroadway Bound
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Aug. 23 2001 3:00 AMIn a Box and a Hard Place
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Aug. 17 2001 8:30 PMNo G-Word Spoken Here
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Aug. 10 2001 8:30 PMSee the Contradictions
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July 27 2001 8:30 PM 
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June 18 1999 9:01 PMUpdated every day at dawn.
July 1 2005 11:34 AMThe Supreme Court ShortlistThe views of the likely candidates.
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Jan. 10 2003 5:29 AMEarly Exit
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Jan. 3 2003 4:15 AMEdwards the Third
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Nov. 29 2002 4:33 AMBridging the Gap
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Oct. 6 2002 3:57 AMStemming Cells
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Nov. 16 2001 10:37 AMStart Spreading the Noose 
Summary Judgment
Aug. 24 2001 11:30 PMCurse of the Nebbish Shtick
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Aug. 18 2001 12:00 AMAn Off-Key Mandolin
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Aug. 11 2001 12:00 AMTossing Pies
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July 31 2001 11:30 PM'N Sync Comes of Age 
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July 13 2001 11:30 PM 



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
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  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.