Dawn Johnsen

Jurisprudence
July 5 2011 6:17 PMDifferent Kinds of WrongThe difference between Obama's Libya policy and Bush's torture policy.
Convictions
May 1 2008 10:13 AMSurprise Agreement at Senate Hearing on "Secret Law"
Convictions
April 24 2008 5:45 PMDevastating Racial Disparities in Incarceration
Convictions
March 28 2008 1:24 AMNYT? What's Bush's Excuse for Keeping Law Violations Secret?
Convictions
March 22 2008 1:19 AMMore on Roe and the Republican Coalition
Convictions
March 18 2008 10:17 AMRestoring Our Nation's Honor
Jurisprudence
June 8 2007 2:55 PMLaw and OrdersHow should the president's lawyers advise a reluctant White House?
Convictions
June 13 2008 4:45 PMBlogging From ACS Convention re: Boumediene
Convictions
April 29 2008 11:12 AMA View on Crawford From Indiana
Convictions
April 3 2008 7:38 AMOutrage at the Latest OLC Torture Memo
Convictions
March 22 2008 6:45 PMReducing Abortions
Convictions
March 19 2008 11:12 AMYet More on Cheney and Unitary Executive
Convictions
March 16 2008 9:38 PMGreetings
Jurisprudence
Jan. 25 2006 5:01 PMThe Outer ShellThe hollowing out of Roe v. Wade.

TODAY IN SLATE

Culturebox

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

Education

Welcome to 13th Grade!

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

Culturebox

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
Business Insider
Oct. 22 2014 2:27 PM Facebook Made $595 Million in the U.K. Last Year. It Paid $0 in Taxes
  Life
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.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 10:39 PM Avengers: Age of Ultron Looks Like a Fun, Sprawling, and Extremely Satisfying Sequel
  Technology
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
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.