The High Court Takes Center StageThe biggest year in the Supreme Court’s modern history will shape the 2016 election.
The 200-Day ClubThat’s how long uncontroversial nominees are waiting to join the federal bench.
Scalia vs. RobertsThe conservative justices faced off over Obamacare—now they’re dueling again.
What Kagan Should SayElena Kagan should use her confirmation hearings to defend the Constitution. All of it.
Constitutional DriftObama veers to the right, but does he need to take the Constitution with him?
The Supreme Court Can’t Save Coal The justices dealt a blow to Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Dirty energy sources are still doomed.
Hang Up And Listen
The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
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Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.