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?
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash