Emily Bazelon Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones

The XX Factor
March 13 2014 1:52 PMJudge Rules That a Mother’s Rights Trump the Father’s in the Delivery Room
Political Gabfest
March 7 2014 12:47 PMThe “Do I Look Stoned?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the crisis in Ukraine, decriminalizing marijuana, and revising the SAT.
The XX Factor
March 4 2014 3:34 PMPolice Testify That Patricia Esparza “Consented to” Being Raped
Family
Feb. 28 2014 11:07 AMCan a Video Game Teach Empathy?The guy behind Madden NFL thinks so.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 24 2014 11:21 AMThe Supreme Court’s Conservatives Had a Chance to Gut Class-Action Lawsuits Forever. Why Didn’t They Take It?
The XX Factor
Feb. 19 2014 3:02 PMMother Faces Charges for Allegedly Obtaining Abortion Drugs for Her Daughter   
The XX Factor
Feb. 17 2014 4:26 PMWhen Will the NFL Address Its Problem With Sex?
Doublex
Feb. 17 2014 9:00 AMA Dangerous Ruling in the Bode Miller-Sara McKenna Child Custody Battle Takes Fathers' Rights Way Too Far
Political Gabfest
Feb. 14 2014 11:38 AMPlanet Money’s Adam Davidson Joins This Week’s Gabfest
Doublex
Feb. 10 2014 12:27 PMWho Killed Gonzalo Ramirez?In 1995, Ramirez allegedly raped Patricia Esparza. He was tortured and killed weeks later. Now she’s charged with his murder. Is she responsible?
The Audio Book Club
Feb. 6 2014 7:37 PMThe Audio Book Club on The GroupOur critics discuss Mary McCarthy’s influential 1963 novel about female friends in New York City.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 31 2014 2:38 PMCan Ezra Klein and Nate Silver Crack the Future of News?
Political Gabfest
Jan. 24 2014 11:48 AMWould This Documentary Have Saved Romney’s Campaign?
Jurisprudence
Jan. 22 2014 5:01 PMHow Much Does Doyle Paroline Owe?He possessed two pornographic pictures of 8-year-old “Amy.” Should he pay her $3.4 million in restitution? Or $0?
Political Gabfest
Jan. 17 2014 1:10 PMThe "You're Married—Psych! You're Not Married" GabfestListen to Slate's show about Obama's NSA reform plan, gay marriage in Utah, and abortion protesters in Massachusetts.
Jurisprudence
March 11 2014 1:02 PM“Procedures Involving Gravely Immoral Practices”What the religious right really thinks of birth control.
The XX Factor
March 5 2014 12:37 PMThe Man Who Made the Period Safe for the Women of India
Political Gabfest
Feb. 28 2014 11:48 AMIs Clarence Thomas’ Silence Disgraceful?
Culturebox
Feb. 26 2014 10:17 AMA Moving New Documentary About What’s It Like to Be a Black Kid at Prep School
Political Gabfest
Feb. 21 2014 11:29 AMThe You're No Frank Underwood GabfestListen to Slate's show about the uprising in Kiev, a failed unionization in Tennessee, and Season 2 of House of Cards.
Future Tense
Feb. 19 2014 11:05 AMWhy You Shouldn’t Stalk Your Kid Online
Outward
Feb. 17 2014 2:15 PMKansas Republicans Decide Anti-Gay Bill Is “Discrimination,” Kill It
Sports Nut
Feb. 14 2014 6:23 PMThe Best Report on Bullying I’ve Ever ReadThe NFL’s amazing investigation of the Miami Dolphins locker room.
Doublex
Feb. 13 2014 4:14 PMThe Word You Are Searching for Is RapeWhy sexual abuse, sexual assault, and molestation don’t always cut it.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 7 2014 1:20 PMThe “Take This Job and Shove It, ’Cause I've Got Obamacare” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the 2014 midterms, whether Obamacare will really reduce employment, and the 10th anniversary of Facebook.
The XX Factor
Feb. 6 2014 5:31 PMWhole Foods Fires a Mother for Taking Care of Her Child. Shame on Them.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 24 2014 10:52 PMDid Little Sisters of the Poor Win or Lose at the Supreme Court?Um, it’s complicated.
The XX Factor
Jan. 23 2014 12:11 PMBrain-Dead Marlise Munoz’s Fetus Is “Distinctly Abnormal.” Please, Texas, Let This Nightmare End.
The XX Factor
Jan. 21 2014 1:03 PMWhen Your Daughter Is a Cause: Navigating Social Media Isn't Easy for Melinda Coleman
Jurisprudence
Jan. 15 2014 6:11 PMAbortion Opponents Will Probably Win This Supreme Court Challenge, and They Should

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  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
  Life
Outward
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  Double X
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Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 19 2014 11:45 PM An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.