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The Drones Are Coming to LibyaAlong with an unprecedented expansion of the president’s power.
The World Doesn’t Love the First AmendmentThe vile anti-Muslim video shows that the U.S. overvalues free speech.
The Imperial President of ArizonaThe Supreme Court’s immigration ruling dramatically expanded executive power.
Newt and His Surprising Liberal AlliesHe’s not the only one who thinks there is a huge problem with giving the Supreme Court final say on the Constitution.
How Not To Solve the European Debt CrisisThe new legal tools Angela Merkel is touting aren't new and won't work.
The Lincoln LawsShould we thank the Great Emancipator for codifying the law of war—or curse him?
Libyan Legal LimboWhy there's nothing wrong with Obama ignoring some of his own legal advisers on Libya.
The Better, Cheaper Mortgage FixHow to renegotiate all those bad loans at no cost to the taxpayer.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?