Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Friends Should Not Spend 25 Years in PrisonThey’re collateral damage in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Rajat Gupta Could Go to Prison for 10 Years for Insider TradingEven though he wasn’t a major player—is that fair?
How To Nail BlagojevichProsecutors can ask for a five-year sentence for Illinois' ex-governor—but they shouldn't.
Obama Can Fix the Race Gap in Sentencing LawA stroke of the pen can undo vast racial disparities in criminal sentences.
Take Their Money and RunThe government should fine the hell out of Rajat Gupta instead of criminally prosecuting him.
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?