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.
TODAY IN SLATE
False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
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No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman”
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Inside Higher Ed
Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Future Tense Weather Blogger? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Forward, March! Nine leading climate scientists urge you to attend the People’s Climate March.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.