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.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.