Helen Vera
Helen Vera

Helen Vera, a recent graduate of Yale Law School, is a fellow at the National Prison Project of the ACLU.

Jurisprudence
Feb. 26 2014 10:59 AMThe Definitive Case for Ending Solitary ConfinementThe practice is impractical as well as immoral. It harms prisoners, costs too much, and leads to more crime.
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.