Sitting on Great JudgesWhere Obama should look when he makes his first appointments to the bench.
Harder TimeWhy are the federal prison beds for women in the Northeast going to men—while the women get shipped to Alabama?
Open the Door and Turn On the LightsThe Supreme Court is making it distressingly difficult to get into court.
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.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.