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.
Roads & Kingdoms
Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
The Generic City Boring landscapes impede on our biological need for intrigue. So why are so many buildings so hideous?
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.