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.
If You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Editorial assistant Rachel Gross on the best of Slate, from wedding debt to the evolution debate.
San Andreas Is a Crock But there’s a reason West Coast geologists are fixated on the “big one.”