Julian Mortenson

Julian Davis Mortenson teaches constitutional law and international law at Michigan Law School.

April 6 2009 6:21 PMSpain's Most Wanted: Gonzales in the Dock What the Spanish prosecutions of Bush administration lawyers really means.
Jan. 9 2006 6:17 AMInside the United Nations Detention UnitWhere accused war criminals build model ships and play volleyball.
Sept. 15 2005 3:19 AMA Week at the Trial of Slobodan MilosevicTiptoeing around the Srebrenica minefield.
Sept. 13 2005 6:43 AMA Week at the Trial of Slobodan MilosevicThe biggest war crimes trial since Nuremberg.
Jan. 10 2006 6:57 AMInside the United Nations Detention UnitThe bizarro world in which Slobodan Milosevic eats cake with a Bosnian Muslim.
Sept. 16 2005 7:20 AMA Week at the Trial of Slobodan MilosevicA wired courtroom full of powdered wigs
Sept. 14 2005 6:15 AMA Week at the Trial of Slobodan MilosevicShowing due deference to the court.



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.