Justin Peters

Justin Peters is a writer for Slate. He is working on a book about Aaron Swartz, copyright, and the rise of “free culture.” Email him at justintrevett@fastmail.fm.

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Feb. 11 2014 6:53 PMWhy Snowboarders Hate Shaun White
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Feb. 11 2014 11:57 AMIn Praise of Ski Ballet, the Sport That Combined Snow and Puffy Sleeves
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Feb. 10 2014 1:10 PMWhy Do Cross-Country Skiers Always Collapse Across the Finish Line?
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Feb. 8 2014 5:48 PMSage Kotsenburg Won Slopestyle With a “1620 Japan Air Mute Grab.” What Does That Mean?
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Feb. 7 2014 5:19 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: The Tongan Who Changed His Name to Get Money From a German Underwear Company
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Feb. 6 2014 3:03 PMIt’s Not Sochi’s Fault That the Olympic Courses Are So Dangerous
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Feb. 5 2014 12:50 PMThe Sochi Games Are Already the Craziest in Recent Memory
Crime
Dec. 30 2013 11:00 AMA Crime Blog Retrospective, and a Temporary Farewell
Crime
Dec. 27 2013 10:00 AM“Pimps Smoke Blunts” T-Shirts, “Crime Clothes,” and Other Inappropriate Courtroom Attire
Crime
Dec. 26 2013 11:42 AMCrime Reporters Pick Their Favorite Crime Stories of 2013
Crime
Dec. 23 2013 11:00 AMThe Latest Louisiana Prison Horror Story: Heating Cells to Unbearably High Temperatures
Crime
Dec. 20 2013 12:23 PMSix Ways Christmas Carolers Can Stave Off Attacks by Vicious Criminals
Crime
Dec. 19 2013 1:34 PMEverything You Think You Know about Mass Murder Is Wrong
Crime
Dec. 18 2013 2:11 PMTrain Robber Ronnie Biggs, the Guy Who Got Away With It, Dies at 84
Crime
Dec. 17 2013 11:47 AMThe Life and Death of a Real-Life “Omar”
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 11 2014 4:52 PMWomen Are Built to Ski Jump. Could They Soar Past the Best Male Jumpers?
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Feb. 10 2014 7:07 PMThe Seething Resentments Behind Snowboarders’ Hatred of the Sochi Halfpipe
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Feb. 9 2014 6:08 PMSpeed Skiing Is the Fastest Non-Motorized Sport on Earth. Why Isn’t It in the Olympics?
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Feb. 8 2014 4:43 PMOh No, Russia’s New Olympic Darling Skates to the Theme From Schindler’s List
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Feb. 7 2014 3:40 PMThe Amazing Story of Zoich, the Futurama-Themed Faux-Viral Sochi Mascot That Wasn’t
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Feb. 6 2014 2:34 PMWhat to Watch at the Winter OlympicsSlate’s comprehensive viewers’ guide to the Sochi Games.
Crime
Jan. 13 2014 6:00 PMA Year After Aaron Swartz's Death, Our Terrible Computer Crime Laws Remain Unchanged
Crime
Dec. 27 2013 1:30 PMPresenting the First Annual Crime Awards
Crime
Dec. 26 2013 2:15 PMAlleged Thief Tripped Up by Female Pattern Baldness
Crime
Dec. 23 2013 2:51 PMOn the Death of Mikhail Kalashnikov, Who Invented a Gun So Simple a Child Could Use It
Crime
Dec. 20 2013 2:30 PMFinally, Some Cops Recorded a Shoplifting-Themed Version of “Jingle Bells”
Crime
Dec. 19 2013 5:29 PMWhy Would Anyone Want to Steal a Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita?
Crime
Dec. 18 2013 5:16 PMA White Lawyer Tries and Fails to Get Arrested for Graffiti in NYC. So What?
Crime
Dec. 17 2013 5:10 PMHow Do You Kill Someone on the Streets of Midtown Manhattan and Get Away With It?
Crime
Dec. 16 2013 4:00 PMThe Work-Shirking Secrets of the World’s Laziest Government Employee

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