Justin Peters
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.

Five-Ring Circus
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”
Crime
Dec. 13 2013 2:00 PMA Terrifying Holiday Warning From 1962
Crime
Dec. 12 2013 7:24 PMHold Parents AccountableIt’s their responsibility to themselves, their kids, and society to keep guns out of kids’ hands.
Crime
Dec. 9 2013 4:15 PMThe Krokodil Menace Now Seems Faker Than Ever (and It Already Seemed Very, Very Fake)
Crime
Dec. 6 2013 3:26 PMCooking Meth in an RV Does Not Make You Walter White
Crime
Dec. 5 2013 3:34 PMWhy William Bratton Is the Wrong Man to Lead the New York Police Department
Crime
Dec. 4 2013 3:30 PMThe Dumb Criminal’s Guide to Committing Malfeasance in the Social Media Age
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
Crime
Dec. 13 2013 1:12 PMThis Is the Real Reason Why Strippers Hate Their Jobs 
Crime
Dec. 10 2013 12:02 PM194 Children Have Been Shot and Killed in America in 2013. This Has to Stop.
Crime
Dec. 9 2013 2:54 PMWe Are Now Criminalizing Awesome Secret Compartments. What Is Wrong With This Country?
Crime
Dec. 6 2013 12:07 PMDallas, Texas, Is a Great Place to Run a Red Light
Crime
Dec. 5 2013 1:10 PMWatch the Video That Precipitated Aaron Swartz’s Downfall
Crime
Dec. 4 2013 2:08 PMThe Knee Is One of the Five Worst Body Parts to Bite

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