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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Nov. 18 2013 5:24 PMThe Forgotten, Non-Kool-Aid-Drinking Victims of the Jonestown Massacre
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Nov. 15 2013 2:30 PMA Texas Policeman Said He's Never Seen Anything This Dumb in 27 Years
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Nov. 14 2013 6:10 PMHow to Report on Unintentional Child Shooting Deaths
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Nov. 14 2013 9:30 AMFootball Coach Fails to Motivate His Team, Gets Arrested in the Process
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Nov. 13 2013 3:58 PMOhio Is Turning Capital Punishment Into a Ghastly Lab Experiment
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Nov. 8 2013 11:59 AMIf You Are a Wanted Fugitive, You Probably Shouldn’t Get Involved in Politics
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Nov. 6 2013 6:41 PMAmazing Homeless Man Shows Us All How to Steal Some Winks in a Palatial Hotel Suite
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Nov. 6 2013 10:00 AMWho Said It: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Simpsons Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby?
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Oct. 29 2013 1:00 PMIf You’re Planning to Set Your Fiancé on Fire, Don’t Tell Your Veterinarian
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Oct. 28 2013 1:00 PM“Will Work for Weed” T-Shirts, Zoot Suits, and Other Things You Shouldn’t Wear to Court
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Oct. 25 2013 12:30 PMThis Canadian Public Safety Video from the 1980s Is Bizarre and Terrifying
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Oct. 24 2013 5:43 PMGun Safety Laws Are Pointless If Nobody Bothers to Enforce Them
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Oct. 23 2013 6:17 PMThis Criminal Defense Attorney Has the Greatest Slogan Ever
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Oct. 22 2013 6:25 PMA Baltimore Man Has Been Acquitted of Three Sexual Assaults. Will He Make It Four?
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Oct. 21 2013 3:59 PMA New Study Shows Why It’s So Important to Reduce Child Gunshot Injuries
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Nov. 18 2013 9:40 AMDon’t Believe the Hype about the “Flesh-Eating” Drug Krokodil
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Nov. 15 2013 1:18 PMI’m Pretty Sure This Anti-Arson Music Video Is the Strangest PSA Ever
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Nov. 14 2013 3:26 PMOn This Day in 1957, the FBI Finally Had to Admit That the Mafia Existed
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Nov. 13 2013 8:25 PMThe FBI Wants to Know If You’ve Seen This Hideously Ugly Chair
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Nov. 8 2013 4:49 PMThe Gun Training Class that Teaches Students to Keep Firearms Under the Bed, Loaded
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Nov. 7 2013 4:16 PMMeet the Uncompromising Ideologue Chairing Florida’s "Stand Your Ground" Hearings
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Nov. 6 2013 2:22 PMThe One Simple Policy Change That Bill de Blasio Should Make to Fix the NYPD
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Oct. 29 2013 1:03 PMIt Happened Again: Baltimore Man Acquitted on Fourth Sexual Assault Charge in Two Years
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Oct. 29 2013 10:00 AMWant to Get Rid of Teenage Loiterers? Blast Some Beethoven.
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Oct. 28 2013 10:30 AMA Mother Rolls Over on Her Baby in Bed. The Baby Dies. Is That a Tragedy, or a Crime?
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Oct. 25 2013 10:00 AMA Reason You Shouldn’t Panic about the Club Drug “Molly,” and a Reason You Should
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Oct. 24 2013 3:21 PMSurly, Drug-Toting Hitchhiker Mistakes a Police Car for a Taxi, Gets Arrested
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Oct. 23 2013 3:56 PMHow a 1983 Murder Created America's Terrible Supermax-Prison Culture
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Oct. 22 2013 1:18 PMWhat Sort of Person Would Punch a Police Horse? Answer: A Drunk Person.
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Oct. 21 2013 1:11 PM“Banana” George Blair May Have Been the Most Interesting Man in the World

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