Lara Bazelon
Lara Bazelon

Lara Bazelon is a contributing writer for Slate. Her book, The Last Shackle, will be published by Beacon Press in 2018.

Family
June 15 2016 10:15 AMExes and O’sOn figuring out the best name for the father of my children.
Family
Feb. 18 2016 9:04 AMThe Oatmeal ExchangeSeven ways to get through a divorce when you have small children.
Jurisprudence
May 7 2015 10:55 AMLife After ExonerationWhen an innocent person is finally set free, it’s no fairy tale.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 17 2013 7:27 AM“A Mistake Has Been Made Here, and No One Wants to Correct It”Without DNA evidence, how could we challenge the eyewitness testimony that sent our client to prison for 34 years?
Jurisprudence
April 7 2016 5:45 AMFor ShameThe criminal justice system encourages prosecutors to get guilty verdicts by any means necessary—and to stand by even the most questionable convictions. Can one crusading court stop the lying and cheating?
Jurisprudence
Sept. 30 2015 5:02 AMJustice After InjusticeWhat happens after a wrongfully convicted person is exonerated—and the witness finds out she identified the wrong man.
Jurisprudence
March 11 2015 9:37 AMScalia’s Embarrassing QuestionInnocence is not enough to get you out of prison.