Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh Leon Neyfakh

Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

Books
July 18 2017 2:37 PMThe Chickenshit ClubA new book indicts the Justice Department with a fiery passion. So why do its arguments feel so inert?
Jurisprudence
July 11 2017 11:30 PMChristopher Wray Will Not Be Trump’s StoogeThe president wants his FBI director to do his bidding. Too bad he’s nominated another James Comey.
The Slatest
July 5 2017 11:42 AMNYPD Officer Shot Dead in Bronx in “Unprovoked Attack”
The Slatest
June 29 2017 12:03 PMTrump’s Lawyers Planned to Retaliate Against Comey for Leaking. Their Rationale for Deciding Against It Is Revealing.
Jurisprudence
June 26 2017 5:56 AM“The Most Important Unknown Person in D.C.”As the Russia investigation deepens, Scott Schools has become the conscience of the DOJ.
Jurisprudence
June 16 2017 7:21 PMWhat Does Trump Want From Rosenstein?A good faith effort to understand the purpose of Trump’s angry tweet.
The Slatest
June 14 2017 7:08 PMFBI Investigating Trump for Obstruction of Justice, Washington Post Reports
Jurisprudence
June 13 2017 10:50 AMJeff Sessions’ Job InterviewThe attorney general will have one goal when he testifies before the Senate: Please the boss.
The Slatest
June 8 2017 5:21 PMTrump’s Lawyer Says Comey Broke the Law by Leaking. He Didn’t.
The Slatest
June 7 2017 6:56 PMTrump Told Comey, “We Had That Thing.” What Thing Was He Talking About?
The Slatest
June 7 2017 9:27 AMTrump Makes His Choice for FBI Director, and Knowledgeable People Aren’t Horrified
The Slatest
June 5 2017 1:04 PMKellyanne Conway’s Husband, Who Just Turned Down Trump DOJ Job, Attacks Trump Travel Ban Tweets
The Slatest
June 1 2017 6:15 PMToday in Conservative Media: Congrats on Delivering on a Campaign Promise, Mr. President
The Slatest
May 30 2017 1:50 PMOfficer Who Shot Tamir Rice Has Been Fired, but Not for Shooting Tamir Rice
Politics
May 18 2017 1:17 PMA Special EnemyFormer FBI Director Robert Mueller was born and bred to torment Donald Trump.
Jurisprudence
July 14 2017 4:16 PMExcuses, ExcusesJared Kushner and Jeff Sessions both failed to disclose their Russia meetings to the FBI. One has a better explanation than the other.
Jurisprudence
July 11 2017 4:04 PMHow Trump’s DOJ Will Try to Purge Voter RollsAnd what states can do to fight back.
The Slatest
June 30 2017 12:55 PMThe Dark Prince of Voter Fraud Alarmism is Joining the Trump Administration
The Slatest
June 27 2017 5:41 PMChicago Grand Jury Indicts Three Officers for Alleged Cover-Up of Laquan McDonald Shooting
The Slatest
June 17 2017 4:47 PMPhilando Castile Should Be the NRA’s Perfect Cause Célèbre. There’s Just One Problem.
The Slatest
June 15 2017 10:03 AMTrump Loyalists Tarred One of Mueller’s Investigators as a Democratic Donor. They Had the Wrong Guy.
Jurisprudence
June 13 2017 8:56 PMSessions Sticks to His FictionWhy the attorney general is still lying about James Comey's firing.
The Slatest
June 9 2017 4:28 PMTrump Accuses Comey of Giving False Testimony, Says He’ll Meet With Special Counsel Under Oath
The Slatest
June 8 2017 1:58 PMWhat Does the FBI Have on Jeff Sessions?
The Slatest
June 7 2017 3:19 PMComey Statement Describes in Riveting Detail Private Conversations With Trump About FBI’s Russia Probe
Jurisprudence
June 6 2017 1:58 PMTrump’s “War on Leakers” Isn’t Really About LeakersThe president cares more about loyalty than threats to national security.
Politics
June 2 2017 1:22 PMDonald Trump Is Turning Us All Into Boring PunditsOur pitiful, embarrassing attempts to explain the news to each other.
The Gist
May 30 2017 5:36 PMDonald Trump, Body SnatcherWhy is it so hard to talk about Trump without sounding like warmed-over commentary on CNN?
The Slatest
May 23 2017 12:54 PMThe Obstruction of Justice Case Against the Trump White House Just Got a Lot Stronger
The Slatest
May 17 2017 6:49 PMUnder Pressure, DOJ Has Named a Special Counsel to Oversee the Russia Investigation

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