Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh Leon Neyfakh

Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

The Slatest
April 20 2017 5:27 PMJeff Sessions Has Had Enough of Hawaii
The Slatest
April 11 2017 10:45 AMProgressives Remind Jeff Sessions That Politicizing the DOJ Can Be Illegal. Will He Care?
The Slatest
April 6 2017 7:22 PMTrump and Sessions Support Local Cops, Except When Local Cops Support Federal Intervention
Jurisprudence
April 4 2017 2:14 PMThe Reform Stops HereJeff Sessions just signaled that Obama-era efforts to fix the nation’s police departments could soon end.
Jurisprudence
March 30 2017 5:12 PMHow to Fix the DOJ’s Civil Rights DivisionAccording to people who think voter intimidation against white people is one of the nation’s most pressing issues.
Jurisprudence
March 17 2017 6:35 PMThe DOJ’s Next TargetIn just two months, Trump’s Department of Justice has already made big moves on transgender rights and voter ID laws. Next up: guns.
The Slatest
March 10 2017 6:53 PMYes, Trump and Sessions Just Cleaned House at the DOJ. No, It’s Not Shocking.
Slate Plus
March 10 2017 4:03 PMSlow BoilThe Slate Plus Digest for Mar. 10.
The Slatest
March 7 2017 1:17 PMChuck Grassley Yells at Al Franken During Senate Hearing Over Jeff Sessions Controversy
Jurisprudence
March 3 2017 12:13 PMDid Jeff Sessions Commit Perjury?Probably not.
The Slatest
March 1 2017 8:08 PMTrump’s Pick for Deputy Attorney General Just Indicted Seven Baltimore Police Officers for Racketeering
The Slatest
Feb. 24 2017 12:24 PMEveryone Needs to Stop Passing Along Facebook Rumors About ICE Checkpoints
The Slatest
Feb. 16 2017 4:26 PMDOJ Says the President Is Dropping His Muslim Ban Court Fight. Trump Says He’s “Hopefully Winning That.”
The Slatest
Feb. 8 2017 7:39 PMJeff Sessions Is the New Head of Donald Trump’s Department of Justice
Crime
Feb. 7 2017 5:55 AMJames Bailey Is a Liar. Is He a Murderer?A mysterious cache of documents could prove that a man serving a life sentence for homicide was framed by corrupt Alabama authorities—if the documents, and the man, can be believed.
Cover Story
April 20 2017 7:00 AMHow Trump Will Dismantle Civil Rights Protections in AmericaThe same way Bush did: by politicizing the DOJ.
The Slatest
April 10 2017 2:54 PMA Murder-Suicide in a San Bernardino Elementary School Classroom Leaves Three Dead, Including One Child
Jurisprudence
April 5 2017 11:49 AMJudging Jeff SessionsIf Donald Trump and the Department of Justice pull back from police reform, they’ll have to answer to the men and women on the federal bench.
The Slatest
March 31 2017 5:29 PMSally Yates Will Become Second Person Fired by Trump to Speak at Harvard Law Graduation
Jurisprudence
March 29 2017 12:41 PMDid the Trump Administration Really Try to Block Sally Yates From Testifying on Russia?The Washington Post’s scoop is suggestive but not quite conclusive.
Jurisprudence
March 15 2017 6:15 PMIt’s Normal for a President to Replace U.S. AttorneysThat doesn’t make it right.
The Slatest
March 10 2017 5:02 PMDaniela Vargas, Dreamer Who Was Arrested by ICE After Delivering Anti-Trump Speech, Is Released
Jurisprudence
March 8 2017 1:48 PMAppointing a Special Prosecutor to Investigate the Russia Mess Is Not EnoughSenate Democrats must press deputy attorney general nominee Rod Rosenstein to guarantee that the prosecutor would have real independence.
The Slatest
March 7 2017 11:53 AMTrump’s Pick for Deputy AG Says He Can’t Commit to Appointing Special Prosecutor to Investigate Russia Ties
The Slatest
March 2 2017 5:27 PMUnder Pressure, Sessions Recuses Himself From Any Investigation Into the Trump Campaign
Jurisprudence
Feb. 28 2017 3:42 PMJeff Sessions Doesn’t Understand How Crime WorksIn his first major speech as attorney general, Trump’s man at the Justice Department showed he values ideology over knowledge.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 21 2017 10:01 AMThe Enabler in ChiefThe White House counsel is supposed to rein in the president’s worst impulses. That’s not Don McGahn’s style.
Crime
Feb. 13 2017 5:47 PMTough on CrimeSome of the country’s top cops are trying to convince Donald Trump that he’s wrong on criminal justice.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 7 2017 6:36 PM“I Just Don’t Believe I’m in New York”The Jeran family’s journey from Yemen to Djibouti to the United States shows the cruelty and pointlessness of Trump’s immigration ban.
The Slatest
Feb. 3 2017 7:14 PMAn Immigration Lawyer Has Launched a Website to Help People From Banned Countries Reach the U.S.

READ MORE STORIES