Leon Neyfakh

Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

Crime
Jan. 28 2015 5:43 PMThrow the Book at ThemShould prisons offer degree-granting courses to convicted felons? An influential conservative voice says yes.
Crime
Jan. 22 2015 12:14 PMThe Magic QuestionJudges trust jurors to assess their own biases. That might not be such a good idea.
Crime
Jan. 14 2015 7:32 PMThe HoleThe psychological effects of solitary confinement, and the evolving fight to eliminate it.
The Completist
Sept. 5 2012 2:18 AMI Ate Every Variety of Pepperidge Farm CookieWhat I learned about baked goods—and the human condition—from the Milano, the Verona, the Geneva …
Crime
Jan. 23 2015 5:46 PMWho Stole Your Identity?Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. says today’s cybercriminal is yesterday’s chain-snatching street hustler.
Crime
Jan. 16 2015 7:36 PMHelicopters Don’t Pay for ThemselvesWhy Eric Holder’s civil forfeiture decision won’t stop civil forfeiture abuse.
Crime
Jan. 13 2015 4:34 PMBill de Blasio’s Bad BetHe thought a more diverse NYPD would support a liberal mayor. Here’s why it didn’t.
Food
Sept. 4 2012 6:15 PMThe Best Pepperidge Farm Cookie for Every Occasion