Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh Leon Neyfakh

Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

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.
The Slatest
Jan. 31 2017 10:19 PMUnlike Trump, Neil Gorsuch Has Shown Flickers of Humanity on Criminal Justice Issues
Jurisprudence
Jan. 30 2017 9:28 PMCrisis ModeWhat happens if Donald Trump refuses a federal court order.
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 5:49 PMIn Russia, Trump’s Inauguration Was Greeted With Parties and Shopping Discounts
The Slatest
Jan. 12 2017 12:05 PMAs Trump Era Looms, Justice Department Announces Plan for Federal Police Reform in Baltimore
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 28 2016 11:56 AMSay “Nyet!” to Partying on New Year’s Eve. Try a Classic Russian Dinner Instead.
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.
The Slatest
Jan. 30 2017 10:30 PMDonald Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Hours After She Refuses to Defend His Immigration Ban
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 5:57 PMCongressman Assures Fans He Was Thinking About Clinton’s Emails While Shaking Her Dirty, Corrupt Hand
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 4:03 PMIn One of His First Acts as President, Donald Trump Put Black Lives Matter on Notice
The Slatest
Jan. 10 2017 8:42 PMWatch Al Franken Condemn Trump’s Scapegoating of Muslim Immigrants—and Jeff Sessions’ Embrace of It
The Slatest
Dec. 19 2016 4:16 PMTwelve Dead in Berlin After Truck Driver Mows Down Crowd Gathered at Christmas Market

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