Mark Obbie
Mark Obbie

Mark Obbie is a freelance legal affairs journalist whose work on this series is supported by a Soros Justice Media Fellowship from Open Society Foundations. Follow his work on Twitter and Facebook.

Crime
July 29 2015 5:53 AMLast Man StandingNothing can stop the bipartisan coalition pressing for criminal justice reform. Nothing, except maybe Bill Otis.
Crime
June 30 2015 5:15 AMHe Killed Her Daughter. She Forgave Him.Linda White believes in a form of justice that privileges atonement over punishment. She practices what she preaches.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 25 2005 3:31 PMVote for Harriet!!!!The dubious professional distinctions of Harriet Miers.
Crime
July 19 2015 7:37 PM“These People Need to Know What We Have Gone Through”The victims of crime who go to prisons to confront criminals, and why they do it.
Jurisprudence
July 24 2013 5:52 AMThe Fascinating Vampire Squids of LawHow rumors of the demise of Big Law keep getting grossly exaggerated.
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Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.