Mark Obbie
Mark Obbie

Mark Obbie, a freelance writer on law and business, is the former executive editor of the American Lawyer and taught magazine journalism at Syracuse University. He critiques crime journalism and criminal justice reporting on his blog.

Jurisprudence
July 24 2013 5:52 AMThe Fascinating Vampire Squids of LawHow rumors of the demise of Big Law keep getting grossly exaggerated.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 25 2005 3:31 PMVote for Harriet!!!!The dubious professional distinctions of Harriet Miers.
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.