Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern covers courts and the law for Slate.

Jurisprudence
Dec. 19 2018 6:06 PMMike Lee Is Sabotaging Trump’s EEOC Picks to Feud With the Agency’s First Openly Gay Member
Jurisprudence
Dec. 18 2018 6:08 PMThe North Carolina GOP’s Latest Ploy to Save Its Partisan Gerrymander Is Almost Literally Unbelievable
The Slatest
Dec. 17 2018 12:22 PMHow Progressive Activists Killed New Jersey Democrats’ Gerrymandering Scheme
Jurisprudence
Dec. 13 2018 6:19 PMNew Jersey Democrats’ Diabolical Gerrymandering Scheme Is an Affront to Democracy
Future Tense
Dec. 11 2018 4:11 PMFederal Court Rules You Have the Right to Record the Cops—Even in SecretThe Massachusetts police must stop arresting civilians who dare to film them covertly.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 7 2018 3:37 PMWilliam Barr Is Jeff Sessions Without the Baggage
Jurisprudence
Dec. 3 2018 5:20 PMWisconsin Republicans Are Mounting a North Carolina–Style Assault on Democracy
Jurisprudence
Nov. 29 2018 5:16 PMTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton Celebrates Eight-Year Sentence Against Woman Who Accidentally Voted Illegally
Jurisprudence
Nov. 19 2018 5:15 PMNeil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor Have Started Teaming Up to Protect Criminal Defendants
Jurisprudence
Nov. 15 2018 6:30 PMBush v. Gore Is BackIn a cosmic, cursed twist, this year’s Florida recount could hinge on the meaning of the most notorious Supreme Court decision of the 2000s.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 14 2018 6:13 PMThe Justice Department’s Legal Defense of Matthew Whitaker’s AppointmentIt’s laughable.
The Slatest
Nov. 13 2018 5:07 PMMaryland Asks Federal Court to Disqualify Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General
Jurisprudence
Nov. 8 2018 5:04 PMMatthew Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General Is IllegalLet Clarence Thomas explain.
The Slatest
Nov. 7 2018 1:39 PMThe 2018 Election Was a Body Blow to Partisan Gerrymandering
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2018 10:44 PMNotorious Vote Thief and Incompetent Gubernatorial Candidate Kris Kobach Loses in Kansas
The Slatest
Dec. 19 2018 4:56 PMFederal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Attempt to Deny Asylum to Domestic Violence Victims
Jurisprudence
Dec. 17 2018 5:24 PMThe Latest Ruling Against Obamacare Is a Bridge Too Far—Even for SCOTUS
Politics
Dec. 14 2018 4:15 PMThe Weekly Standard’s Dismantling Is Terrible News for Conservatism and Journalism
The Slatest
Dec. 12 2018 6:03 PMThe FBI Probe That May Have Cost Andrew Gillum His Election No Longer Appears Interested in Andrew Gillum
Jurisprudence
Dec. 10 2018 4:10 PMA Conservative Judge Torched Donald Trump’s Latest Illegal Assault on Immigrants
Jurisprudence
Dec. 6 2018 6:24 PMGinsburg and Gorsuch Demolished a Terrible Double Jeopardy Loophole, but That Won’t Be Enough for SCOTUS to Overrule It
The Slatest
Nov. 30 2018 4:41 PMA North Carolina Congressional Race Might Be Tainted by Fraud and That’s Just the Beginning
Jurisprudence
Nov. 28 2018 5:09 PMNeil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor Just Came Out Swinging Against Policing for Profit
Jurisprudence
Nov. 16 2018 5:19 PMA Trump Judge! Ruled Against Trump! In the Acosta Case?!It’s sad that that’s surprising.
The Slatest
Nov. 15 2018 12:41 PMFederal Judge Trolls Marco Rubio, Rules Florida Must Let Voters Correct Alleged “Signature Mismatches”
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2018 6:08 PMDemocrats Are Poised to Wipe Out Republicans’ North Carolina Gerrymander In Time for the 2020 Election
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2018 3:39 PMCalifornians Tried to Protect Themselves From a Mass Shooting Like Thousand OaksA court wouldn’t let them.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2018 4:29 PMThe Cruelty of Jeff SessionsHe used his immense power to make America a more vengeful, brutal place.
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2018 11:44 PMRon DeSantis Beats Andrew Gillum in Florida After Boost From Racists
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2018 9:35 PMFlorida Just Granted 1.5 Million People the Right to Vote. That’s Huge.

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