Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern is a writer for Slate. He covers the law and LGBTQ issues.

Outward
Nov. 7 2017 8:46 PMTransgender Democrat Danica Roem Makes History, Defeats Notorious Anti-LGBTQ Incumbent
Jurisprudence
Nov. 6 2017 7:35 PMHow to Make the Gun Industry PayFederal law shields firearm purveyors from liability. Taxing gun-makers and dealers is the only way to make victims whole.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 2 2017 3:19 PMThe “United Muslims of America” Are Coming for YouHow Russian trolls used Facebook to exploit the bigotries of Trump’s base.
Outward
Oct. 30 2017 3:09 PMFederal Judge Blocks Trump’s Trans Troops Ban, Calling It Inexplicable and Unjustified
The Slatest
Oct. 30 2017 11:50 AMIs “Conspiracy Against the United States” As Bad As It Sounds?
The Slatest
Oct. 26 2017 4:42 PMGet in Shape the Gerrymandering Way With a Fun Run Along Warped District Lines
The Slatest
Oct. 25 2017 11:52 AMUndocumented Minor Jane Doe Finally Obtains Abortion: “This Is My Life, My Decision. I Want a Better Future.”
Jurisprudence
Oct. 23 2017 6:53 PMA Vision of Our Post-Roe FutureThe government’s ban on abortions for undocumented minors is a preview of an America with one more conservative Supreme Court justice.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 20 2017 4:17 PMRoe v. the D.C. CircuitAn appeals court ponders whether the Trump administration can force an undocumented immigrant to carry her unwanted pregnancy to term.
The Slatest
Oct. 19 2017 12:14 PMJustice Department Appeals Decision Ordering Government to Let Undocumented Teen Get an Abortion
Jurisprudence
Oct. 18 2017 5:06 PMFeud: Elena and NeilWhy rumors of a Gorsuch–Kagan clash at the Supreme Court are such a bombshell.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 13 2017 6:32 PMThe Obtuse SaboteurTrump’s plan to kill Obamacare isn’t just reckless—it’s illegal, and likely to fail in the courts.
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2017 12:19 PMThe Trump Administration Is Preventing Undocumented Immigrant Minors From Getting Abortions
Politics
Oct. 8 2017 8:07 PMTrump’s PropMike Pence started out as a powerful veep. He's now Trump’s pathetic culture war pawn.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2017 6:27 PMThe Civil Rights AxUnder Trump and Sessions, the Department of Justice has recast itself as LGBTQ Americans’ staunchest opponent.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2017 7:26 PMBad BoiesThe renowned liberal attorney threw ethics out the window to help Harvey Weinstein.
The Slatest
Nov. 3 2017 12:35 PMJeff Sessions Just Declared War on Lawyers Who Dare to Oppose the Trump Administration
The Slatest
Oct. 31 2017 1:53 PMSuspect Asks for “a Lawyer, Dawg.” Judge Says He Asked for “a Lawyer Dog.”
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2017 2:25 PMTrump Should Be ScaredOn Monday, Mueller signaled where his investigation is headed.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 27 2017 5:39 PMScott Lloyd Must Be StoppedA Trump administration official may have broken the law in blocking undocumented minors’ access to abortion. Will he face any consequences?
Jurisprudence
Oct. 25 2017 6:02 PMThe Democrats’ Next Supreme Court NomineeMeet Patricia Millett, the hero of the Jane Doe abortion case and a worthy successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The Slatest
Oct. 24 2017 3:52 PMFull D.C. Circuit Rules That Undocumented Minor in Federal Custody Can Obtain Abortion
The Slatest
Oct. 20 2017 6:28 PMD.C. Circuit’s Dubious Compromise Won’t Guarantee Undocumented Minor’s Abortion Rights
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2017 6:32 PMTrump’s Dred ScottIn a case about the abortion rights of undocumented minors, the Department of Justice evokes the worst Supreme Court decision of all time.
The Slatest
Oct. 18 2017 6:39 PMJudge Orders Trump Administration to Let Undocumented Immigrant Minor Obtain Abortion
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2017 7:02 PMWho’s to Blame for America’s Sexual Harassment Nightmare?The Supreme Court, for one.
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2017 2:58 PM9th Circuit Rules There’s No Constitutional Right to Sell Firearms. Will the Supreme Court Care?  
Jurisprudence
Oct. 10 2017 5:53 PMAn Even More Insidious Kind of GerrymanderingIn North Carolina, Republicans want to use redistricting to kick Democrats off the courts.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2017 5:44 PMOur Bodies, Their ChoiceThe Trump administration just gave religious employers the right to control female workers’ reproductive health.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 4 2017 4:00 PMPartisan Gerrymandering Got the Sotomayor TreatmentThe justice has a knack for crafting simple, devastating questions. She was at her best in Gill v. Whitford.

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