Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

The Breakfast Table
June 26 2015 2:48 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe conservatives’ marriage equality dissents are petty, hypocritical, and embarrassing. 
Outward
June 26 2015 11:43 AMGay Marriage Will Lead to Polygamy, Roberts Argues, Citing New York Post Story on a "Throuple"
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2015 11:18 AMSupreme Court Breakfast TableKennedy’s marriage equality decision is gorgeous, heartfelt, and a little mystifying.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2015 4:32 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe Obamacare ruling was supposed to be all about federalism. What happened?
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2015 1:00 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe court’s conservatives love saying a law “means what it says.” Except when it means something liberal.
Brow Beat
June 25 2015 11:14 AMM. Night Shyamalan’s New Show Pulled Off One of TV’s Most Brilliant Twists
The Slatest
June 25 2015 10:09 AMSupreme Court Upholds Subsidies in Major Victory for Obamacare
Outward
June 23 2015 5:42 PMJudge Nixes California’s “Kill the Gays” Ballot Initiative
Outward
June 23 2015 1:54 PMThe U.S. Government’s Cruel, Malicious Campaign Against Gay Americans
Jurisprudence
June 22 2015 4:16 PMAfter Freddie GrayThe Kingsley decision creates a crucial new constitutional protection against police abuse.
Jurisprudence
June 19 2015 3:34 PM20 Years in a Windowless CellJustice Kennedy finally figures out that solitary confinement is cruel and unusual.
The Slatest
June 18 2015 10:58 AMSupreme Court Rules Texas May Reject Confederate Flag License Plate
Outward
June 17 2015 10:14 AMThis Beautiful, Blood-Filled Sculpture Brilliantly Condemns the Gay Blood Ban
Outward
June 15 2015 4:31 PMI Rode an Astroglide Float in the D.C. Pride Parade. It Was Strange, Sad, and Amazing.
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June 15 2015 8:30 AMAre Rumors About Lindsey Graham’s Sexuality Hurting His Presidential Chances?
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June 26 2015 12:13 PMScalia Explains Why SCOTUS Shouldn’t Rule for Marriage Equality: It Has No Evangelicals
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June 26 2015 11:23 AMThe Most Gorgeous, Powerful Passages From Kennedy’s Marriage Equality Decision
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June 26 2015 10:02 AMSupreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Bans Are Unconstitutional
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June 25 2015 4:14 PMJury Finds Ex-Gay Conversion Therapists Guilty of Fraud in Landmark Decision
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2015 12:10 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe Obamacare ruling is an even bigger victory for the law—and the president—than anybody expected.
The Slatest
June 25 2015 10:59 AMSupreme Court Rejects Challenge to the Fair Housing Act
The Breakfast Table
June 24 2015 4:45 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe court is at its worst when states try to do good—and the justices slap them down.
Future Tense
June 23 2015 4:04 PMJury Awards $2.2 Million to Employees Over DNA Tests in “Devious Defecator” Case
The Slatest
June 22 2015 4:41 PMFederal Court Vehemently Rejects Latest Challenge to the Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate
The Slatest
June 22 2015 1:24 PMKagan Cites Spider-Man in Hilarious Supreme Court Decision
Jurisprudence
June 18 2015 5:07 PMHas Clarence Thomas Forgotten What His Job Is?Two of his latest opinions abandon reasoned judgment for fiery condemnation. From a Supreme Court justice, that’s downright disturbing.
Outward
June 17 2015 1:55 PMJeb Bush Rejects His Church’s Teachings on Climate Change. Why Not on Marriage Equality?
Future Tense
June 16 2015 12:13 PMHow My Apple Watch Brought Me a Serenity I Haven’t Had In Years
Outward
June 15 2015 3:10 PMDid Scalia and Roberts Just Reveal How They’ll Vote on Marriage Equality? 
The Slatest
June 12 2015 3:01 PMCourt Blocks Open-Carry Gun Demonstration Planned at St. Louis Zoo

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