Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern covers courts and the law for Slate.

Jurisprudence
Aug. 16 2018 6:58 PM“This Case Is About a Lie”An ICE attorney forged a document to deport an immigrant. ICE didn’t care until the immigrant sued.
The Slatest
Aug. 14 2018 4:34 PMFederal Court Bars New Hampshire From Disenfranchising Voters Because of Their Handwriting
Jurisprudence
Aug. 13 2018 5:53 PMKansas Is Living in the Mess Kris Kobach MadeThe secretary of state ruined the Republican primary just like he ruins everything else.
Jurisprudence
July 26 2018 6:48 PMBoys on the BenchAll the lame excuses conservatives are making to explain why the president isn’t nominating female judges.
The Slatest
July 25 2018 3:56 PMNorth Carolina Republicans Pass Yet Another Law to Throw State Supreme Court Race to a Republican
Jurisprudence
July 23 2018 6:42 PMTrump’s Shield on the BenchBrett Kavanaugh’s criticism of United States v. Nixon should worry Robert Mueller.
The Slatest
July 19 2018 3:38 PMGOP Senator Defects, Sinks Trump Judicial Nominee With History of Racist Writings
The Slatest
July 17 2018 5:51 PMNorth Carolina Republicans’ Latest Judicial Power Grab May Have Backfired Spectacularly
Jurisprudence
July 16 2018 4:19 PMGround Zero in the War on Voting RightsNew Hampshire Republicans passed a bill to suppress the student vote. Democrats have one last chance to defeat it.
Jurisprudence
July 10 2018 2:57 PMTrump’s Office of Refugee Resettlement Is Budgeting for a Surge in Child SeparationsThe agency is planning to move funds for refugees and HIV/AIDS patients to cover the possible costs.
Jurisprudence
July 9 2018 5:55 AMA Post-Roe Road MapThe Iowa Supreme Court shows how judges can protect abortion rights when the federal judiciary won’t.
Jurisprudence
July 3 2018 1:35 PMSusan Collins Could Save Roe v. WadeShe won’t.
Jurisprudence
July 2 2018 3:54 PMKneecapping Unions and Weaponizing the First AmendmentDiscussing the big cases of the Supreme Court term.
Jurisprudence
June 28 2018 4:09 PMPartisan Gerrymandering Is About to Get Much WorseHow the post-Kennedy Supreme Court could roll back progressive voting rights reforms.
Jurisprudence
June 27 2018 3:36 PMAnthony Kennedy Just Destroyed His Legacy as a Gay Rights Hero
Jurisprudence
Aug. 15 2018 4:56 PMWhy Republicans Just Impeached the Entire West Virginia Supreme CourtThe timing is highly suspicious.
The Slatest
Aug. 14 2018 1:23 PMNorth Carolina Court Blocks Republican Effort to Rig State Supreme Court Race
Life
July 31 2018 5:50 AMWomen Will Be PunishedWhen Roe v. Wade goes down, there will be no way to oppose abortion without supporting the prosecution of those who terminate their pregnancies.
The Slatest
July 26 2018 11:42 AMFederal Judge Says Trump Administration May Have Added Citizenship Question to Census Out of Racial Animus
Jurisprudence
July 24 2018 5:19 PMThe North Carolina GOP’s Plan to Deceive Voters About Its Radical Ballot MeasuresStep 1: Call for a special legislative session.
Jurisprudence
July 19 2018 8:21 PMMichael Anton’s Op-Ed on Ending Birthright Citizenship Is Racist, Ahistorical Gobbledygook
Brow Beat
July 18 2018 5:19 PMThe Trailer for the New RBG Biopic Says “Freedom” Isn’t in the Constitution. Wait, What?
The Slatest
July 16 2018 4:58 PMTrump-Appointed Judge Bemoans the “Moral Tragedy” of Abortion, Accuses Lower Court of Anti-Christian Bias
Jurisprudence
July 11 2018 5:41 PMLiberty for Whom?Brett Kavanaugh has spent his career protecting polluters, scammers, corporations, and gun sellers.
Jurisprudence
July 9 2018 9:56 PMHow Brett Kavanaugh Will Gut Roe v. WadeDonald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has shown us precisely how he’ll do it.
The Slatest
July 5 2018 5:21 PMPruitt Failed to Sabotage the EPAHis successor will be masterful at it.
Jurisprudence
July 2 2018 5:31 PMThe Sad Delusion of Anthony Kennedy Conspiracy TheoriesThe justice retired under Trump because he’s happy to leave his legacy in Trump’s hands.
Jurisprudence
June 29 2018 4:01 PMA New Lochner EraIn the early 20th century, the Supreme Court systematically gutted regulations to favor business and attack organized labor. Those dark days have returned.
Jurisprudence
June 27 2018 6:03 PMThe End of RoeAnthony Kennedy’s retirement ensures the Supreme Court will allow states to outlaw abortion.
The Slatest
June 27 2018 2:21 PMJustice Anthony Kennedy Retires, Paving Way for Donald Trump to Reshape the Supreme Court

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