Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

Jurisprudence
June 13 2016 2:49 PMDon’t Tie Gun Control to the Terrorist Watch ListHillary Clinton and Barack Obama are wrong on this one.
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June 12 2016 12:50 PMThe Long, Tragic History of Violence at LGBTQ Clubs in America
The XX Factor
June 10 2016 11:36 AMU.N. Panel Slams Ireland’s Anti-Abortion Laws as “Cruel,” “Inhuman,” “Degrading,” “Discriminatory”
The Slatest
June 9 2016 1:54 PMAppeals Court Rules: There Is No Second Amendment Right to Carry Concealed Firearms Outside the Home
The Slatest
June 7 2016 11:37 AMFlorida AG Spiked Probe Into Trump University After Receiving a Campaign Donation From Donald Trump
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June 6 2016 12:19 PMBlame National Review Conservatives for Trump’s Racist Judge-Bashing 
The Slatest
June 2 2016 3:34 PMLin-Manuel Miranda Explains Why the 2016 Election Is a Lot Like 1800
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June 1 2016 2:38 PMMississippi’s “Separate but Equal” Anti-Gay Marriage Scheme Is on Thin Legal Ice
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May 31 2016 5:41 PM4th Circuit Leaves Pro-Trans Ruling in Place, Teeing Up Possible Supreme Court Review
The Slatest
May 31 2016 1:13 PMThe Supreme Court Just Made the Death Penalty a Little Less Cruel
The Slatest
May 27 2016 10:38 AMRuth Bader Ginsburg Finally Says It: The Supreme Court Needs a Ninth Justice
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May 25 2016 2:42 PMEleven States Sue Federal Government to Keep Trans Kids Out of School Bathrooms
Jurisprudence
May 23 2016 5:14 PMSore LosersSamuel Alito and Clarence Thomas are still trying to keep juvenile offenders behind bars for life.
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May 20 2016 12:31 PMOklahoma Lawmakers Declare State of Emergency to Keep Trans Students Out of Bathrooms
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May 19 2016 2:46 PMRepublicans Bend Rules to Save Anti-LGBTQ Bill; Democrats Shout “Shame!” 
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June 12 2016 3:21 PMRepublicans Are Erasing LGBTQ People From Their Own Tragedy. How Fitting.
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June 12 2016 10:52 AMThere’s an Urgent Need for Blood Donors in Orlando. Most Gay Men Can’t Donate.
Jurisprudence
June 9 2016 2:05 PMThe Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Puerto Rican SovereigntyAnd hints at an even bigger constitutional battle to come.
Jurisprudence
June 8 2016 4:15 PMJustice for NoneThe Stanford rape case demonstrates liberal hypocrisy on issues of basic fairness in the criminal justice system.
Jurisprudence
June 6 2016 4:39 PMThe Supreme Court Needs to Settle Birthright CitizenshipAn injustice in American Samoa shows how SCOTUS can end this controversy.
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June 3 2016 1:53 PMListen to the Outgoing Solicitor General’s Poignant, Passionate Arguments for Marriage Equality
The Slatest
June 2 2016 10:44 AMRuth Bader Ginsburg Had the Perfect Reaction to Her Praying Mantis Namesake
The Slatest
June 1 2016 12:22 PMLouisiana Is Poised to Abolish Life Without Parole Sentences for Juveniles
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May 31 2016 3:26 PMNorth Carolina’s Anti-Trans Law Just Suffered a Crushing Setback
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May 27 2016 11:33 AMCongresswoman Slams Anti-Trans Activist During Hearing: “You’re a Bigot, Lady!”
Jurisprudence
May 26 2016 3:56 PMPeter Thiel Is Wrong About the First AmendmentBut that doesn’t mean he should be barred from financing Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit.
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May 25 2016 10:31 AMAnother Benefit of Voter ID Laws (for Republicans): They Prevent Trans People From Voting
The Slatest
May 23 2016 12:14 PMA Bad Day for Racist Employers and Gerrymanders at the Supreme Court 
The XX Factor
May 20 2016 9:01 AMWhy Sex-Selective Abortion Bans Are Terrible for Women—and Unconstitutional
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May 19 2016 12:45 PMOne of Trump’s SCOTUS Picks Supported a Revolutionary Pro-Trans Constitutional Ruling

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