Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

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July 8 2015 4:10 PMListen to Outward Kiki, Slate’s New LGBTQ Podcast Pilot
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July 8 2015 1:28 PMLouisiana Justices Have Meltdown, Blast “Horrific” Marriage Equality Ruling
Jurisprudence
July 7 2015 2:07 PMTexas Could Become an Even More Dangerous PlaceThe state Supreme Court just gave itself the power to strike down health and safety regulations it finds “oppressive.”
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July 6 2015 12:22 PMTake the Quiz: Were These Quotes Said in Defiance of Desegregation or Same-Sex Marriage?
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July 6 2015 10:39 AMNo, Oregon Did Not “Gag” That Anti-Gay Bakery. Here’s What Really Happened.
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July 2 2015 11:34 AMA Libertarian Professor’s Incomprehensible, Inaccurate, Embarrassing Critique of Obergefell
The Slatest
July 1 2015 7:48 PMScientology Leader’s Father to Write (Probably Scathing) Tell-All Memoir
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July 1 2015 6:35 PMObama Announces Plan To Reopen Cuban Embassy, Further Restoring Diplomatic Ties
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July 1 2015 9:48 AMTwo Clerks Resigned to Avoid Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses. Good for Them!
The Slatest
June 30 2015 10:19 AMSupreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Will Likely Wipe Out Public-Sector Unions
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June 29 2015 3:50 PMSupreme Court Puts Anti-Abortion Ruling on Hold, Allows Texas Clinics to Remain Open by 5–4 Vote 
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June 29 2015 12:26 PMIn a Brave, Powerful Dissent, Justice Breyer Calls for the Abolition of the Death Penalty
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June 29 2015 11:32 AMThe Stunning, Scorching Accusation in Justice Sotomayor’s Death Penalty Dissent
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June 29 2015 10:37 AMSupreme Court Upholds Arizona Redistricting Commission, Warding Off Gerrymandering
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June 29 2015 10:02 AMSupreme Court Agrees to Hear Texas Affirmative Action Case
Jurisprudence
July 8 2015 3:50 PMWhy Bill Cosby’s Court Statements Were RevealedHe gave up his privacy when he lectured black Americans.
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July 8 2015 8:15 AMHow the Mastermind of Marriage Equality Felt the Moment He Realized He’d Won
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July 6 2015 3:35 PMBernie Sanders Doubles Down On Support for Law That Protects Gun Sellers From Lawsuits
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July 6 2015 10:40 AMWatch Abby Wambach Embrace Her Wife—on National TV!—After World Cup Victory
Jurisprudence
July 2 2015 1:53 PMTry, Try AgainThe most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term.
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July 1 2015 8:44 PMClimate Change May Kill Off Polar Bears Even Sooner Than We Thought
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July 1 2015 7:05 PMDOJ Investigating Collusion Among Major U.S. Airlines
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July 1 2015 1:17 PMBobby Jindal’s Religious Liberty Executive Order Is Probably Illegal, Definitely Anti-Gay
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 6:09 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableMost of this term’s liberal rulings were just common sense.
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June 29 2015 5:25 PMSCOTUS Clears Way for North Carolina To Ban Pro-Choice License Plates
The Breakfast Table
June 29 2015 3:42 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableGinsburg’s redistricting decision could be the most important one of the term.
20x
June 29 2015 11:55 AMSupreme Court Blogs, TV Recaps, and Wikipedia What a legal-affairs writer visits on the Internet more than 20 times a month.
The Slatest
June 29 2015 10:43 AMSupreme Court Restricts the EPA’s Ability to Curb Mercury Emissions
The Slatest
June 29 2015 10:12 AMSupreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection Protocol, Clearing the Way for Executions
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June 29 2015 9:26 AMTexas Attorney General Encourages Clerks to Refuse Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

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