Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern covers courts and the law for Slate.

 

Politics
Nov. 16 2017 12:11 PMAl Franken Should Resign ImmediatelyDemocrats’ credibility on sexual harassment is at stake.
The Slatest
Nov. 15 2017 3:34 PMTrump Judicial Nominee Brett Talley Appears to Have Defended “the First KKK” in Message Board Post
Outward
Nov. 14 2017 6:55 PMAustralia Votes Overwhelmingly in Favor of Marriage Equality
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2017 1:20 PMBe Careful What You Sue ForIf the Supreme Court strikes down California’s “crisis pregnancy center” disclosure act, dozens of anti-abortion laws could fall with it.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2017 5:54 PMTrump’s Voter Fraud Commission Is ImplodingA Democratic member is suing his colleagues, alleging they’re violating federal law.
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
The Slatest
Nov. 15 2017 6:08 PMTrump Judicial Nominee Brett Talley Appears to Have Called Roe v. Wade “Indefensible”
Outward
Nov. 15 2017 12:39 PMTrump Judicial Nominee Jeff Mateer: Marriage Equality Will Lead to Federal Persecution of Pastors
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2017 5:43 PMThe Worst Reason to Condemn Roy MooreWhy it’s wrong to attack the Republican Senate candidate for his dissent in a child rape case.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 10 2017 1:25 PM“Children Must Be Protected”Roy Moore’s attacks on gay people look even more sinister in light of the allegation that he molested a 14-year-old girl.
Politics
Nov. 8 2017 6:26 PMBlue Wave, Meet Red WallThe Democrats won by a landslide in Virginia. The Republicans’ gerrymandered map still stood strong.
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

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