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 XX Factor
April 6 2017 12:51 PMFederal Judge Rules Arizona’s Diaper Changing Child Molestation Law Is Unconstitutional
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April 5 2017 2:16 PMThe 7th Circuit’s Landmark Anti-Gay Discrimination Ruling Is Also Great News for Trans Rights
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April 4 2017 12:30 PMMississippi’s Anti-LGBTQ Lawyers Are Gaslighting Their Opponents in Court
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April 4 2017 10:43 AMNCAA Falls for Fake HB2 Repeal, Brings Championship Games Back to North Carolina
Jurisprudence
March 29 2017 7:01 PMBad Law. Bad Prosecution. No Scandal.Why the pro-life activists who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood officials aren’t martyrs.
The Slatest
March 28 2017 12:12 PMSCOTUS Rules Texas Can’t Use Junk Science to Justify Executing the Intellectually Disabled
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March 27 2017 2:41 PM2nd Circuit Chief Judge: Anti-Gay Employment Discrimination Is Already Illegal Nationwide
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March 24 2017 11:19 AMFederal Judge Orders Florida to Include Same-Sex Spouses on Death Certificates
The Slatest
March 22 2017 5:10 PMAl Franken Says the GOP Is Gaslighting Democrats on Garland and Gorsuch
The Slatest
March 21 2017 4:09 PMWatch Sen. Whitehouse Grill Gorsuch About Dark Money, Corporate Power, and Citizens United
The XX Factor
March 20 2017 3:07 PMWhy Gorsuch’s Alleged Sexist Classroom Comments Are So Troubling—and Revealing
The Slatest
March 17 2017 4:31 PMAppeals Court: Officer Who Shot and Killed Innocent Man in His Own Home Cannot Be Sued
The Slatest
March 16 2017 12:47 PMOne of America’s Most Conservative Judges Just Denounced Trump’s Judge-Bashing
Jurisprudence
March 15 2017 4:14 PMDon’t Dreamers Have Rights?Immigration officials argue they can deport DACA recipients for no particular reason. They’re wrong.
The Slatest
March 13 2017 4:05 PMNew Hampshire GOP Pushes Voter Intimidation Bill That Would Send Cops to Registrants’ Homes
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April 6 2017 12:28 PMFederal Judge Rules That the Fair Housing Act Protects LGBTQ People
Jurisprudence
April 5 2017 1:47 PMA Thunderbolt From the 7th CircuitIn a landmark opinion, a bipartisan group of judges found that the Civil Rights Act prohibits anti-gay workplace discrimination.
Jurisprudence
April 4 2017 12:09 PMThe Nation’s Worst Anti-Gay Bill Goes on TrialA federal court scrutinizes Mississippi’s HB 1523, which protects the “religious freedom” of people discriminating against the LGBTQ community.
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March 30 2017 12:25 PMThe HB2 “Repeal” Bill Is an Unmitigated Disaster for LGBTQ Rights and North Carolina
The Slatest
March 28 2017 3:37 PMTexas Mayor Who Disenfranchised Hispanic Voters Calls Hispanic Councilman “Boy”
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March 28 2017 9:42 AMHow a Gay Employee Fought Horrific Discrimination and Won a Major Legal Victory
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March 27 2017 12:17 PMFederal Judge Blocks Louisiana Law That Prevented Immigrants From Getting Married
The Slatest
March 23 2017 5:34 PMWatch a Gorsuch Defender Say a Dead Victim of Gun Violence Would Support Gorsuch
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March 22 2017 1:49 PMNico Hines, the Daily Beast’s Olympics Grindr Journalist, Is Back. Can the Internet Forgive Him?
Jurisprudence
March 21 2017 2:19 PMCan Neil Gorsuch Answer a Question?On Day 2 of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, it remains unclear.
The Slatest
March 18 2017 3:06 PMCourt Blocks Most of North Carolina GOP’s Legislative Coup, Including Election-Board Power Grab
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March 16 2017 5:17 PMSpecial Snowflake Samuel Alito Is Very Worried Anti-Gay Activists Will Be Called Mean Names
Jurisprudence
March 16 2017 12:27 PMGroundhog Day in Travel TownOnce again, federal judges used Trump’s own words to knock down the administration’s travel ban.
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March 14 2017 1:59 PMProfessional Victim Pat McCrory Has Slid Into Paranoia and Delusions of Grandeur
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March 13 2017 12:31 PMSouth Dakota Allows State-Funded Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

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