Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

Outward
July 27 2017 12:27 PMJoint Chiefs: We Won’t Implement a Trans Ban Until Trump Tells Us What His Tweets Mean
The Slatest
July 26 2017 5:32 PMJeff Sessions’ Latest Attack on Sanctuary Cities Is Probably Illegal
Jurisprudence
July 25 2017 5:42 PMHow Massachusetts Became a Sanctuary StateA landmark ruling from the commonwealth’s highest court could change the future of immigration enforcement.
Outward
July 21 2017 5:59 PMWhat the Appointment of LGBTQ-Friendly Anthony Scaramucci Means for the White House
Jurisprudence
July 19 2017 4:00 PMThe Presidential Advisory Commission on Election MendacityThe first public meeting of Trump’s voter fraud panel was a horrifying parade of outright lies.
The Slatest
July 10 2017 6:41 PMTrump Voter Fraud Commission Halts Data Collection Amid Torrent of Lawsuits and Complaints
Jurisprudence
July 6 2017 5:35 PMThe Secret Goal of Trump’s Voting CommissionIt is seeking to gut the Motor Voter Act.
Jurisprudence
July 5 2017 7:07 PMMarriage Equality May Soon Be in PerilHow the Supreme Court could overturn Obergefell v. Hodges.
Outward
June 29 2017 5:28 PMNorth Carolina Fails to Fix Its Horrifying, Medieval Rape Law
Outward
June 28 2017 12:07 PMGorsuch’s First Anti-Gay Dissent Has a Huge Factual Error—and Terrible, Dishonest Logic
Jurisprudence
June 26 2017 5:33 PMSCOTUS Splits the Travel Ban BabyThe Supreme Court’s ruling doesn’t make much sense as a matter of law. That may be good for Donald Trump.
Outward
June 26 2017 11:38 AMSupreme Court to Hear Constitutional Challenge to LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Laws
Outward
June 26 2017 10:04 AMSupreme Court Orders States to List Same-Sex Parents on Birth Certificates; Gorsuch Dissents
Outward
June 22 2017 3:00 PMAppeals Court Lifts Block on Mississippi’s Malicious Anti-LGBTQ “Religious Freedom” Law
The Slatest
June 21 2017 5:27 PMNorth Carolina Republicans Have Come Up With a Diabolical Plan to Stop Losing in Court
Outward
July 26 2017 9:49 PMTrump Administration Argues Federal Civil Rights Law Does Not Protect Gay Employees
Outward
July 26 2017 10:45 AMIn a Stunningly Cruel and Unjustified Move, Trump Bans Transgender Military Service
Faith-based
July 25 2017 10:15 AMThis Is a Safe Space. No Jews Allowed.Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?
Outward
July 20 2017 3:25 PMThe Senate Just Confirmed an Anti-Gay Blogger to the Federal Judiciary
The Slatest
July 18 2017 12:08 PMKobach Email Confirms Trump Administration’s Goal to Gut Vital Voting Rights Law
Future Tense
July 7 2017 3:26 PMFederal Appeals Court: You Have a Constitutional Right to Film Police Officers in Public
Outward
July 6 2017 12:06 PMThe Silliest Advice in That Asinine New York Times Op-Ed Promoting Democratic “Centrism”
Jurisprudence
June 30 2017 1:44 PMTexas Messes With Marriage EqualityThe state Supreme Court’s refusal to extend state spousal benefits to same-sex couples is an insidious attempt to defy Obergefell v. Hodges.
The Slatest
June 29 2017 11:42 AMThe Trump Administration Is Already Botching Its Rollout of the Second Travel Ban
Jurisprudence
June 27 2017 5:53 PMGoodbye, Establishment ClauseThe Supreme Court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer threatens to obliterate the divide between church and state.
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2017 3:17 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 13: Neil Gorsuch is everything liberals feared—and more.
The Slatest
June 26 2017 11:03 AMSupreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban to Take Effect—but Only in Part
The Breakfast Table
June 23 2017 2:09 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 8: This court has moved so far right that a hardline conservative looks like a centrist.
The Breakfast Table
June 22 2017 1:09 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 4: How Anthony Kennedy became a progressive on race.
Jurisprudence
June 20 2017 6:41 PMWho Is Jay Sekulow, and Why Is He Defending Donald Trump?How the religious right’s go-to lawyer became the president’s newest surrogate.

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