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
May 18 2015 3:45 PMDon’t Answer That!San Francisco takes back a question that could have been disastrous for the mentally ill.
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May 13 2015 2:13 PMAfrican Leader Tells Gay Men: “I Will Slit Your Throat” 
The Slatest
May 7 2015 10:35 AMFederal Appeals Court Rules Key Component of NSA Surveillance Is Illegal
Jurisprudence
May 6 2015 9:30 AMBernie Sanders, Gun NutHe supported the most reprehensible pro-gun legislation in recent memory.
Sports Nut
April 29 2015 8:35 PMTake Me Out to No CrowdA sad, lifeless day at the ballpark in Baltimore.
The Slatest
April 29 2015 11:22 AMIn Stunning Reversal, the Roberts Court Upholds a Vital Campaign Finance Restriction
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April 29 2015 8:48 AMThe Real Hero of Tuesday’s Marriage Equality Arguments Wasn’t a Justice
Supreme Court Dispatches
April 27 2015 7:08 PMA Free Kick InHow does the Constitution protect innocent people who are stuck in jail?
Jurisprudence
April 26 2015 7:34 PMThe Marriage MastermindHow Evan Wolfson transformed American society.
Brow Beat
April 22 2015 11:05 PMThe Americans’ Finale Set Up The Perfect Moral Dilemma For Next Season
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April 16 2015 3:47 PMThis Poignant, Beautiful Ad for Irish Marriage Equality May Bring Tears to Your Eyes
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April 13 2015 10:29 AM“Same-Sex Attracted Men and Their Wives” Ask SCOTUS to Rule Against Marriage Equality
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April 9 2015 9:00 AMSouth Carolina to SCOTUS: We Can Discriminate Against Women, So Why Not Gays?
Books
April 7 2015 10:58 AMJustice DeniedWhy do we still tolerate the Supreme Court?
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April 2 2015 9:00 AMTalking With the Man Behind the Viral Response to the Indianapolis Star’s “Fix This Now”
Brow Beat
May 14 2015 3:32 PMWhat Masterpieces of Art History Would Look Like Censored by a Local News Station
Jurisprudence
May 8 2015 9:18 AMMe & Ruth & Sonia & AntoninWhat it’s really like to cover the Supreme Court.
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May 6 2015 11:52 AMA Nebraska Woman Just Sued Every Gay Person on the Planet
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May 4 2015 3:20 PMLooks like SCOTUS Really Doesn’t Want to Take on Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy Bans
The Slatest
April 29 2015 3:15 PMBaltimore Orioles Are Doing Just Fine Playing Home Game With Zero Fans
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April 29 2015 10:00 AMWill John Roberts Rule in Favor of Marriage Equality? Here Are His Three Options.
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April 28 2015 11:46 AMMarriage Equality Arguments First Reaction: Ginsburg Strikes, Kennedy Wavers
Jurisprudence
April 27 2015 12:19 PMNot All Must RiseMany of the people who will witness Supreme Court history paid a ton for the privilege.
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April 23 2015 11:07 AM“Would You Attend a Gay Wedding?” Is a Perfect Question for the GOP
Jurisprudence
April 21 2015 5:16 PMThe Ferguson EffectChief Justice Roberts rules against police abuse at the Supreme Court. Maybe he finally gets it.
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April 14 2015 8:30 AMA Conservative Florida Republican Explains Why He Shot Down an Anti-Gay Adoption Bill  
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April 10 2015 8:30 AMA Brilliant Originalist Argument for Marriage Equality
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April 8 2015 3:09 PMRepublican Legislator Cuts Off 10-Year-Old Testifying Against Anti-Gay Adoption Bill
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April 3 2015 1:09 PMAmerica’s Leading Constitutional Law Scholar Explains His Support for Marriage Equality
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 31 2015 1:54 PMKilling TimeWill the Supreme Court let Louisiana execute a man who says he’s intellectually disabled?

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