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 Slatest
April 11 2016 6:17 PMTexas’ Gay-Bashing, Immigrant-Deporting Attorney General Charged with Fraud—Again
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April 8 2016 4:04 PMHow South Carolina’s Republican Governor Brilliantly Dismissed Anti-Trans Bathroom Laws
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April 7 2016 5:44 PMCourt Restores Marriage Equality to Puerto Rico, Issues Brutal Bench-Slap to Anti-Gay Judge
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April 5 2016 1:23 PMSegregation Is Back in Mississippi, This Time for LGBTQ People
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April 1 2016 11:40 AMMississippi Judge Overturns the Last Same-Sex Adoption Ban in the Country  
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March 29 2016 1:44 PMNorth Carolina Attorney General Refuses to Defend Unconstitutional Anti-LGBTQ Law
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March 28 2016 11:33 AMThe ACLU Sues to Stop North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Law—and Protect Trans People Nationwide
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March 25 2016 11:38 AMCharlotte Observer: Our Governor Joined the Ranks of George Wallace and Orval Faubus
The Slatest
March 23 2016 2:38 PMThe Kennedy Question That Could Doom the Government’s Contraceptive Mandate Accommodation 
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 22 2016 11:36 AMBlocked VotingWas Virginia’s clearly racist gerrymandering unconstitutional?
The Breakfast Table
March 17 2016 5:45 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 6: OK, Garland is an amazingly qualified, brilliant judge. He’s still a bad choice.
The Breakfast Table
March 16 2016 12:19 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 1: Merrick Garland is an extraordinarily disappointing choice.
The Slatest
March 14 2016 2:04 PMThe Smear Campaign Against Potential SCOTUS Nominee Jane Kelly Is an Attack on the Constitution
The Slatest
March 2 2016 2:09 PMA Killer RBG Question Reveals the Most Important Fact of the Texas Abortion Case at SCOTUS
Brow Beat
March 2 2016 8:02 AMThe People v. OJ Simpson Is the Rare Basic Cable Show That Uses the F-Word. Why Is It Allowed to Do That?
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April 9 2016 2:59 PMBruce Springsteen, Longtime Gay Rights Supporter, Cancels North Carolina Show Over Anti–LGBTQ Law
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April 8 2016 12:09 PMThe University of North Carolina’s President Will Enforce State’s Vile New Anti-LGBT Law
The Slatest
April 6 2016 3:42 PMTennessee Wants to Make the Bible Its Official State Book, Which Is Obviously Unconstitutional
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April 1 2016 1:35 PMMississippi’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Is a Clear Attempt to Revive Segregation
The Slatest
March 30 2016 10:53 AMSCOTUS Gets It Right on a Big Sixth Amendment Case, Thanks to Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 28 2016 6:17 PMSamuel Alito’s Sixth Amendment DenialismThe Supreme Court justice only accepts the reality of American legal history when it aligns with his judicial ideology.
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March 28 2016 10:44 AMGeorgia Governor Vetoes Discriminatory North Carolina-Style “Religious Liberty” Bill
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March 24 2016 11:39 AMNorth Carolina’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Is Vicious, Shameful, and Unconstitutional
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March 22 2016 1:50 PMHRC’s Endorsement of a Republican Senator Is Almost Unbelievably Obtuse
The Slatest
March 21 2016 3:35 PMThe Supreme Court Basically Just Expanded the Constitutional Right to Bear Arms
Jurisprudence
March 16 2016 6:14 PMMerrick Garland Is Being Smeared as an Anti-Gun NutConservatives are trying to paint him as a warrior against the Second Amendment. They have no evidence for that whatsoever.
Jurisprudence
March 15 2016 5:07 PMBig-Government RepublicansThe GOP’s latest attempt to ban abortion shows the party’s limited government rhetoric is a fraud.
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March 9 2016 12:59 PMThat Ruling Against Marriage Equality in Puerto Rico Will Be Overturned Very, Very Quickly
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March 2 2016 10:49 AMSouth Dakota Gov. Sees Sense, Vetoes Major Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill
Jurisprudence
March 1 2016 2:07 PMElena Kagan Is the Best Writer on the Supreme CourtHer dissent in Lockhart v. United States shows she’s also Antonin Scalia’s unlikely intellectual heir.

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