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
Dec. 22 2015 5:45 AMHow to Frame a Man for MurderProsecutors and police “don’t think his life matters.”
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Dec. 18 2015 2:52 PMRecord Number of Christian Colleges Request Right to Discriminate Against LGBTQ Students
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Dec. 18 2015 10:41 AMOf Course Donald Trump Is the Most Pro-Gay Republican Presidential Candidate
Science
Dec. 15 2015 10:00 AMSlate Voice: “Plush Life”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern reads his study of why people lost their minds over Beanie Babies. 
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Dec. 7 2015 11:50 AMHillary Clinton’s New LGBT Ad Is Radically Great—for One Very Specific Reason
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Dec. 3 2015 3:27 PMIf You Are Not Comfortable Being Naked Around Other People, You Are Not an Adult
Future Tense
Dec. 2 2015 3:30 PMSheriff Dart, Meet the First Amendment  In a scathingly funny opinion, Judge Posner smacks down a puritanical sheriff’s intimidation campaign against adult ads.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Dec. 1 2015 11:23 AMHow Long Must an Employee Endure Discrimination?Chief Justice John Roberts is a surprise working-class hero.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 24 2015 12:13 PMThe Benghazi Whistleblower’s StoryBradley Podliska’s lawsuit alleges a pattern of discrimination, defamation, and partisan paranoia.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 23 2015 1:10 PMDoes the First Amendment Protect Professionals?The bizarre case law that upholds free speech courts like and bans speech they don’t.
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Nov. 17 2015 12:05 PMSTIs Are Skyrocketing Among Gay and Bi Men. Is an HIV-Prevention Pill to Blame?
The Slatest
Nov. 13 2015 2:51 PMSupreme Court Agrees to Review Draconian Texas Abortion Law
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Nov. 12 2015 3:26 PMAn Interview With the Gay Dad Targeted for Adopting Kids and Helping Foster Children
Supreme Court Dispatches
Nov. 11 2015 1:00 PMWhen Can the Government Freeze Your Assets?On bank robbers, rent, and partying with Justice Samuel Alito.
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Nov. 5 2015 2:21 PMReform Jews Pass Pro-Trans Resolution, Proving Faith, Tolerance Aren’t Mutually Exclusive 
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Dec. 21 2015 2:32 PMConsumer Fraud Lawsuit Forces Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy Group to Pay Victims and Disband
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Dec. 18 2015 11:36 AMWhy This Florida Man Is Putting Up Gay-Pride-Themed Festivus Poles in State Capitols
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Dec. 15 2015 1:20 PMWhen Florida’s Foster Care System Was in Crisis, Marco Rubio Fought Against Gay Adoption
The Slatest
Dec. 7 2015 12:55 PMThomas and Scalia Argue That Assault Weapons Are Constitutionally Protected
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Dec. 4 2015 8:30 AMMy Friend’s Boyfriend Just Told Her He’s Gay. Is It OK for Me to Be Mad at Him? (Video.)
Jurisprudence
Dec. 2 2015 6:01 PMThe Price We Pay for Liberty?America must not value the liberty to own a gun over the liberty to live free from violence.
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Dec. 1 2015 12:11 PMListen to Reagan’s Press Secretary Laugh About Gay People Dying of AIDS
Medical Examiner
Nov. 25 2015 10:39 AMDo Death With Dignity Laws Increase the General Suicide Rate?The new evidence against assisted suicide is simply not true.
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Nov. 23 2015 5:10 PMNational Organization for Marriage Violates Federal Law, Refuses to Release Tax Forms
The Drift
Nov. 19 2015 10:00 AMPubescent Boys Hear a Lot About Wet Dreams. But They’re Not As Common As You Think.
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Nov. 16 2015 12:10 PMRBG Makes Yet Another Brilliant Point About the Constitutional Necessity of Marriage Equality 
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Nov. 13 2015 1:48 PMAnti-Gay Utah Judge Lets Lesbian Parents Keep Foster Child—for Now
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Nov. 12 2015 10:51 AMAnti-Gay Utah Judge Orders Foster Child Removed From Lesbian Couple’s Home
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2015 3:40 PMSonia Sotomayor Takes a Stand Against Police BrutalityIn a stunning dissent, the justice condemns the “culture” of deadly force.
The Drift
Nov. 5 2015 5:58 AMMy 9-Year Love Affair With Melatonin

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