Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

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

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”
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March 31 2015 1:26 PMMike Pence Is Either Lying or Deluded About Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” Law 
Jurisprudence
March 27 2015 11:11 AMScalia Fan FictionThe lovable grouch is a lie.
The Slatest
March 25 2015 12:29 PMArizona Legislature Passes Bill to Keep Cops’ Names Secret After They Shoot Civilians
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 23 2015 5:24 PMLost CauseDo devotees of the Confederacy have a First Amendment right to put the rebel battle flag on their license plates?
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March 20 2015 12:20 PMCalifornia’s “Kill the Gays” Proposal Can’t Be Stopped 
The Slatest
March 19 2015 7:02 PMMutiny on the Bounty Descendants Are About to Lose Control of Their Island
The Slatest
March 19 2015 5:54 PMBody of Missing African American Man Found Hanging From Tree in Mississippi
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March 19 2015 11:00 AMA SCOTUS Ruling for Marriage Equality Could Leave Out These 4 Million Americans 
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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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March 27 2015 12:20 PMGeorgia Legislators Admit It: “Religious Liberty” Bill Is About Anti-Gay Discrimination
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March 26 2015 1:03 PMDevout Christians Protest Indiana’s New Anti-Gay Law. We Need More Of This. 
The Slatest
March 23 2015 9:00 PMNo, Justice Kennedy Did Not Just Suggest He'll Rule Against Obamacare
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March 23 2015 10:39 AMOne Californian’s Response to That “Kill the Gays” Measure: The Intolerant Jackass Act
Future Tense
March 20 2015 11:26 AMYes, Google Manipulated Its Search Results. It’s Probably Allowed To.
The Slatest
March 19 2015 6:30 PMObama's Congratulatory Call to Netanyahu Sounds More Like a Stern Warning
The Slatest
March 19 2015 2:57 PMNew Hampshire Legislators Destroy Fourth Graders’ Bill, Dreams In Front of Them
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March 17 2015 3:05 PMWho Should Argue Gay Marriage at SCOTUS? There’s One Obvious Choice.  

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