Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern covers courts and the law for Slate.

 

The Slatest
Feb. 13 2018 1:05 PMPennsylvania Governor Rejects Latest GOP Gerrymander, Ensuring Court-Drawn Map for Midterms
Jurisprudence
Feb. 11 2018 6:00 PMHow to Kill Partisan GerrymanderingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court just gave state courts a blueprint to strike down political redistricting.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 5 2018 6:52 PMCitizens United UnleashedA new ruling draws on the conservative First Amendment precedent to potentially re-enfranchise thousands of Floridians.
The Slatest
Jan. 31 2018 6:07 PMPennsylvania GOP Leader Defies Court Order in Attempt to Preserve Partisan Gerrymander
Jurisprudence
Jan. 30 2018 5:33 PMCrossing State LinesThe Supreme Court’s conservatives may be preparing an attack on states’ ability to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 25 2018 6:28 PMDegrading and DemeaningThe U.S. government is illegally denying citizenship to a child because his parents are gay.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 23 2018 6:06 PMNeil Gorsuch Is a Terrible WriterThe Supreme Court justice’s prose is exhausting to read and impossible to take seriously.
The Slatest
Jan. 22 2018 4:10 PMTrump Researcher Arrested for Child Porn Also Made Mysterious Request for Latino Voter Info
Jurisprudence
Jan. 19 2018 5:29 PMLawbreakersA startling new report shows how Customs and Border Protection violated court orders to enforce Trump’s first travel ban.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 17 2018 7:12 PMNew Hampshire Has Its Own Kris KobachTrump’s “election integrity” commission may have disbanded, but the Granite State’s voter fraud czar is just getting started.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 12 2018 2:07 PMLive Free or At Least TryNew Hampshire police officers colluded with federal officers to circumvent state law. Will the state let them get away with it?
The Slatest
Jan. 9 2018 4:00 PMThe Cliven Bundy Prosecution Was a Miscarriage of Justice. He Deserved to Walk Free.
The Slatest
Jan. 4 2018 3:57 PMJeff Sessions Is Preparing a Brutal Crackdown on the Cannabis Industry
The Slatest
Jan. 4 2018 11:56 AMRepublican Wins Lot-Drawing in Virginia; GOP Will Retain Control of the Legislature
The Slatest
Jan. 3 2018 3:19 PMNew Hampshire Republicans Are Close to Passing Their Trump-Inspired Poll Tax
Jurisprudence
Feb. 12 2018 6:59 PMBermuda Bends Back the ArcThe territory’s abrupt repeal of marriage equality proves there’s nothing inevitable about civil rights.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 6 2018 7:43 PMGive Me Gerrymandering, or Give Me Death!In Pennsylvania and elsewhere, Republicans are defying judicial rulings to entrench their own power.
The Slatest
Feb. 5 2018 1:40 PMSupreme Court Rejects GOP Effort to Preserve Pennsylvania’s Egregious Partisan Gerrymander for 2018
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2018 5:19 PMThe CFPB SurvivesIn a blockbuster ruling, the D.C. Circuit reminds the Trump administration that real liberty isn’t limited to corporations.
The Slatest
Jan. 26 2018 6:27 PMNorth Carolina Supreme Court Strikes Down GOP Attempt to Control Elections Board
The Slatest
Jan. 24 2018 6:40 PMLarry Nassar’s Victims Deserved a Judge Like Rosemarie Aquilina
The Slatest
Jan. 22 2018 5:51 PMPennsylvania Supreme Court Orders State to Redraw Illegally Gerrymandered Congressional Map
Politics
Jan. 21 2018 7:47 PMDemocrats Are Doing the Right ThingCapitulating on DACA would mean abdicating the party’s moral responsibilities.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 18 2018 6:29 PMAn Awful Ruling From One of Trump’s Worst Judicial AppointeesJohn K. Bush’s opinion in Peffer v. Stephens will let the police ransack almost any suspect’s home.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 16 2018 6:01 PMThis Is How Mass Incarceration HappensThe campaign to recall the judge who went easy on Brock Turner is well-intentioned. It’s also incredibly dangerous.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 10 2018 5:19 PMNotorious for a ReasonRuth Bader Ginsburg’s sneaky attack on partisan gerrymandering is beginning to pay dividends.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 8 2018 4:43 PM“I Have Wondered if Black People Even Have Souls”These shockingly racist juror statements don’t matter to the Supreme Court’s conservatives.
The Slatest
Jan. 4 2018 1:07 PMTrump’s Voter Fraud Commission Was Done In By Its Own Arrogant Lawlessness
The Slatest
Jan. 3 2018 5:36 PMPaul Manafort’s Ridiculous Lawsuit Against Robert Mueller Is a Pure Publicity Stunt
Jurisprudence
Jan. 2 2018 5:34 PMBitter PillThe Trump DOJ tried to reveal an undocumented teen’s abortion to an uncle who threatened to “beat” her.

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