Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern covers courts and the law for Slate.

Jurisprudence
Dec. 7 2018 3:37 PMWilliam Barr Is Jeff Sessions Without the Baggage
Jurisprudence
Dec. 3 2018 5:20 PMWisconsin Republicans Are Mounting a North Carolina–Style Assault on Democracy
Jurisprudence
Nov. 29 2018 5:16 PMTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton Celebrates Eight-Year Sentence Against Woman Who Accidentally Voted Illegally
Jurisprudence
Nov. 19 2018 5:15 PMNeil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor Have Started Teaming Up to Protect Criminal Defendants
Jurisprudence
Nov. 15 2018 6:30 PMBush v. Gore Is BackIn a cosmic, cursed twist, this year’s Florida recount could hinge on the meaning of the most notorious Supreme Court decision of the 2000s.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 14 2018 6:13 PMThe Justice Department’s Legal Defense of Matthew Whitaker’s AppointmentIt’s laughable.
The Slatest
Nov. 13 2018 5:07 PMMaryland Asks Federal Court to Disqualify Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General
Jurisprudence
Nov. 8 2018 5:04 PMMatthew Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General Is IllegalLet Clarence Thomas explain.
The Slatest
Nov. 7 2018 1:39 PMThe 2018 Election Was a Body Blow to Partisan Gerrymandering
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2018 10:44 PMNotorious Vote Thief and Incompetent Gubernatorial Candidate Kris Kobach Loses in Kansas
Jurisprudence
Nov. 5 2018 6:23 PMBrett Kavanaugh Has Refused to Run Interference for Trump in Three Key Early Rulings. Why?
The Slatest
Nov. 1 2018 4:12 PMFederal Judge Allows North Dakota Republicans to Block Native Americans From Voting
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2018 2:29 PMNo, Trump Is Not Going “to Terminate Birthright Citizenship”The half-baked intellectual origins of an absurd non-starter.
The Slatest
Oct. 24 2018 4:24 PMFederal Judge Bars Georgia From Disenfranchising Voters on the Basis of Amateur Handwriting Analysis
Jurisprudence
Oct. 22 2018 5:12 PMHow the Trump Administration’s Radical New Definition of “Sex” Would Legalize Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination
Jurisprudence
Dec. 6 2018 6:24 PMGinsburg and Gorsuch Demolished a Terrible Double Jeopardy Loophole, but That Won’t Be Enough for SCOTUS to Overrule It
The Slatest
Nov. 30 2018 4:41 PMA North Carolina Congressional Race Might Be Tainted by Fraud and That’s Just the Beginning
Jurisprudence
Nov. 28 2018 5:09 PMNeil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor Just Came Out Swinging Against Policing for Profit
Jurisprudence
Nov. 16 2018 5:19 PMA Trump Judge! Ruled Against Trump! In the Acosta Case?!It’s sad that that’s surprising.
The Slatest
Nov. 15 2018 12:41 PMFederal Judge Trolls Marco Rubio, Rules Florida Must Let Voters Correct Alleged “Signature Mismatches”
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2018 6:08 PMDemocrats Are Poised to Wipe Out Republicans’ North Carolina Gerrymander In Time for the 2020 Election
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2018 3:39 PMCalifornians Tried to Protect Themselves From a Mass Shooting Like Thousand OaksA court wouldn’t let them.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2018 4:29 PMThe Cruelty of Jeff SessionsHe used his immense power to make America a more vengeful, brutal place.
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2018 11:44 PMRon DeSantis Beats Andrew Gillum in Florida After Boost From Racists
The Slatest
Nov. 6 2018 9:35 PMFlorida Just Granted 1.5 Million People the Right to Vote. That’s Huge.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 2 2018 6:13 PMThese Ballot Initiatives Could Have a Revolutionary Effect on Voting Rights and Criminal Justice in Your State
Jurisprudence
Oct. 31 2018 4:16 PMThe Native Americans Disenfranchised in North Dakota Are Back in Court. Their Stories Are Maddening.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 29 2018 5:44 PMTrump’s Response to the Pittsburgh Shooting Proves He Doesn’t Actually Care About Religious LibertyThere is no true freedom to worship when worshippers fear being shot at any moment.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 23 2018 1:12 PMNeil Gorsuch Just Telegraphed His Plan to Let Trump Sabotage the Census
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2018 6:15 PMGun Safety Advocates Oppose a Major Criminal Justice Reform in Florida. They’re Making a Big Mistake.

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