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
Sept. 28 2016 4:43 PMFederal Appeals Court Strikes Down Ballot Selfie Ban: “Antithetical to Democratic Values”
Jurisprudence
Sept. 28 2016 9:15 AM“I Wanted to Dramatize the Racist Attitude of the Majority”An interview with 94-year-old Judge Damon Keith, author of the most important voting rights dissent in recent history.
The Slatest
Sept. 26 2016 3:02 PMJudge Strikes Down Florida’s Mandatory Minimums for Minors Law
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2016 11:45 AMBring on the Ballot Selfies!Why snapping a photo in the voting booth is good for democracy.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 22 2016 11:30 AMWhen Second Amendment Rights Need DefendingLiberals are failing immigrants, medical marijuana users, and the disabled on gun rights.
The Slatest
Sept. 21 2016 11:18 AMTexas Put Under Court Supervision After Lying to Voters About Illegal ID Rules
Outward
Sept. 19 2016 11:35 AMNorth Carolina Governor Plants Questions at Q-and-A, Fails at Extortion, Retracts Lawsuit
The XX Factor
Sept. 16 2016 12:32 PMIf You Change a Baby’s Diaper in Arizona, You Can Now Be Convicted of Child Molestation
Jurisprudence
Sept. 14 2016 4:17 PM“Martyrs of the Struggle for Equality”A 94-year-old federal judge defends voting rights in a fiery, impassioned, historic dissent.
Outward
Sept. 12 2016 3:57 PMTo Protect the Constitution, the Conviction Against Tyler Clementi’s Tormentor Had to Go
The XX Factor
Sept. 2 2016 2:06 PMNorth Carolina’s New Sex Offender Law Is Unjust and Unconstitutional
Outward
Sept. 1 2016 4:03 PMYou Must Read This Amazingly Graphic Gay Sex Article Mike Pence’s Journal Once Published
The Slatest
Aug. 31 2016 4:49 PMSupreme Court Blocks North Carolina From Reinstating Its Racist Voting Restrictions
The Slatest
Aug. 30 2016 4:06 PMChuck Grassley: Hmm, the Senate Might Hold Lame Duck Hearings for Merrick Garland After All
The XX Factor
Aug. 26 2016 4:36 PMAppeals Court Issues Scathing Ruling Against Michigan Sex Offender Penalties
The Slatest
Sept. 28 2016 10:55 AMWitless Pharmacy Claims It Has Constitutional Right to Sell Execution Drugs Anonymously
Outward
Sept. 27 2016 12:32 PMA Full-Blown Will and Grace Reunion Season Is Imminent. Here’s Why.
The Slatest
Sept. 26 2016 1:50 PMThe New California Law Forcing IMDB to Remove Actors’ Ages Isn’t Just Ridiculous. It’s Unconstitutional.
The XX Factor
Sept. 22 2016 12:35 PMArizona Prosecutor Promises Not to Persecute Innocent Parents Like His Predecessor Did
Outward
Sept. 21 2016 3:28 PMThis Badass Transgender Student Took His Transphobic School to Court—and Won
The Slatest
Sept. 19 2016 5:51 PMDonald Trump Thinks That the Fundamentally American Right to Counsel Is Hurting America
The XX Factor
Sept. 16 2016 5:19 PMWas a Law School Dean Accused of Sexual Harassment the Victim of Racial Discrimination?
Outward
Sept. 15 2016 3:56 PMThe Feds Just Outlawed LGBTQ Credit Discrimination. That’s Great News.
Outward
Sept. 13 2016 1:58 PMA Close Reading of the North Carolina GOP’s Deranged, Transphobic Response to the NCAA
Outward
Sept. 2 2016 4:04 PMTexas Supreme Court Justice: States Can Deny Same-Sex Spousal Benefits to “Encourage Procreation”
The XX Factor
Sept. 2 2016 10:34 AMBirth of a Nation’s Gabrielle Union Pens Powerful Op-Ed About Nate Parker’s Alleged Sexual Assault
The Slatest
Sept. 1 2016 12:48 PMWhy Republicans Aren’t Actually Interested in Stopping Voter Fraud
The Slatest
Aug. 31 2016 12:46 PMVoters Just Kicked One of America’s Deadliest Prosecutors Out of Office
Outward
Aug. 26 2016 6:12 PMFederal Judge Blocks Portions of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Law
Future Tense
Aug. 26 2016 1:36 PMRobot Babies Meant to Prevent Teen Pregnancy May Actually Promote It

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