If a Federal Statute Falls in the Forest and No One's Around, Does It Make a Sound (or Undermine What Would Otherwise Be a "National Consensus")?
How Did Jim Haynes and Donald Rumsfeld Come to Authorize Torture, Cruel Treatment, and Systematic Violations of the UCMJ?
Can the Executive Avoid the Impact of Boumediene by Moving the Detainees to Another Foreign Facility?
The Breakfast Table
Supreme Court Breakfast TableTextualism? Purposivism? The chief justice comes down on the side of interpretive pragmatism.
Ah, but the Question Is *Not* Whether It Is "Wise" To Detain the Uighurs, "All Things Considered"
The Logic of Indefinite Dentention: How All the World's Militants Are Connected to the 9/11 Attacks
"Relaxed Procedural Protections" in Terrorism Cases: What the Military Commissions Debate Is Really About
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
“Dressing a Refined Story With a Touch of Vulgarity”: An Interview With Elena Ferrante’s Art Director