Neal Katyal

Neal Katyal teaches law at Georgetown University. He argued the Hamdan case before the lower courts and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jurisprudence
Sept. 17 2008 4:20 PMMistaken AuthorityCongress should say no to Bush's last-gasp bid for more executive power.
Jurisprudence
July 11 2006 4:41 PMInvent This Wheel!!!Now can we try using courts-martial for enemy detainees?
Jurisprudence
May 28 2004 4:50 PMWise CounselAppoint a special counsel to investigate Geneva violations.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 20 2002 10:40 AMBut Conspiracy, Folks …Don't gut conspiracy laws when we need them most.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 4 2007 6:12 PMOn the Ground at GuantanamoWhile the Supreme Court ponders, a real trial begins.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 8 2004 11:11 AMSins of CommissionsWhy aren't we using the courts-martial system at Guantanamo?
Jurisprudence
March 19 2004 2:07 PMGitmo' Better BluesThe folly of the new Guantanamo trials.

TODAY IN SLATE

Jurisprudence

Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your children is perfectly legal. 

Ken Burns on Why Teddy Roosevelt Would Never Get Elected in 2014

Cops Briefly Detain Django Unchained Actress Because They Thought She Was a Prostitute

Minimalist Cocktail Posters Make Mixing Drinks a Cinch

How the Apple Watch Will Annoy Us

A glowing screen attached to someone else’s wrist is shinier than all but the blingiest of jewels.

Books

Rainbow Parties and Sex Bracelets

Where teenage sex rumors come from—and why they’re bad for parents and kids.

Books

You Had to Be There

What we can learn from things that used to be funny.

Legendary Critic Greil Marcus Measures and Maps Rock History Through 10 Unlikely Songs

Catfish Creator Nev Schulman’s Book Is Just Like Him: Self-Deluded and Completely Infectious

Behold
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 12 2014 6:07 PM Steve Southerland’s Remarks Should Spur Florida Women to Vote
  Business
The Juice
Sept. 12 2014 3:40 PM Ford’s Big Gamble It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 13 2014 8:38 AM “You’re More Than Just a Number” Goucher College goes transcript-free in admissions.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 12 2014 4:05 PM Life as an NFL Wife: “He's the Star. Keep Him Happy.”
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 12 2014 5:55 PM “Do You Know What Porn Is?” Conversations with Dahlia Lithwick’s 11-year-old son.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 14 2014 7:10 PM Watch Michael Winslow Perform Every Part of “Whole Lotta Love” With Just His Voice
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:53 PM We Need to Pass Legislation on Artificial Intelligence Early and Often
  Health & Science
New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AM Scientific Misconduct Should Be a Crime It’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 11 2014 7:29 PM Why Is Terrell Suggs Still in the NFL? Like his teammate Ray Rice, the Ravens linebacker was accused of beating up his wife. But in his case, there was no video.