Peter Brooks
Peter Brooks

Peter Brooks teaches English and law at the University of Virginia.

Art
June 1 2006 11:45 AMHide and Seek With the New York TimesThe paper of record, er, anatomizes Girodet.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 9 2005 5:07 PMThe Plain Meaning of Torture?Literary deconstruction and the Bush administration's legal reasoning.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 3 2006 4:01 PMBush vs. CamusWhat Albert Camus and the "little-ease" say about U.S. torture policies.
  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
May 21 2015 2:34 PM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
  Health & Science
Family
May 22 2015 3:45 AM Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning In 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.