Richard Schragger

Richard C. Schragger is Perre Bowen Professor and Barron F. Black Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Jurisprudence
July 3 2014 11:54 AMThe New Law of ReligionHobby Lobby rewrites religious-freedom law in ways that ignore everything that came before.
Jurisprudence
June 1 2010 6:19 PMJefferson v. Cuccinelli Does the Constitution really protect a right to "academic freedom"?
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2006 5:10 PMCooler HeadsThe difference between the president's lawyers and the military's.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 7 2005 4:53 PMThe Real WorldWhy judicial philosophies matter.
Politics
Nov. 6 2013 1:59 PMIs Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision for New York City Even Possible?Progressive cities aren’t a liberal fantasy.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 7 2006 7:51 AMPass the BuckWhen Congress passes unconstitutional laws.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 1 2005 4:08 PMRock and RoeAlito's unequivocal abortion decisions.

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Is he right?

Science

“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea 

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 11:52 PM The Ebola Story How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.