Simon Lazarus

Simon Lazarus, public policy counsel for the National Senior Citizens Law Center, wrote a paper on the constitutionality of mandatory health insurance for the American Constitution Society.

Jurisprudence
March 27 2012 11:30 AMThe Temptations of the CourtWhy the last hour of the Supreme Court argument over Obamacare matters most.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 14 2011 10:47 PMThe Medicaid Ambush
The Supreme Court's unexpected and astounding reasons for wanting to hear a challenge to Obamacare.
Jurisprudence
May 3 2011 1:59 PMPaul Ryan's "Individual Mandate"The Ryan proposal compels Americans to buy insurance—just like Obamacare does.
Jurisprudence
May 5 2010 9:35 AMLawsuit Abuse, GOP StyleThe state attorneys general efforts to block health care reform aren't just wrong. They're frivolous.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 9 2012 11:20 AMHand-Wringing on Health CareSupporters of Obama’s health care act should stop second-guessing the way it was drafted.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2011 6:48 PMMay It Please the CourtWhy this week’s decision upholding Obamacare may carry extra weight at the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 25 2011 5:21 PMSpeed TrapWhy the Supreme Court should decline to rush to judgment on health reform.

TODAY IN SLATE

War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 11:13 AM Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

Divestment Is Fine but Mostly Symbolic. There’s a Better Way for Universities to Fight Climate Change.

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

How Ted Cruz and Scott Brown Misunderstand What It Means to Be an American Citizen

  News & Politics
War Stories
Sept. 23 2014 4:04 PM The Right Target Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Outward
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.