Mark Joseph Stern
Mark Joseph Stern Mark Joseph Stern

Mark Joseph Stern is a writer for Slate. He covers the law and LGBTQ issues.

Jurisprudence
Aug. 15 2017 5:50 PMWhite Nationalist Rule Is Already HereDonald Trump is considering pardoning Joe Arpaio for his illegal reign of racist terror.
The Slatest
Aug. 10 2017 12:20 PMAfter Obama’s 2008 Win, Indiana GOP Added Early Voting in White Suburb, Cut It in Indianapolis
Jurisprudence
Aug. 8 2017 5:15 PMThe Purges Are ComingJeff Sessions’ Justice Department just took a major stand against voting rights. It’s now up to the Supreme Court to protect the rolls.
Outward
Aug. 3 2017 2:01 PMAmericans Overwhelmingly Support Open Transgender Military Service
Jurisprudence
Aug. 2 2017 5:01 PMThe Clarence Thomas TakeoverThe justice has spent his career pushing a fringy, right-wing ideology. Now, he has an army of acolytes who can make his vision a reality.
Outward
Aug. 1 2017 12:10 PMThe Fight Against Mississippi’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Isn’t Over
Outward
July 28 2017 10:53 AMThe Navy Doctor Who Pushed for Trans Troops to Serve Openly Pushes Back on Trump’s Ban
Outward
July 26 2017 9:49 PMTrump Administration Argues Federal Civil Rights Law Does Not Protect Gay Employees
Outward
July 26 2017 10:45 AMIn a Stunningly Cruel and Unjustified Move, Trump Bans Transgender Military Service
Faith-based
July 25 2017 10:15 AMThis Is a Safe Space. No Jews Allowed.Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?
Outward
July 20 2017 3:25 PMThe Senate Just Confirmed an Anti-Gay Blogger to the Federal Judiciary
The Slatest
July 18 2017 12:08 PMKobach Email Confirms Trump Administration’s Goal to Gut Vital Voting Rights Law
Future Tense
July 7 2017 3:26 PMFederal Appeals Court: You Have a Constitutional Right to Film Police Officers in Public
Outward
July 6 2017 12:06 PMThe Silliest Advice in That Asinine New York Times Op-Ed Promoting Democratic “Centrism”
Jurisprudence
June 30 2017 1:44 PMTexas Messes With Marriage EqualityThe state Supreme Court’s refusal to extend state spousal benefits to same-sex couples is an insidious attempt to defy Obergefell v. Hodges.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 14 2017 7:34 PMThe Guns WonCharlottesville showed that our First Amendment jurisprudence hasn’t reckoned with our Second Amendment reality.
Outward
Aug. 9 2017 12:40 PMWhy the First Lawsuit Against Trump’s Trans Troops Ban Is So Ingenious
Jurisprudence
Aug. 7 2017 10:26 AMSessions’ Marijuana Crackdown May Still Be ComingThe attorney general’s own experts recommend respecting states’ experiments with legalization. He’ll probably ignore them.
The Slatest
Aug. 3 2017 1:20 PMEmails Reveal Customs and Border Protection’s Lawlessness During Trump’s First Travel Ban
The Slatest
Aug. 1 2017 1:59 PMMassachusetts Governor Sides With Trump Over State Supreme Court on Immigration
Future Tense
July 28 2017 2:07 PMFederal Court: Public Officials Cannot Block Social Media Users Because of Their Criticism
Outward
July 27 2017 12:27 PMJoint Chiefs: We Won’t Implement a Trans Ban Until Trump Tells Us What His Tweets Mean
The Slatest
July 26 2017 5:32 PMJeff Sessions’ Latest Attack on Sanctuary Cities Is Probably Illegal
Jurisprudence
July 25 2017 5:42 PMHow Massachusetts Became a Sanctuary StateA landmark ruling from the commonwealth’s highest court could change the future of immigration enforcement.
Outward
July 21 2017 5:59 PMWhat the Appointment of LGBTQ-Friendly Anthony Scaramucci Means for the White House
Jurisprudence
July 19 2017 4:00 PMThe Presidential Advisory Commission on Election MendacityThe first public meeting of Trump’s voter fraud panel was a horrifying parade of outright lies.
The Slatest
July 10 2017 6:41 PMTrump Voter Fraud Commission Halts Data Collection Amid Torrent of Lawsuits and Complaints
Jurisprudence
July 6 2017 5:35 PMThe Secret Goal of Trump’s Voting CommissionIt is seeking to gut the Motor Voter Act.
Jurisprudence
July 5 2017 7:07 PMMarriage Equality May Soon Be in PerilHow the Supreme Court could overturn Obergefell v. Hodges.
Outward
June 29 2017 5:28 PMNorth Carolina Fails to Fix Its Horrifying, Medieval Rape Law

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