Did Concussions Make Him Do It?The debate over whether to test former boxer Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s brain for CTE.
Of Course Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Is Not an Enemy CombatantJohn McCain and Lindsey Graham’s ludicrous, harmful campaign to get him declared one.
Why We Should Judge Breaking News Like BaseballIf you always want your news fast, you should expect some misses.
A History of ViolenceThe Tsarnaev brothers hail from a beautiful corner of the world that has known little beyond war, exile, anger, and grief.
View From Chicago
The New Law We Need in Order to Deal With Dzhokhar TsarnaevCongress should authorize the isolation and detention of suspected terrorists.
Can the Cops Make Dzhokhar Talk?The legal ins and outs of interrogating someone who has life-threatening injuries.
To Secure the Border, Let in More ImmigrantsLimiting the number of immigrants encourages human smuggling, which makes it easier for bad guys to enter.
We Are All Russians NowEven American neocons were for Chechens before they were against them.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Cross Between Akili Smith and Aaron Brooks EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, the NBA playoffs, and stereotyping black quarterback prospects.
What If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Decides Not to Talk?The police should be able to use all civilized means to make him—as the Fifth Amendment should allow.