Emily Bazelon

New York Times Magazine


Emily Bazelon appears in the following:

Legal Battles Over Trump's Immigration Ban Continue

Monday, January 30, 2017

A look at the continuing litigation over President Trump's executive order for the immigration ban and what it might look like in the future.


What to Know About Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Emily Bazelon, staff writer for the New York Times Magazine and a senior research fellow at Yale Law School, discusses the Alabama senator who was denied a federal judgeship in 1986.

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Billionaires, Libel, & the Future of Journalism

Friday, December 09, 2016

Donald Trump has threatened to "open up" our libel laws. But billionaires have already been using existing libel laws to suppress speech that they find unfavorable.

The Power of "Rigged"

Friday, October 21, 2016

From Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton, the notion of a "rigged system" has coursed through this election cycle. But does the word inspire hope or just suspicion?

Why Capital Punishment Declined Nationwide, but Thrives in Several Counties

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The New York Times Magazine's Emily Bazelon discusses her investigation of the small fraction of counties that still impose death sentences. 

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30 Issues | What Makes a 'Great' Supreme Court Justice?

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Yale Law School's Emily Bazelon talks about the various "litmus tests" Supreme Court nominees have been held to over the years and how each candidate would approach the empty seat.


Waiting for the Supreme Court's Big Rulings

Monday, June 13, 2016

June is usually the month of big rulings from the Supreme Court. Emily Bazelon explains what's on the docket - and what's taking so long.


Oklahoma Governor and Lawmakers Disagree on Abortion Bill

Monday, May 23, 2016

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would make abortions a felony. Supreme Court watcher Emily Bazelon talks about the latest out of Oklahoma.


The Feminist Case for Decriminalizing Sex Work

Monday, May 09, 2016

The New York Times Magazine's Emily Bazelon describes the growing movement to decriminalize prostitution as a feminist issue.

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Taking Care of Business, Without Justice Scalia on the Bench

Friday, February 19, 2016

On Saturday, news broke that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died. In his absence, the Court will still have to rule on several cases this year that directly impact U.S. business.


The Implications of an Open Seat on the Supreme Court

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In a post-Scalia world, the immediate future of the Supreme Court is unclear. Hear more about possible candidates, the nominating process, and the type of candidate the Court needs most.

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Planned Parenthood Accusers Accused

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The grand jury in charge of investigating alleged misconduct by Planned Parenthood has cleared the clinic and instead indicted the two accusers. Hear how it happened.

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How Voters Defeat Equal Rights

Friday, November 06, 2015

Houston voters recently rejected an equal rights ordinance that would have provided more protections for gay and transgender people. Hear how referendums can take away protection rights.

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SCOTUS Wraps Up a Historic Term

Monday, June 29, 2015

From the Affordable Care Act to legalizing same-sex marriage, it's been a historic term for the Supreme Court. 

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When Judges Change Their Minds

Monday, June 22, 2015

A look at the precedent for Supreme Court judges reversing their decisions.

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Business and the Notorious RBG: Friends or Foes?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the other justices will soon decide the fate of Obamacare and state bans again same-sex marriage. And businesses are actively watching.


#Boycott Indiana

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

New York Times Magazine correspondent Emily Bazelon offers legal analysis of the law that inspired the social media campaign "#Boycott Indiana."

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'An Exchange Established By the State'

Thursday, March 05, 2015

New York Times Magazine correspondent Emily Bazelon goes through the oral arguments heard yesterday in King v. Burwell, a Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

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I Belong to the Blank Generation

Monday, October 06, 2014

What does it mean to be a Gen-Xer? As part of our 25 Years in 25 Days series, we look back at 1994, the death of Kurt Cobain, and the generation lost between the Boomers and Millennials.

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New Drugs Allow Abortions to Move Beyond Clinics

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Do you need a doctor to perform a safe abortion? One physician designed a program that provides access to a combination of abortion drugs and instructions on how to use them.

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