Emily Bazelon

New York Times Magazine


Emily Bazelon appears in the following:

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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Wins For Hobby Lobby and Non-Unionized Workers

Monday, June 30, 2014

In twin 5-4 rulings, the Supreme Court ruled that companies may refrain from providing contraception if they object on religious grounds; and that public sector unions may not collect...

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The Supreme Court Cases You Weren't Paying Attention To (If You Were Paying Attention At All)

Thursday, June 19, 2014

It's Supreme Court opinion week. Emily Bazelon, Slate legal correspondent and a panelist on the Politics Gabfest, rounds up some of the cases not getting as much attention in the news -- like the ruling in support of strict "straw purchase" gun laws.


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Cell Phones and Searches

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

For the police, is your cell phone like a wallet or a safety deposit box? Emily Bazelon, senior editor and court watcher at Slate, Political Gabfest regular and the author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy, discusses the cases being argued at the Supreme Court over the issue of whether a search warrant is required for cell phones.

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The Truth About High School Social Hierarchies

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

A new study from researchers at the University of California at Davis and Penn State shows that high school social hierarchies are much more complicated and nuanced than previously thought.

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Seeking Justice: Emily Bazelon on Bullying, SCOTUS, and More

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Emily Bazelon is a senior editor and court watcher at Slate, a Politics Gabfest regular, and the author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. She discusses the re-issue of her book in paperback, recent cases of bullying including the Miami Dolphins locker room scandal, and a little about the current Supreme Court cases on the docket.

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Sotomayor's Contraceptive Coverage Exemption

Thursday, January 02, 2014

On New Years Eve, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a temporary exemption to the contraception coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act for a elder care facility run by a group of nuns in Colorado, and related organizations. Emily Bazelon, senior editor and court watcher at Slate, explains this latest challenge to the contraception mandate and what it might mean for the law.

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The Supreme Court on Religion and Shopping

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Emily Bazelon, Slate senior editor, the Truman Capote Fellow at Yale Law School, Political Gabfest panelist, and the author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy (Random House, 2013), discusses the religious rights of corporations as well as the ruling on web sales and local taxes.

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