How the Kim Kardashians of Yesteryear Helped Women Get the Vote
Now all but forgotten, a group of New York socialites was instrumental to the success of the suffrage...
Is It Unethical for People to Pass Their Wealth On to Their Children?
A conversation about inheritance, philanthropy, and aging with the philosopher Martha Nussbaum and the law professor Saul Levmore
Footage of a Police Shooting That Jurors Chose Not to Punish
Daniel Shaver was unarmed and begging for his life. This week, a jury found the police officer who...
Why So Many Adults Love Young-Adult Literature
Over half of today’s YA readers are over the age of 18.
Dog Poo, an Environmental Tragedy
When industrial fertilizer replaced dung heaps, its spoils helped fund the spread of plastics. An Object Lesson.
The Failure of New York’s Bail Law
The state has “one of the best and most impressive bail statutes in the entire country.” Trouble is,...
The Inconvenience of Being a Woman Veteran
When leaving the service, women are often faced with a slew of challenges as they try to assimilate...
The Atlantic Daily: The National Imagination
The collapse of coalition talks in Germany, North Korea's terrorism designation, what the GOP tax plan means for...
How Serving in World War II Spurred My Academic Ambition
A veteran who shunned college as a young man reflects on the path that led him to a...
Why It’s Difficult for Former Inmates to Become Lawyers
State bar associations often have ambiguous character requirements that preclude their admission.