Writer-in-residence, @NAACP_LDF's Thurgood Marshall Institute. | Columnist, @NYMag. | Legal editor, Radiolab's @MorePerfect. | No soy @Cristiano. | 🇨🇱+🇺🇸=💫

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Analysis, reporting, and commentary on legal affairs, criminal justice, and civil-rights disputes, with a focus on decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts.

Prior to my work at The Huffington Post, I was a Supreme Court contributor at New York magazine, where I covered Obamacare, same...

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RT @jacobgershman: Federal judge says Indiana law criminalizing research using the remains of aborted fetuses is unconstitutional… https://t.co/LKwCcZTlQV
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@SpinningRonnie A little visually disturbing for my taste, but basically right.
Things that happen when you’ve been insulin-dependent since you’re 8 years old. She’ll be fine.  https://twitter.com/scotusreporter/status/954440665957568512 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing music reviews for a no-name web publication for no pay. A year later, someone from a paying publication called and hired me.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I remember those.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I didn't. I was newly arrived immigrant in high school, so I was too busy learning English and too shy to do cool extracurricular activities.