I write about law and politics for @nymag. | Legal editor with Radiolab's @MorePerfect. | From 🇨🇱 with love. | 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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Nov 20, 2017

RT @mjs_DC: Trump nominee Brett Talley's apparent take on death row inmates: "Just shoot them." He's poised to receive a lifeti…

Nov 20, 2017

Federal judge orders Trump administration to grant hearings to all undocumented minors unlawfully classified as gang members. Seven days to comply. https://t.co/itNFqbTEAo

Nov 20, 2017

RT @crimmigration: Duke says 18-month delay "will also provide time for Haiti to prepare for the return and reintegration of their cit…

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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.