Elie Mystal

Elie Mystal is The Nation’s legal analyst and justice correspondent, an Alfred Knobler Fellow at the Type Media Center, and the legal editor of the More Perfect podcast on the Supreme Court for Radiolab. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, the former executive editor of Above the Law, a former associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, and a frequent guest on MSNBC and Sirius XM. The author of Allow Me to Retort (The New Press), he lives in New York.

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News and Reviews

Book Excerpt

Read "The Abortion Chapter" from Allow Me to Retort to learn more about the Supreme Court's history on reproductive rights.

The Nation

Read an excerpt from Allow Me to Retort in The Nation.

The View

Watch an interview with author Elie Mystal on The View.

Kirkus Reviews

Read a starred review of Elie Mystal’s Allow Me to Retort in Kirkus Reviews.

Books by Elie Mystal

Allow Me to Retort
A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution

Elie Mystal