ELIE MYSTAL

Elie Mystal is an Alfred Knobler Fellow at Type Media Center, and The Nation‘s Justice Correspondent—covering the courts, the criminal justice system, and politics—and the force behind the magazine’s monthly column, “Objection!”

Mystal is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, a former associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, and a lifelong New York Mets fans. One of those things is not like the others. Prior to joining Type Media Center, Mystal was the executive editor of Above the Law. He’s a frequent guest on MSNBC and Sirius XM. He will resist.

He can be followed @ElieNYC.

Recent Highlights

Could Wonder Woman Save Us From Covid-19?

Could Wonder Woman Save Us From Covid-19?

Our leaders are as bad as any comic book villain. But even they might be no match for Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth—or Spider-man’s web shooters or Shuri’s brain.
By Elie Mystal in The Nation.

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