Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of March 27

In a March 29 Politics, Molly Olmstead misstated that the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, occurred in June 2022. It occurred in May 2022.

In a March 29 Jurisprudence, Pedro Gerson misstated that 51 migrants died outside El Paso, Texas, in June 2022. Fifty-three migrants died in San Antonio.

In a March 27 Politics, Alexander Sammon misstated that Barack Obama was the 43rd president of the U.S. He was the 44th president.

In a March 26 Politics, Jim Daley misstated that Frederick Douglass High School had flooded during Katrina. It did not flood during the hurricane. In addition, the article originally misspelled Ashana Bigard’s name.

In a March 25 Life, Heather Schwedel misstated that in court, lawyer Kristin Van Orman lamented that she is 5-foot-5 and must wear heels. She lamented that she must wear heels to make it to 5-foot-5.

In a Feb. 25 Future Tense, Heather Murphy misspelled Sylia Wilson’s name as Sylvia Wilson.

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