Masterpiece Cakeshop isn’t about religious liberty; it’s a free-speech case.

The Facts of Masterpiece Cakeshop Are Digestible to America

The Facts of Masterpiece Cakeshop Are Digestible to America

Law and the Supreme Court justices who interpret it.
Nov. 25 2017 10:00 AM

Why the Cake Shop Case Is So Delicious

The main ingredient in this session’s most high-profile case is free speech, not religious liberty.

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Dahlia Lithwick speaks with Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for the New York Times, about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. He also provides insight into what a jaw-dropping brief from the solicitor general's office means for relations between the court and the Trump administration. Plus, a look into how the Supreme Court justices seem to be the last grown-ups left in Washington.

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Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate and hosts the podcast Amicus.