Welcome to Politics Tuesday, where a revolving cast of Slate politics writers and editors bring Slate Plus members one special extra.
Dahlia Lithwick covers the Supreme Court for Slate. The court heard arguments on Tuesday, so in this podcasted conversation we asked Dahlia to describe a day in her life when the court is in session.
Here’s what she had to say about dress codes, the famous people you might see at the court, and what the Internet has done to legal journalism.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.