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

Amicus
Feb. 17 2018 10:00 AMA Preview of a Union-Busting Case, and RBG’s Greatest Hits TourDetails on the case that could gut public sector unions, and Justice Ginsburg speaks to #MeToo and due process.
Politics
Feb. 16 2018 4:06 PMA New Idea About How to Stop School ShootingsA nationwide teacher walkout could be the one thing to shake us out of our stupor.
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 3:02 PMAnother Appeals Court Rules Against Travel Ban 3.0
Jurisprudence
Feb. 6 2018 7:33 PMThe Courts Are Not a Noble and Purifying RefugeThe danger of pretending there’s an impenetrable wall between politics and the law.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 2 2018 3:13 PMThe Nunes Memo Is a Big Win for Donald TrumpIt’s incomprehensible and deeply misleading and it will give Trump the tools he needs to stymie the Mueller investigation.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 29 2018 1:41 PMWhat Has the Judiciary Learned Since Kozinski?The courts have professed genuine interest in addressing their flaws. The question is whether they understand them.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 25 2018 4:44 PMResisting the Myth of the Judicial ResistanceThere is no evidence judges have abandoned their oaths of integrity and impartiality to rule against Trump.
Politics
Jan. 18 2018 6:24 PMMore Than WordsJeff Flake might be all talk and no action. We should still listen to what he’s saying.
Downtime
Jan. 16 2018 5:40 AMAxes of EvilWhat happens when a grown woman wears Axe fragrance for an entire week?
Jurisprudence
Jan. 10 2018 7:49 PMHusted v. Philip Randolph InstituteOhio’s legal justification for its massive voter purge is complete gobbledygook.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 8 2018 2:03 PMOprah’s Real MessageIt wasn’t about her. It was about us.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 3 2018 2:26 PMRatner TrapThe fight against one mogul’s attempts to chill sexual abuse claims is the perfect test case for Hollywood’s #MeToo moment.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 20 2017 1:43 PMToo Bad for the BenchFinally, the Senate is shooting down Trump’s lousy judicial picks. Is this the end of the administration’s crusade to stack the bench?
Jurisprudence
Dec. 13 2017 3:11 PMHe Made Us All Victims and AccomplicesFor 20 years, I’ve felt it was too early to speak up about Judge Alex Kozinski. Now I fear it’s too late.
Amicus
Dec. 9 2017 10:00 AMProbing the Mueller Probe, and Inside the Chamber for Masterpiece CakeshopThe (legal) highs and lows of the Russia investigation, and oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 16 2018 4:13 PMIt’s Going to Be Much, Much Harder for Trump to Fire Rod Rosenstein Now
Jurisprudence
Feb. 15 2018 5:58 PMThe Judicious RBGRuth Bader Ginsburg has become a powerful advocate for the #MeToo movement by showing up and modeling dignity.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 8 2018 2:54 PMRob Porter’s History of Domestic Abuse Wasn’t a Secret. It’s Just That No One Cared.The cops, the FBI, and the White House chief of staff all knew, and he still continued to rise through the ranks of our government’s highest office.
Amicus
Feb. 3 2018 10:00 AMImmigration: Whose Call Is It Anyway?As the courts grapple with radical shifts in immigration policy, a look at the cases underlying the conversation about the rights of refugees, immigrants, Dreamers, and visitors.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2018 5:19 PMThe CFPB SurvivesIn a blockbuster ruling, the D.C. Circuit reminds the Trump administration that real liberty isn’t limited to corporations.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 28 2018 10:04 PMJeff Sessions Is Betraying His Own DOJHe’s playing a dangerous rhetorical game—and giving life to baseless Republican attacks on the department’s credibility.
Amicus
Jan. 20 2018 10:00 AM“The Gross Spectacle of a Divided Defense”The case of the capital defendant who insisted “I’m innocent” while his lawyer told everyone “he did it” reaches the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 18 2018 5:07 PMDon’t Fear the ClownsTrump’s most laughable judicial nominees aren’t the ones we should be worried about.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 12 2018 3:43 PMA Female Senator Figured Out One Small Way to Fight Sexual HarassmentWe still have a distance to go, of course, but it’s a meaningful start.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 9 2018 6:20 PMThe President Is Not Fit for OfficeAll you can do about it is vote.
Amicus
Jan. 6 2018 10:00 AMThe Right Not to VoteSCOTUS will weigh whether Ohio had the right to purge more than a million voters who sat out elections.
Amicus
Dec. 23 2017 10:00 AM#MeToo in the CourtsWhat’s next, and what’s needed, in the wake of sexual harassment claims concerning the judiciary?
Jurisprudence
Dec. 15 2017 2:13 PMThe Murderer Who Started a MovementMichael Frederick Griffin’s killing of Dr. David Gunn ignited a war on abortion providers. He could soon be a free man.
Amicus
Dec. 13 2017 10:14 AMOn the Supreme Court’s Delicious Cake CaseAn Amicus podcast transcript.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 6 2017 8:28 PMThe New Travel Ban Is an Abomination. Why Have We Stopped Caring?

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