Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate

The XX Factor
Aug. 27 2015 2:46 PMTrying to Understand Trump’s Baffing Popularity Among GOP Women
Amicus
Aug. 22 2015 2:04 PMAmicus: Sock the VoteOn the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, efforts to gut the landmark law are as robust as ever.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2015 6:00 PMShould Colorado Execute James Holmes?A jury will soon sentence the mentally ill mass murderer.
Amicus
July 16 2015 2:24 PMThe “Term in Review” TranscriptHow will history remember this Supreme Court term? Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
Jurisprudence
July 14 2015 3:19 PMFates Worse Than Death?Justice Kennedy’s own logic shows why he should make the Supreme Court abolish capital punishment.
Amicus
July 8 2015 4:12 PMThe “Storm Arrives” TranscriptHistoric decisions on same-sex marriage and Obamacare. Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 4:10 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableWill next year be spent litigating the spawn of Obergefell and Hobby Lobby?
The Breakfast Table
June 29 2015 2:16 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableScalia goes off script.
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2015 6:06 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableWhere was all this “five unelected judges” chatter when they handed down Citizens United?
Amicus
June 26 2015 11:00 AMThe “The Storm Before the Storm” TranscriptThe Supreme Court is beginning to rain down decisions. Here’s what Dahlia Lithwick discussed on her latest episode of Amicus.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2015 12:44 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableMaybe King v. Burwell was never as big of a deal as we all thought. 
The Breakfast Table
June 24 2015 4:13 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableIs the court accelerating America’s polarization or acting as a brake?
Amicus
June 22 2015 8:25 AMAmicus: The Storm Before the StormWith just over a week left in its term, the Supreme Court is beginning to rain down decisions.
Jurisprudence
June 17 2015 5:55 PMWhen Will the Supreme Court Stop Avoiding Abortion?Severe laws in Texas and Mississippi require the justices to act.
The Slatest
June 15 2015 2:00 PMJustice Scalia: American Woman Had No Right to Know Why Her Husband Was Denied a U.S. Visa
Jurisprudence
Aug. 25 2015 3:32 PMLife Is Short. Litigate.The many, many lawsuits of Ashley Madison.
Doublex
July 23 2015 5:28 PMA Regrettable DecisionThis astonishing, anti-science, states’-rights court decision begs for a ban on abortion.
Jurisprudence
July 16 2015 8:05 PMWhen Prosecutors Believe the UnbelievableA man is finally freed, but that doesn’t mean the system worked.
The Slatest
July 15 2015 11:17 AMThe Supreme Court Allows the First Execution Since Affirming Lethal Injection
Jurisprudence
July 10 2015 1:54 PMOfficial ActsFormer Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell just lost his best chance of staying out of prison.
Amicus
July 4 2015 2:05 PMAmicus: The Term in ReviewSome SCOTUS watchers say the Roberts court is turning left.
Low Concept
June 30 2015 2:23 PMWith This Withering Dissent, I Thee WedSubversive language of love from the Supreme Court’s losers.
Amicus
June 27 2015 2:01 AMAmicus: The Storm ArrivesOver two consecutive days, the Supreme Court handed down historic decisions on same-sex marriage and Obamacare. 
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2015 1:15 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableAs Kennedy read his opinion Friday morning, attendees were quiet, anxious, relieved.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2015 6:07 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableKennedy’s middle ground on race.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2015 9:19 AMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThere is no crazier place than the Supreme Court plaza on the morning of a big decision day.
Jurisprudence
June 22 2015 4:41 PMDo Not DisturbThe Supreme Court rules that police can’t simply force hotels to turn over your private information.
Jurisprudence
June 18 2015 6:31 PMReality Strikes the Supreme CourtThe justices rule on a Confederate flag case as the nation once again grapples with the ugly power of that racist Southern symbol.
Amicus
June 16 2015 2:54 PMThe “A Certain Justice” TranscriptWhy does Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas so often stand alone? Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
The Slatest
June 15 2015 11:50 AMSupreme Court: Women Getting Abortions in North Carolina Don’t Have to Look at Their Ultrasounds

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Technology
Aug. 26 2015 12:11 PM Slate Voice: “Space Invaders” Never, ever use two spaces after a period: Listen to Mike Vuolo read Farhad Manjoo’s classic takedown of an enduring typographic sin.