Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate

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
Amicus
June 13 2015 2:05 PMAmicus: A Certain JusticeIn the courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas has been as silent as ever this term. But on paper he has been anything but.
Jurisprudence
June 11 2015 1:32 AMDying of ExcitementPolice often blame suspects’ deaths on “excited delirium.” Is that a diagnosis or a cover-up?
Jurisprudence
June 8 2015 6:19 PMSCOTUS Tries to Stay Neutral on Jerusalem, Passports, and Foreign PolicyWhich means a great big win for presidential powers.
Jurisprudence
June 1 2015 5:10 PMAre You Threatening Me?The Supreme Court wants to know what this vile Facebook poster was thinking.
Amicus
June 1 2015 8:41 AMAmicus: The Calm Before the StormThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner. Major abortion cases might not be far behind. 
Meet Slate
May 28 2015 9:16 AMAnd Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life”A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.
Amicus
May 25 2015 10:32 AMThe “Making the Case” TranscriptRead Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.
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
Jurisprudence
June 11 2015 4:25 PMWho Do the Justices Want to Be President?The answer to that question may impact how they vote in two huge cases.
Amicus
June 9 2015 1:22 PMThe “Calm Before the Storm” TranscriptThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner, and major abortion cases might not be far behind. Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
The Slatest
June 5 2015 2:31 PMScalia’s Favorite Murderer Has Been Pardoned by North Carolina’s Governor
The Slatest
June 1 2015 12:05 PMSupreme Court Overturns Conviction of Man Who Wrote Threatening Notes to His Ex on Facebook
Jurisprudence
May 28 2015 1:38 PMYou’re All OutA defense attorney uncovers a brazen scheme to manipulate evidence, and prosecutors and police finally get caught.
Amicus
May 26 2015 9:59 AMThe “Ready for Her Close-Up” TranscriptRead Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with her guests about the sudden popularity of Supreme Court drama on the silver screen.
Jurisprudence
May 20 2015 1:35 PMSupreme Court ShowbizThese new dramatizations miss the real drama.

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