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

Amicus
Oct. 6 2016 12:39 PMWhat Can We Expect From the Supreme Court in 2016?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses Supreme Court predictions, stop-and-frisk, and more.
The Next 20
Sept. 30 2016 10:21 AMHow Barack Obama Lost the Judicial Nomination StandoffOr did he win after all?
Amicus
Sept. 22 2016 11:28 AMExplaining the Millennial Circus Surrounding Ruth Bader GinsburgSlate’s Amicus podcast talks to Irin Carmon, co-author of the biography, Notorious RBG.
Amicus
Sept. 19 2016 10:48 AMAmicus: Notorious RBGHow the diminutive Supreme Court justice came to be depicted on the biceps of fans nationwide.
The Slatest
Sept. 15 2016 12:00 PMPeter Thiel Denies Trump Has Spoken With Him About a SCOTUS Nomination
Jurisprudence
Sept. 1 2016 5:39 PMNo Justice, No PeachThe winners of our Merrick Garland ice cream flavor contest.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 23 2016 4:17 PMLeavenworth’s SpygateA private prison facility in Kansas was spying on constitutionally protected attorney-client conversations.
Jurisprudence
July 26 2016 4:17 PMThe Ghosts of Shelby CountyDespite some recent wins, voting rights are still under siege.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2016 4:19 PMJustices IgnoredThe Supreme Court is the most important issue of the election for Republicans. So they’re not talking about it.
Amicus
July 18 2016 11:54 AMWhat It’s Like to Win a Landmark Abortion Rights Case at the Supreme CourtWhole Woman’s Health founder Amy Hagstrom Miller talks about the stigma surrounding unplanned pregnancy and abortion after Hellerstedt.
Jurisprudence
July 13 2016 6:13 PMDeciphering JusticeThe subtext of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s improper attacks on Donald Trump.
Amicus
July 8 2016 12:07 PMThe Supreme Court’s Surprising, Tumultuous TermRead what Slate’s court watchers had to say about this session’s decisions on abortion, immigration, affirmative action, and more.
Amicus
July 5 2016 9:22 AMAmicus: That’s a WrapThe Supreme Court caps off a term filled with surprises by handing down a hugely consequential defense of abortion rights.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 30 2016 10:37 AMActually Good News for Women EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, Suited, and mom hair.
Amicus
June 28 2016 3:53 PMFarewell to the GeneralAmicus bids adieu to Solicitor General Don Verrilli in one last interview.
Amicus
Oct. 1 2016 10:01 AMAmicus: 2016 Term PreviewReflections on the thin gruel of a docket crafted in large part to avoid 4–4 ties. Plus, a conversation with the latest judge to be personally insulted by Donald Trump.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 23 2016 5:58 AMVoters Want Hillary Clinton to be the Grown-UpWhy she can’t stoop to Donald Trump’s level at the debates.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2016 3:59 PMState-Sponsored ChristianityA federal appeals court just told religious minorities to stop being so whiny.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 15 2016 9:55 PMHow Trump Gets Away With ItWhy his countless legal scandals don’t stick.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 8 2016 6:16 PMWhy Donald Trump and Pam Bondi Probably Won’t Face a Corruption InvestigationThe Supreme Court’s McDonnell decision seems to have put a chill on prosecutors.
Politics
Aug. 30 2016 3:17 PMI Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Merrick GarlandIt’s confirmed: The judge needs his own ice cream flavor. Help us name it.
Politics
July 27 2016 1:21 AMBill Clinton’s Love SongHis speech was long, beautiful, and finally gave Hillary the credit she deserves.
Doublex
July 25 2016 7:00 PMThe Bag of Rocks We Lug AroundWhy one longtime Slate writer misses the feminist exuberance around Hillary Clinton’s 2008 run.
Jurisprudence
July 19 2016 12:54 PMThe Real Reason Why Judges Should Keep Quiet About ElectionsThe restrictions remind judges to aspire to be apolitical.
Jurisprudence
July 16 2016 6:19 PMPunished for Being PoorThe Virginia scheme that suspends the driver’s license of anyone who can’t pay trivial fines.
Jurisprudence
July 8 2016 3:13 PMMore Guns, More Fear, More KillingsIt’s a vicious cycle, and there’s no end in sight.
Jurisprudence
July 7 2016 10:37 AM“No One Can Breathe in This Atmosphere”Everyone should read Justice Sonia Sotomayor on how police stops are life-and-death experiences for people of color.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 1 2016 1:46 PMAre the SATs Unfair to Female Students?Some say gender-biased questions can distract students during the exam.
The Breakfast Table
June 28 2016 7:13 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 26: The eight-person court is a very different place.
The Breakfast Table
June 27 2016 7:25 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 21: Dietary supplement peddlers: They’re just like you and me.

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