Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 5:38 PMThe New AmericansNawal Alshamaa.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 1 2016 3:59 PMWho Watches the Poll Watchers?Trump and the RNC have goaded supporters into harassing minority voters on Election Day. Can the courts stop them?
Amicus
Oct. 29 2016 10:03 AMAmicus: Intimidation NationLawyers challenging punitive voting restrictions in Ohio are making an eleventh hour appeal to the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 25 2016 1:21 PMNo More Bush v. GoreThe Supreme Court will never be able to settle another presidential election. That’s a bad thing!
Jurisprudence
Oct. 21 2016 5:57 AMCan You Carry a Gun to a Polling Place?As Trump riles up his supporters, a look at what constitutes illegal voter intimidation.
Doublex
Oct. 14 2016 5:45 PMAmerica Is Having Another Anita Hill MomentOnly this time, the outrage at a powerful, predatory man is swifter and more universal.
The Slatest
Oct. 14 2016 3:51 PMFormer Apprentice Contestant Accuses Trump of “Thrusting His Genitals” Against Her
Jurisprudence
Oct. 8 2016 6:49 PMThe Real Donald TrumpRepublicans who tried to pretend for months his vile misogyny was just an act can no longer hide from the truth.
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.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 5:15 PMThe New AmericansAmjad Alsrya.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2016 8:02 PMWho Will Protect the Constitution?Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton, amendment by amendment.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 27 2016 6:54 PMEight Is Not EnoughSenate Republicans believe the Supreme Court will be just fine permanently operating one justice down. Here’s how John Roberts can talk sense into them.
Amicus
Oct. 21 2016 2:07 PMWhat Happens When You Have a Racist Juror in the Courthouse?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses a landmark case about jury bias.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2016 6:49 PMSCOTUS Above All ElseSen. John McCain’s recent comments reveal how the Republican Party’s Supreme Court strategy is backfiring.
Amicus
Oct. 14 2016 4:36 PMAnd Now a Word From the White HouseMerrick Garland has been waiting seven months for a Senate hearing, but the president’s advisers say Obama has no regrets about the nomination.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 14 2016 11:49 AMAre Trump’s Boasts About Sexual Assault a Legal Admission of Wrongdoing?Reprehensible, but not actionable.
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.

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