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

Amicus
Feb. 20 2016 10:25 AMAmicus: The Contradictions of Antonin ScaliaWhy the version of originalism practiced by the late Supreme Court Justice had its limits. And why he was one of the best mentors a young lawyer could hope for.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 18 2016 5:18 PMScalia Makes Big Waves, Even After His DeathSlate’s Amicus and Political Gabfest podcasts team up to cover the Supreme Court justice’s death. 
Jurisprudence
Feb. 16 2016 5:46 PMWe Know the Type of Justice Obama Might PickBecause he’s already told us many times.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 14 2016 8:00 PMA Special Joint Political Gabfest and Amicus on Antonin Scalia’s DeathThe podcasts’ hosts discuss the seismic events set in motion by the sudden Supreme Court vacancy.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 10:57 PMObama’s Supreme Court ShortlistIt would be ridiculous for Republicans to oppose these perfectly qualified candidates.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 12 2016 6:25 PMIs West Virginia Going to Pass a “Get Out of Jail Free” Bill?The legislation would protect religious freedom to the extreme.
Amicus
Feb. 6 2016 10:03 AMAmicus: The Candidates and the CourtIt’s likely that the next president will have the chance to fundamentally reshape the Supreme Court. So why is it not a major campaign issue?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 2 2016 5:36 PMIs an Anti-Abortion Activist With a Camera a Journalist?And what would that mean for journalism?
Amicus
Jan. 26 2016 6:02 PMAmicus: The Case of the Missing Constitutional ViolationA public employee was demoted for a political position his employer mistakenly attributed to him. Was it a First Amendment violation?
Doublex
Jan. 21 2016 1:07 PMShopping at Whole Foods in an Open-Carry StateIt’s a little less stressful than it used to be, thanks to a few moms in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Amicus
Jan. 19 2016 1:15 PMThe “Labor Pains” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick considers a Supreme Court case that could stanch the flow of funds to public sector unions. 
Jurisprudence
Jan. 14 2016 5:55 AMSupreme TantrumThe Virginia legislature is about to oust a well-respected female judge just to spite the governor.
Amicus
Jan. 9 2016 10:06 AMAmicus: Labor PainsThe Supreme Court takes up a case that could stanch the flow of funds to public sector unions.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 5 2016 2:17 PMPrisons Have Become America’s New AsylumsMentally ill people are locked up for trivial reasons and then get much worse.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 28 2015 7:40 PMThe Worst Civil Liberties Betrayals of 2015These 10 problems make us less safe and less free.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 19 2016 2:38 PMAll Your Questions About Scalia and the Fate of the Supreme Court, AnsweredIn a special Dear Jurisprudence column, Slate’s legal eagles answer your questions about the court, the big nominating fight, and more.
Amicus
Feb. 17 2016 12:50 PMThe Nominations We Should Care About This Campaign SeasonDahlia Lithwick discusses what this presidential election means for the Supreme Court and why we should pay more attention.
Amicus
Feb. 15 2016 11:04 AMWhose Sign Is It Anyway?In Heffernan v. City of Paterson, it’s not so clear if the First Amendment is relevant.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 14 2016 11:00 AMWhy Liberals Loved to Hate Antonin ScaliaHe presented cruel, demeaning views in thought-provoking and stirring ways.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 6:50 PMAntonin Scalia Brought the Court to HimHis transformational tenure made originalism the rule by which every justice had to live.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 9 2016 4:24 PMTed Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 5 2016 3:14 PMAre Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.
Low Concept
Jan. 27 2016 7:00 PMYou Want to Move to Canada if Trump Wins?Apply here.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 26 2016 5:57 PMThe Anti-Abortion Activists Targeting Planned Parenthood Have a Slew of Legal TroublesThis week’s surprise indictments are just the newest turn. 
Supreme Court Dispatches
Jan. 19 2016 6:11 PMDoes the First Amendment Protect What Looks Like Political Speech?The Supreme Court is head-scratchy.
Amicus
Jan. 14 2016 12:59 PMThe “Judging Tribal Courts” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick asks whether non-Indians should face justice in tribal courts with attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 11 2016 7:51 PMWhat Would Happen if the Court Kneecapped the Unions?We’re about to find out.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 8 2016 3:45 PMThe Absurd Logic Behind Florida’s Docs vs. Glocks LawThe Second Amendment trumps all other amendments.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 1 2016 12:03 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The best stories I read over the holiday season.
Amicus
Dec. 28 2015 1:09 PMThe “One Person, One Vote” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick meets with attorneys from both sides of the Evenwel v. Abbott case.

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