Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Jurisprudence
April 16 2016 3:30 PMMore Than Immigration at the High CourtThe Supreme Court’s look at Obama’s executive action perfectly explains the Merrick Garland fight.
Im
April 14 2016 1:40 PM“National Group Therapy”How the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings changed how America talks about sexual harassment.
Amicus
April 5 2016 4:09 PMKeeping Merrick Garland Out of the Supreme CourtThe GOP’s obstruction of Garland’s Senate hearing is bound to have colossal consequences.
Amicus
March 31 2016 4:23 PMHow the Little Sisters of the Poor Are Preventing You From Getting the PillAmicus unpacks Obamacare’s return to the high court.
The Slatest
March 29 2016 11:26 AMPublic Sector Unions Just Dodged a Major Bullet at the Supreme Court
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 23 2016 7:36 PMThe Birth Control HijackThe Supreme Court’s conservatives think the Affordable Care Act is hijacking insurance plans to provide contraception.
Low Concept
March 18 2016 7:15 PMIf You Give a Judge a MeetingA children’s tale by Sen. Chuck Grassley.
Jurisprudence
March 17 2016 11:08 AMSupreme Court NihilismThe GOP’s treatment of Merrick Garland is disgraceful.
Jurisprudence
March 15 2016 6:05 PMIs Donald Trump Inciting Violence?He might be. If so, the First Amendment can’t save him.
Amicus
March 10 2016 10:39 AMA Women’s Right to Choose Returns to the High CourtIn Justice Scalia’s absence, a newly balanced Supreme Court gets heated up in a fiery, female justice–fueled debate. 
The Slatest
March 7 2016 11:31 AMA Big Win for Same-Sex Adoption at the Supreme Court
Supreme Court Dispatches
March 2 2016 6:20 PMThe Women Take OverIn oral arguments for the Texas abortion case, the three female justices upend the Supreme Court’s balance of power.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Feb. 29 2016 5:26 PMGone but Not ForgottenThe remaining Supreme Court justices are dealing with Antonin Scalia’s death in surprising and dramatic ways.
Amicus
Feb. 25 2016 11:06 AMAmicus Remembers Antonin Scalia Amid the media battle over his Supreme Court seat and legacy, Dahlia Lithwick takes a moment to reflect on the person behind the famous persona.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 23 2016 5:59 PMOrder in the Court!How John Roberts will keep the Supreme Court from descending into chaos.
Amicus
April 16 2016 9:01 AMAmicus: Contra ObamaAs Senate Republicans refuse to consider the Obama’s SCOTUS nominee, the remaining eight justices take up his immigration directive.
Jurisprudence
April 7 2016 6:27 PMChuck Grassley’s Supreme Court CoupThe Senate judiciary chairman just took a torch to the high court for the sake of partisanship.
Amicus
April 4 2016 9:20 AMAmicus: The Case Against the Case Against ConfirmationWhy the GOP’s refusal to give Merrick Garland a fair hearing could trigger a full-scale constitutional crisis.
Jurisprudence
March 29 2016 6:22 PMThe Reverse BartlebyA modest proposal for how Merrick Garland can outfox Republican obstructionists.
Amicus
March 28 2016 10:40 AMAmicus: The Contraceptive Mandate          In the latest challenge to Obamacare, a group of religious organizations says the government’s attempt to accommodate their objections to providing birth control for their workers is not enough.
Jurisprudence
March 22 2016 8:05 PMZubik v. BurwellThe latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate could have wide-ranging impacts.
The Breakfast Table
March 17 2016 3:26 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 5: Is the GOP Going to Get Away With Blocking Merrick Garland?
The Breakfast Table
March 16 2016 1:20 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 2: Cut Merrick Garland some slack.
Politics
March 11 2016 5:22 PMHope and Change, Canadian StyleFor President Obama, hosting Justin Trudeau must have felt like seeing the Ghost of Elections Past.
Jurisprudence
March 8 2016 12:34 PMThe Conservative Era Is OverAntonin Scalia’s death has already changed the way the Supreme Court—and conservative litigants—do business.
Amicus
March 7 2016 9:19 AMAmicus: Is the Burden Undue?A newly balanced Supreme Court considers the impact of Texas’ restrictive new abortion regulations. Also … Clarence Thomas speaks.
Jurisprudence
March 1 2016 7:23 PMTexas’ Big LieThe laws it insists protect women’s health are actually anti-abortion. Will the Supreme Court see through the charade?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 26 2016 5:16 PMThe Case for Nominating Elizabeth Warren to the Supreme CourtThe time for temperate, modest, and self-abnegating wonks is next vacancy.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 24 2016 4:14 PMDemocrats Should Hold Hearings for Obama’s Supreme Court NomineeIt doesn’t matter that Republicans won’t go.
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.

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