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

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.
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.
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.
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.

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