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Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate. Follow her on Twitter.

The XX Factor
Aug. 23 2013 11:45 AMAntoinette Tuff Had Empathy for the Georgia School Gunman. We Can Learn a Lot From Her.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 15 2013 5:49 PMDavid Morgan Is Wrong, Terribly WrongTwo Florida cops shot an innocent, unarmed man in his own driveway. And then their sheriff started talking.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 9 2013 4:28 PMBreast ReductionThe “I ♥ boobies” case could decide the fate of free speech for students.
Low Concept
Aug. 2 2013 6:00 PMThe Lost Sexual Harassment CourseTake the online sexual harassment course that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner never had.
Doublex
July 25 2013 4:03 PMCry of the Republican Male SenatorNina Pillard is Obama’s choice for D.C. Circuit Court judge. Nina Pillard is a liberal woman. Ergo Nina Pillard is a radical feminist.
Jurisprudence
July 19 2013 5:14 PMVirginia Is CorruptIt’s shocking what Gov. McDonnell and attorney general Cuccinelli get away with, thanks to the state’s lax ethics laws.
Jurisprudence
July 15 2013 6:40 PMWhy Did They Let Her on the Zimmerman Jury?The strange, strange case of juror B37.
Jurisprudence
July 1 2013 11:32 AMWhat’s Left?Have progressives abandoned every cause save gay marriage?
Family
March 27 2013 5:30 AMThe Plant WhispererA mother, a daughter, and a garden.
Doublex
Feb. 12 2013 1:25 PMWall FlowersWomen fight to pray at the Western Wall.
Books
Nov. 2 2012 11:20 PMInjusticeDid William Rehnquist’s practical jokes and bonhomie disguise a vicious, racist ideologue?
Jurisprudence
July 23 2012 3:42 PMThe GOP’s War Against FactsThe truth became dangerous for the Republican Party when it ran out of arguments.
Jurisprudence
July 6 2012 4:38 PMWhere Is the Liberal Outrage?Conservatives are pillorying John Roberts for his health care decision. Why don’t liberals get angry when their justices fail to deliver?
The Breakfast Table
June 29 2012 5:57 PMSupreme Court Year in ReviewFinal thoughts from the Breakfast Table.
The Breakfast Table
June 27 2012 3:19 PMSupreme Court Year in ReviewJustice Scalia’s partisanship, judging Muppets, and the long wait for health care.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 21 2013 6:05 PMHate PreachAn American brags that he's the father of the Ugandan anti-gay movement. Can he be prosecuted in the U.S.?
Doublex
Aug. 13 2013 5:09 PMCan You Name Your Baby Messiah?One judge in Tennessee says no. Should courts be allowed to change awful names like Tiny Hooker or Adolf Hitler?
Jurisprudence
Aug. 7 2013 11:25 AMKen Cuccinelli’s Sodomy ObsessionThe frightening legal implications of the Virginia politician’s crusade against oral and anal sex.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 1 2013 2:32 PMAll Corporations Go to HeavenThe Supreme Court will soon decide if CEOs can impose their religious convictions on the people who work for them.
Jurisprudence
July 24 2013 11:20 AMWhat’s the Matter With North Carolina?The state went from beacon of tolerance to bastion of voter suppression in a month.
Jurisprudence
July 17 2013 1:31 PMWhat’s Left (Part 3)Reader suggestions on the progressive agenda.
Politics
July 3 2013 11:06 AMWhat’s Left? (Part 2)Our progressive—and popular—wish list.
Foreigners
June 19 2013 2:49 PMBubba in the Holy LandIn Israel, Bill Clinton turns wistful talking about his greatest regrets and his hopes for the future.
Foreigners
March 22 2013 12:26 PM“You Are Not Alone”Obama reaches out to Israelis—and asks them to do the same for Palestinians.
Dispatches
Nov. 18 2012 10:48 PMI Didn’t Come Back to Jerusalem To Be in a WarWhat it’s like to be in Israel as the conflict escalates.
Jurisprudence
July 25 2012 6:15 AMDon’t Even Consider Talking About the OlympicsWhat’s behind the shocking suppression of free speech at U.S. political conventions and the London Games?
Jurisprudence
July 17 2012 6:48 PMAnother Abortion Showdown in VirginiaAttorney General Cuccinelli rejects the decision of the Board of Health.
Jurisprudence
July 2 2012 6:40 PMWas John Roberts Being Political?At the high court, law and politics come together. It’s the politicization of the court that should make us worried.
The Breakfast Table
June 28 2012 2:02 PMSupreme Court Year in ReviewA historic day for John Roberts and the court.
The Breakfast Table
June 27 2012 10:10 AMSupreme Court Year in ReviewThere are more reasons than “brain science” to go easier on children.

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