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

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.
Video
Dec. 17 2015 9:57 AMEvil Puppies Romp With Carly Fiorina in Bizarre FootageDemon sheep, part deux.
Amicus
Dec. 12 2015 2:07 PMAmicus: One Person, One Vote The Supreme Court sets its sights on the bedrock principle that has shaped electoral maps for the past half-century.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Dec. 8 2015 7:41 PMWhat Exactly Does “One Person, One Vote” Mean, Anyway? The Supreme Court justices turn a simple question into something more complicated.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 3 2015 10:47 AMThe San Bernardino Attack Doesn’t Fit Our Familiar ScriptsThere is a disoriented hush on the morning after the massacre.
Amicus
Nov. 30 2015 12:10 PMAmicus: Color Blind ConstitutionA half-century after Brown v. Board, should the Supreme Court still be in the business of integrating public schools and universities?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 24 2015 2:13 PMWisconsin’s Abortion Law Is UnconstitutionalThese are the greatest quotes from a ruling that slams the state for feigning an interest in women’s health.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 19 2015 1:24 PMRefugee-Fearing Mayor Wants to Round Them UpThe real lesson of America’s Japanese internment camps is that fear makes us cowardly and vicious.
Amicus
Nov. 14 2015 10:05 AMAmicus: Class Dismissed?Big business says class-action lawsuits have gotten out of control. Will the Roberts court agree?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 11 2015 4:29 PMWhat Does the Constitution Say About a Praying High School Football Coach?Coercing students isn’t exactly sporting.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 10 2015 1:23 PMWhy Are We All Talking About Starbucks Cups?The war on Christmas is fake. But conflicts between religious and secular values are real.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 6 2015 9:38 AMQuestions Rachel Maddow Should Ask the Democrats Running for PresidentHow they think about the Supreme Court could be their most important qualification. 
Supreme Court Dispatches
Nov. 2 2015 5:48 PMRacism Highlighted in a Green MarkerThe justices seem appalled by a Georgia death penalty case.
Slate Plus
Oct. 29 2015 4:37 PMSelf-CarelessHow much “me” time can Dahlia Lithwick pack into 10 minutes? 
Jurisprudence
Dec. 28 2015 7:40 PMThe Worst Civil Liberties Betrayals of 2015These 10 problems make us less safe and less free.
Amicus
Dec. 24 2015 5:00 PMAmicus: Judging Tribal CourtsAn alleged sexual assault on the Choctaw reservation has the Supreme Court asking whether non-Indians should face justice in the Indian court system.
Politics
Dec. 15 2015 6:34 PMThe One Question the GOP Candidates Won’t Want to Answer Tuesday NightDo words have consequences?
Supreme Court Dispatches
Dec. 9 2015 5:10 PMSesame Street Meets Groundhog DayThe Supreme Court considers affirmative action at the University of Texas—again.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 4 2015 5:21 PMMass Shootings Are Changing UsChildren have never known a time without lockdowns and mass shootings.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 1 2015 4:48 PMGOP Candidates Keep Lying About Planned Parenthood and “Baby Parts”The party of personal responsibility should take responsibility for its words. 
Jurisprudence
Nov. 25 2015 2:00 PMFree Speech or Safe Spaces?What college campuses need is dialogue and empathy.
Amicus
Nov. 19 2015 5:30 PMThe “Class Dismissed” TranscriptFrom Tyson to Wal-Mart to Comcast, Slate’s Amicus host questions the effectiveness of class-action lawsuits. 
Jurisprudence
Nov. 17 2015 3:08 PMAnthony Kennedy’s Right to ChooseThe justice who cares about dignity and autonomy should vote against Texas’ abortion law.
Amicus
Nov. 12 2015 5:28 PMWhy Some Prosecutors Want All-White Juries for Death Penalty CasesDahlia Lithwick asks, “What goes on in the heads of prosecutors?”
Amicus
Nov. 11 2015 3:26 PMThe “Strike Zone” TranscriptDoes race determine jury selection in death penalty cases? Read the discussion on the latest episode of Amicus.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 6 2015 5:13 PMThe Little Sisters of the Poor Get Their Day at the Supreme CourtIs opting out of part of the Affordable Care Act a religious burden?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 5 2015 1:32 PMWatch an Incredible 1983 Clip Foreshadowing Canada’s New LeadershipA gorgeous, inspiring reminder of how far the world has come.
Amicus
Oct. 31 2015 6:07 AMAmicus: Strike ZoneWhen black jurors are removed from the pool, how do we know that it’s not because of their race?
Crime
Oct. 29 2015 5:21 AMCrime Lab Scandals Just Keep Getting WorseHow many people are in jail based on faked data?

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