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

Jurisprudence
Sept. 11 2013 2:25 PMTexas Hold ’EmThe state refuses to allow same-sex couples married elsewhere to get divorced. Is this the next constitutional showdown over marriage equality?
Doublex
Sept. 4 2013 6:09 PMNo Justice for Cherice MoralesThe judge in the Montana rape case made a terrible decision, but caving to public pressure is worse.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 26 2013 6:16 PMGrumpy Old JusticesScalia and Ginsburg are really disappointed in the Supreme Court. But only one of them is right to be.
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.
Books
Sept. 6 2013 12:00 PMJerusalemA wrathful, outraged book about healing and reconciliation.
Doublex
Aug. 29 2013 5:05 PMA Spectacularly Awful Week in RapeWhen courts can’t get even the easy cases right, we’re in big trouble.
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?

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