Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Jurisprudence
Dec. 13 2017 3:11 PMHe Made Us All Victims and AccomplicesFor 20 years, I’ve felt it was too early to speak up about Judge Alex Kozinski. Now I fear it’s too late.
Amicus
Dec. 9 2017 10:00 AMProbing the Mueller Probe, and Inside the Chamber for Masterpiece CakeshopThe (legal) highs and lows of the Russia investigation, and oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 6 2017 8:28 PMThe New Travel Ban Is an Abomination. Why Have We Stopped Caring?
Jurisprudence
Dec. 1 2017 6:21 PMIs It Too Late for Robert Mueller to Save Us?It might not be enough for the special counsel to hand us a smoking gun and an indictment.
Amicus
Nov. 28 2017 7:00 PMWhat the Lawyer Who Led the Effort to Flood the Airports During Travel Ban 1.0 Is Doing NowAn Amicus podcast transcript.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 27 2017 5:11 PMA Legal Fight Donald Trump Should WinThe president is in the right in the battle over who should lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 22 2017 3:07 PMJudges Over PrinciplesThe never-Trump legal movement has morphed into a push to pack the courts with Trump-selected judges.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2017 4:43 PMWe’ve Always Known Roy Moore Is LawlessIt’s why Alabama Republicans voted for him.
Amicus
Nov. 11 2017 10:00 AMGuns in America and the Travel Ban That Went UnnoticedA close look at the Second Amendment.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2017 5:20 PMThis Is What Democracy Looks LikeThe messy intra-progressive fight in Charlottesville offers lessons for Democrats across the country.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2017 7:26 PMBad BoiesThe renowned liberal attorney threw ethics out the window to help Harvey Weinstein.
The Slatest
Nov. 1 2017 4:53 PMBen Sasse Forgot It Was a Female Colleague’s Turn to Speak, Nearly Skipped Her
Jurisprudence
Oct. 31 2017 2:34 PMThe Murderer Who Started a MovementMichael Frederick Griffin’s killing of Dr. David Gunn ignited a war on abortion providers. He could soon be a free man.
Amicus
Oct. 28 2017 8:00 AMThe 25th Amendment, What’s That?Rep. Jamie Raskin’s proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 23 2017 6:52 PMThey Have Lawsuits, You Have MoneyA new way to support legal challenges in the Trump era: crowdfunding.
Amicus
Dec. 13 2017 10:14 AMOn the Supreme Court’s Delicious Cake CaseAn Amicus podcast transcript.
Doublex
Dec. 9 2017 8:00 AMAxes of EvilWhat happens when a grown woman wears Axe fragrance for an entire week?
Politics
Dec. 6 2017 12:21 PMThe Uneven Playing FieldSure, don’t stoop to their level. But let’s acknowledge that the game Republicans are forcing everyone to play insists morality is for losers.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Nov. 29 2017 5:58 PMCan You Track Me Now?The Supreme Court weighs whether the government should be able to get its hands on your cellphone location data.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 28 2017 5:45 PMThe Urgent Reality of Online ExtremismHow the New York Times let a Facebook fascist off the hook.
Amicus
Nov. 25 2017 10:00 AMWhy the Cake Shop Case Is So DeliciousThe main ingredient in this session’s most high-profile case is free speech, not religious liberty.
The Slatest
Nov. 21 2017 9:57 AMJudge Rules Trump Executive Order Cutting Funding From Sanctuary Cities Is Unconstitutional
Jurisprudence
Nov. 13 2017 1:20 PMBe Careful What You Sue ForIf the Supreme Court strikes down California’s “crisis pregnancy center” disclosure act, dozens of anti-abortion laws could fall with it.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 10 2017 6:08 PMSneak AttackTrump is trying to secretly push through another Muslim ban.
Amicus
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 AMIf Trump Is UnfitRead what Rep. Jamie Raskin told Slate’s Amicus podcast about his proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
The Slatest
Nov. 3 2017 12:35 PMJeff Sessions Just Declared War on Lawyers Who Dare to Oppose the Trump Administration
Jurisprudence
Oct. 31 2017 6:50 PMLies My Client Told MeWhy a judge ruled Paul Manafort isn’t entitled to attorney-client privilege.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2017 2:25 PMTrump Should Be ScaredOn Monday, Mueller signaled where his investigation is headed.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 24 2017 1:08 PMThe Trump Administration Gets ReligionIn denying an undocumented immigrant an abortion, the federal government is making a theological argument rather than a legal one.
Amicus
Oct. 21 2017 10:00 AMHow Donald Trump Is Filling the Numerous Vacancies on the Federal BenchRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked Kristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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