Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2018 5:55 AMThe GOP Doesn’t Trust WomenNot when it comes to sexual assault accusations and not with the decision to terminate a pregnancy.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2018 3:58 PMInvestigation at Yale Law SchoolAn inquiry into the actions of a prominent professor reveals why it’s so hard to report inappropriate behavior at the top law school in the country.
The Waves
Oct. 4 2018 12:14 PMThe “Rage at Brett” EditionThe hosts of the Waves discuss male entitlement, female rage, and what comes next for Kavanaugh.
Amicus
Sept. 29 2018 10:00 AMThe Press, the President, and Enemy ConstructionLaw professors Lisa Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones on morphing the media into enemies of the people.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 25 2018 6:00 PMHow Brett Kavanaugh Erases Inconvenient WomenHe is a champion of the women he knows personally. For the rest, he has no compunction about dismissing their very humanity.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 17 2018 2:44 PMChristine Blasey Ford’s Timing Isn’t SuspectIt doesn’t matter when assault victims speak up. People will always say they are too late.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 14 2018 8:18 PMOur System Is Too Broken to Assess the Sexual Assault Claim Against KavanaughNo wonder the accuser wants to stay silent.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 6 2018 10:31 PMBrett Kavanaugh Is Cherry-Picking the Cases He Says Count as PrecedentIn his confirmation hearings, the judge is disregarding important rulings protecting abortion and same-sex marriage rights.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 4 2018 7:34 PMThe Grotesque Decency of Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation HearingsNormalcy and civility are a threat to the rule of law.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 1 2018 7:08 AMKavanaugh’s Kozinski TestThe White House has painted Judge Kavanaugh into a very tight corner when it comes to his former mentor. But we deserve to hear how the SCOTUS nominee thinks about issues of harassment and the workplace.
Amicus
Aug. 18 2018 10:00 AMBarbie, Bratz, and Who Owns Your Dreams?The intellectual property battle about much more than plastic dolls.
Amicus
Aug. 4 2018 10:00 AMA Taftian Antidote to Trumpian Excesses?What a most judicious past president can teach us about this moment.
The Slatest
July 22 2018 11:59 AMBrett Kavanaugh Once Said He Thought a President Could Pack the Supreme Court
Politics
July 19 2018 2:31 PMDouble-Decker NarcissismDonald Trump’s supporters believe the guy who believes only what he wants to believe.
Jurisprudence
July 10 2018 5:23 PMBrett Kavanaugh Was a MistakeDonald Trump picked the judge who’s most inclined to say the president can’t be indicted. Pro tip: That makes him look guilty.
Amicus
Oct. 13 2018 10:00 AMDue ProcessingAs Justice Kavanaugh takes his seat, Dahlia Lithwick takes stock with Sen. Jeff Merkley and Matthew Yglesias.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2018 10:22 AMOnly the Seated Supreme Court Justices Can Save Us NowThe Kavanaugh debacle has taken us too far.
Amicus
Oct. 1 2018 10:43 AMLive From AustinAn all-star legal panel on Kavanaugh, the coming SCOTUS term, and the future of the court.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 28 2018 12:16 PMFear a Justice Brett KavanaughAs his confirmation steamrolls ahead, Americans should be terrified.
School
Sept. 20 2018 5:50 AM“Inside, You Just Want to Scream”Three teachers discuss what it’s like to survive a school shooting, and then return to the classroom.
Amicus
Sept. 15 2018 10:00 AMRoe v. KavanaughBrett’s not super into precedent, it seems.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 9 2018 8:39 PMSens. Bob Corker, Jeff Flake, and Ben Sasse Have a Way to Constrain TrumpThey can use Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to protect the rule of law—without voting against him.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 6 2018 2:18 PMBrett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Isn’t a Sporting EventFor women, it’s a matter of life and death.
Amicus
Sept. 1 2018 10:00 AMBack-to-School Protest SpecialFrom armbands to Parkland, free-speech rights inside the school gates.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 22 2018 6:53 PMThe Kavanaugh RuleThe GOP has only one principle: Judges must be seated, quickly and permanently, but only by Republicans.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 6 2018 5:24 PMNo More Mr. Nice JusticeBrett Kavanaugh’s kindness and courtesy has no bearing on whether he should be confirmed to the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
July 30 2018 5:24 PMTwo Historians Resigned Over the Appointment of a Trump Flunky at UVA. They Were Right to Do So.
Amicus
July 21 2018 10:03 AMThe Scalia FactorRick Hasen on his book, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption.
Jurisprudence
July 18 2018 2:43 PMKavanaugh Already Has One of the Clearest Records Against Roe of Any Recent Supreme Court Nominee
Amicus
July 7 2018 10:00 AMThe Argument That Could Reclaim the Supreme Court for DemocratsSen. Sheldon Whitehouse on the frustrating process of vetting a new Supreme Court justice.

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