Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

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
Oct. 19 2017 1:41 PMA “Momentous” Supreme Court Term?Read what the ACLU’s national legal director told Slate’s Amicus podcast about the high court’s fall term.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2017 10:45 PMCan You Bring a Gun to a Protest?An obscure and centuries-old law is allowing some municipalities to answer that question with a resounding “no.”
Amicus
Oct. 14 2017 10:00 AMThe Single Most Unremarked Win of the Trump EraKristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on the federal judiciary.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 12 2017 5:49 PMLawyers vs. White SupremacistsCan the organizers of the Unite the Right rally be held responsible for the violence in Charlottesville?
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2017 5:12 PMBloody HellerThe Supreme Court created a gun rights crisis it’s unwilling to solve.
The Slatest
Oct. 2 2017 5:16 PM“Some Struggles Just Take a Very Long Time”: An Interview About Gun Control With Rep. Jim Himes
Jurisprudence
Sept. 29 2017 1:16 PMThe Eggshell Attorney GeneralJeff Sessions wants a First Amendment that celebrates robust criticism of everyone but himself.
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.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 18 2017 7:02 PMWould $1 Million in Hot Dogs Violate the Emoluments Clause?A delicious hypothetical at oral arguments in an anti-Trump lawsuit.
The Slatest
Oct. 17 2017 5:37 PMTrump’s Travel Ban Gets Blocked, Again (Again)
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 11:13 AMWhen Pigs FlyWhy the Trump administration’s fondness for private flights has struck a special nerve.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2017 5:44 PMOur Bodies, Their ChoiceThe Trump administration just gave religious employers the right to control female workers’ reproductive health.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 2 2017 8:04 PMThe Perfect Redistricting CaseAnthony Kennedy said he needed to see a particular set of facts to kill partisan gerrymandering. Gill v. Whitford has them all.
Amicus
Sept. 30 2017 10:00 AMThe Supreme Court Term RBG Is Calling “Momentous”The ACLU’s national legal director, David Cole, on the start of the high court’s next term.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 26 2017 5:22 PMThe Ugliest Line in Trump’s NFL AttackIt wasn’t what you think.

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