Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Jurisprudence
Feb. 27 2017 4:09 PMSchrödinger’s Immigration BanThe Trump administration’s nonsensical claim that its executive order both does and does not exist.
Low Concept
Feb. 22 2017 8:25 PMParenting Your Toddler PresidentThe Terrible Seventies don’t have to be terrible! Try these six great tips.
Amicus
Feb. 18 2017 10:01 AMAmicus: General StrikeHow state attorneys general are going on the offensive against the most egregious parts of the Trump agenda. Also, the Constitution’s limits on the U.S.–Mexico border.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 15 2017 6:01 PMThis Emoluments Thing Isn’t Going AwayHow state attorneys general could take down Trump.
The Slatest
Feb. 13 2017 9:19 PMAnother Injunction Against Trump’s Immigration Ban, This One in Virginia
Jurisprudence
Feb. 10 2017 6:49 PMWhy Trump Has Declared War on the JudiciaryHe’s making things awkward for his SCOTUS nominee and hurting his chances in court. What’s his endgame?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 8 2017 12:05 PMThe Silencing of Coretta Scott KingOn Tuesday night, Elizabeth Warren was told to pipe down. But it was King’s words that the Senate refused to hear.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 5 2017 10:06 AMAnthony Kennedy Is Not StupidHe’s not going to step down just because one decent conservative judge was nominated to the Supreme Court.
Amicus
Feb. 3 2017 10:46 AMAmicus: Will You Accept This Robe?Is Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch really Scalia 2.0? And the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 31 2017 10:59 PMTrump’s Supreme Court Reality Show Was Not a DistractionIt was a capstone to a yearlong campaign to degrade the law and the Constitution.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 30 2017 4:35 PMCongress Must ActIt’s time for the legislative branch to stand up to Trump’s Muslim ban.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 29 2017 10:53 AMThe Judicial Branch Grabs BackFour female judges were the heroes of the fight against Trump’s executive order.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 25 2017 6:43 PMDonald Trump Declares War on MuslimsThe president’s executive orders reveal his intent to fulfill his horrifying campaign promises.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 20 2017 3:51 PMTrump Lays Down His LawIn a terrifying speech, the new president made clear that freedom and justice are not his concern.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 13 2017 5:54 PMJason Chaffetz Doesn’t Care About EthicsThe Republican in charge of government oversight wants to prohibit criticism of Trump’s ethical violations.
Politics
Feb. 23 2017 6:36 PMIs Moving Left the Democrats’ Best Bet?A conversation with Tom Perriello, the Virginia progressive who’s running for governor on the promise to fight the Trump agenda.
Politics
Feb. 21 2017 5:15 PMDonald Trump’s Jewish ProblemThe president’s dalliance with anti-Semitic rhetoric should be disturbing to all Americans.
Politics
Feb. 17 2017 5:12 PMTrump’s Chaos Has Real ConsequencesWhen the White House refuses to acknowledge the truth of deportation force plans, it serves multiple nefarious purposes.
Amicus
Feb. 15 2017 1:57 PMCan Noncitizens Sue Government Officials for Constitutional Violations?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Ziglar v. Abbasi.
Amicus
Feb. 13 2017 9:51 AMAmicus: “SEE YOU IN COURT”A deep dive into the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Low Concept
Feb. 8 2017 7:58 PMThis So-Called Supreme Court NomineePredicting Donald Trump’s tweets in response to Neil Gorsuch’s insubordination.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 6 2017 7:08 PMChecks? Never Heard of Them. Balances? Forget About It.Donald Trump’s unnerving belief that the judiciary’s purpose is to stay out of his way.
The Slatest
Feb. 3 2017 9:48 PMA Federal Judge Just Halted Trump’s Travel Ban
Jurisprudence
Feb. 1 2017 6:46 PMThe Democrats Can’t Block GorsuchHere are three things they can do.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 30 2017 9:28 PMCrisis ModeWhat happens if Donald Trump refuses a federal court order.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 29 2017 2:24 PMThe Travelers Trapped in Horrific Limbo by Trump’s Immigration OrderJudicial stays couldn’t protect everyone detained at U.S. airports.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 28 2017 10:58 PMThe Lawyers Showed UpAnd because we still live in a country where the law matters, they won.
Amicus
Jan. 21 2017 10:02 AMAmicus: Immunity in High PlacesCan government officials be held individually responsible for constitutional violations? And why one NFL team is so interested in a trademark challenge.
Amicus
Jan. 18 2017 12:51 PMHow Trump Will Reshape the Supreme CourtRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked one of Justice Scalia’s former law clerks about Trump’s shortlist.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 13 2017 12:46 PMTime for Some Negotiation TheoryHow the Democrats can play hardball with Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

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