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

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June 22 2017 1:49 PMThe “Pity if Something Happened to the FBI” TranscriptRead what Amicus had to say about Comey’s testimony and the legal weight of Trump’s tweets.
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June 1 2017 10:43 AMClarence Thomas’ Out-of-Left-Field Blow to GerrymanderingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Cooper v. Harris.
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April 19 2017 12:19 PMThe Playground of Liberty TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, an important church-state case at the Supreme Court.
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March 23 2017 3:00 PMOpposing GorsuchRead what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Slate’s Amicus podcast about opposing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
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March 14 2017 11:38 AMThe Constitution’s Limits on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Hernandez v. Mesa.
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Feb. 5 2017 9:39 AMIs a Constitutional Crisis LoomingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
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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.
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Jan. 9 2017 8:00 AMThe First Amendment on CampusRead highlights from a symposium about the state of free speech on college campuses.
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Nov. 17 2016 3:41 PMDonald Trump Is a Real Threat to Our ConstitutionJust how afraid should we be? Slate’s Amicus discusses.
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Oct. 21 2016 2:07 PMWhat Happens When You Have a Racist Juror in the Courthouse?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses a landmark case about jury bias.
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Sept. 22 2016 11:28 AMExplaining the Millennial Circus Surrounding Ruth Bader GinsburgSlate’s Amicus podcast talks to Irin Carmon, co-author of the biography, Notorious RBG.
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July 8 2016 12:07 PMThe Supreme Court’s Surprising, Tumultuous TermRead what Slate’s court watchers had to say about this session’s decisions on abortion, immigration, affirmative action, and more.
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June 28 2016 3:53 PMFarewell to the GeneralAmicus bids adieu to Solicitor General Don Verrilli in one last interview.
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June 8 2016 10:03 AMIs the Current Supreme Court a Bird With a Broken Wing?Yes—but maybe its handicap makes it stronger. 
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May 4 2016 1:01 PMIs Every Gift a Bribe?If you’re a public official—maybe.
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June 7 2017 1:33 PMThe Animus Amicus TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump.
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May 2 2017 2:31 PMThe Neutral Expert TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about McWilliams v. Dunn and capital punishment trials.
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March 28 2017 2:00 PMWere the Gorsuch Hearings As Pointless As They Seemed?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast learned about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
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March 14 2017 8:00 PMThe Never Mind TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about SB 14 and Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions.
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March 3 2017 4:13 PMIs the Muslim Ban Dead?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
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Jan. 25 2017 1:57 PMCan Noncitizens Sue Government Officials for Constitutional Violations?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Ziglar v. Abbasi.
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Jan. 9 2017 11:52 AMDonald Trump Is a Sitting DuckZephyr Teachout explains how Trump’s business empire will undermine U.S. foreign policy, exactly as the Founding Fathers feared.
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Dec. 19 2016 5:25 PMThe “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
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Nov. 4 2016 2:21 PMShould We Really Be Worried About a Rigged Election?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses voter fraud, Trump, and more.
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Oct. 6 2016 12:39 PMWhat Can We Expect From the Supreme Court in 2016?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses Supreme Court predictions, stop-and-frisk, and more.
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July 18 2016 11:54 AMWhat It’s Like to Win a Landmark Abortion Rights Case at the Supreme CourtWhole Woman’s Health founder Amy Hagstrom Miller talks about the stigma surrounding unplanned pregnancy and abortion after Hellerstedt.
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July 1 2016 1:46 PMAre the SATs Unfair to Female Students?Some say gender-biased questions can distract students during the exam.
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June 16 2016 3:53 PMWhat Would Brandeis Do?Amicus turns to a ghost of Supreme Court past for advice.
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May 25 2016 3:42 PMA Stroll Down Supreme Court Memory LaneAmicus dishes on the quirks and characters of the Supreme Court.
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April 22 2016 3:22 PMAre Supreme Court Judges Merely Politicians in Robes? In this Amicus transcript, read what Dahlia Lithwick asked Sen. Al Franken about partisan politics at the high court. 

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