Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

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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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April 5 2016 4:09 PMKeeping Merrick Garland Out of the Supreme CourtThe GOP’s obstruction of Garland’s Senate hearing is bound to have colossal consequences.
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March 10 2016 10:39 AMA Women’s Right to Choose Returns to the High CourtIn Justice Scalia’s absence, a newly balanced Supreme Court gets heated up in a fiery, female justice–fueled debate. 
Political Gabfest
Feb. 18 2016 5:18 PMScalia Makes Big Waves, Even After His DeathSlate’s Amicus and Political Gabfest podcasts team up to cover the Supreme Court justice’s death. 
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Feb. 15 2016 11:04 AMWhose Sign Is It Anyway?In Heffernan v. City of Paterson, it’s not so clear if the First Amendment is relevant.
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Jan. 14 2016 12:59 PMThe “Judging Tribal Courts” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick asks whether non-Indians should face justice in tribal courts with attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle.
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Dec. 28 2015 1:09 PMThe “One Person, One Vote” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick meets with attorneys from both sides of the Evenwel v. Abbott case.
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Nov. 11 2015 3:26 PMThe “Strike Zone” TranscriptDoes race determine jury selection in death penalty cases? Read the discussion on the latest episode of Amicus.
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Oct. 26 2015 12:55 PMThe “No Second Chances” TranscriptIs life behind bars reversible when a ruling changes the law? Read what Dahlia Lithwick discussed on her latest episode of Amicus.
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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.
DoubleX Gabfest
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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March 31 2016 4:23 PMHow the Little Sisters of the Poor Are Preventing You From Getting the PillAmicus unpacks Obamacare’s return to the high court.
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Feb. 25 2016 11:06 AMAmicus Remembers Antonin Scalia Amid the media battle over his Supreme Court seat and legacy, Dahlia Lithwick takes a moment to reflect on the person behind the famous persona.
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Feb. 17 2016 12:50 PMThe Nominations We Should Care About This Campaign SeasonDahlia Lithwick discusses what this presidential election means for the Supreme Court and why we should pay more attention.
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Jan. 19 2016 1:15 PMThe “Labor Pains” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick considers a Supreme Court case that could stanch the flow of funds to public sector unions. 
Jurisprudence
Jan. 1 2016 12:03 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The best stories I read over the holiday season.
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Nov. 19 2015 5:30 PMThe “Class Dismissed” TranscriptFrom Tyson to Wal-Mart to Comcast, Slate’s Amicus host questions the effectiveness of class-action lawsuits. 
Slate Plus
Oct. 29 2015 4:37 PMSelf-CarelessHow much “me” time can Dahlia Lithwick pack into 10 minutes? 
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Oct. 23 2015 2:00 PMThe “2015 Term Preview” TranscriptShould liberals anticipate a shift to the right? Read what Dahlia Lithwick discussed on this episode of Amicus.

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