Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Jurisprudence
Dec. 5 2016 3:56 PMActually, Paul Ryan, the President’s Words Do MatterTrump’s defenders say his lying tweets aren’t to be taken literally. They are sending us down a terrible road.
Politics
Nov. 29 2016 6:35 PMWe Can’t Afford to Ignore Donald Trump’s TweetsHis 140-character spasms might be a distraction. But they are also too dangerous to dismiss.
Amicus
Nov. 17 2016 3:41 PMDonald Trump Is a Real Threat to Our ConstitutionJust how afraid should we be? Slate’s Amicus discusses.
Amicus
Nov. 12 2016 10:02 AMAmicus: Trump’s ConstitutionIf we take the president-elect at his word, how afraid should we be?
The Slatest
Nov. 7 2016 2:45 PMMaybe the GOP Won’t Obstruct Any Hillary SCOTUS Nominee After All
Dispatches
Nov. 4 2016 5:00 AMThe New AmericansSix immigrants describe becoming citizens in a year that has tested what it means to be a real American.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 6:15 PMThe New AmericansLiana Montecinos.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 5:53 PMThe New AmericansJudith Christian.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 5:38 PMThe New AmericansNawal Alshamaa.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 1 2016 3:59 PMWho Watches the Poll Watchers?Trump and the RNC have goaded supporters into harassing minority voters on Election Day. Can the courts stop them?
Amicus
Oct. 29 2016 10:03 AMAmicus: Intimidation NationLawyers challenging punitive voting restrictions in Ohio are making an eleventh hour appeal to the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 25 2016 1:21 PMNo More Bush v. GoreThe Supreme Court will never be able to settle another presidential election. That’s a bad thing!
Jurisprudence
Oct. 21 2016 5:57 AMCan You Carry a Gun to a Polling Place?As Trump riles up his supporters, a look at what constitutes illegal voter intimidation.
Doublex
Oct. 14 2016 5:45 PMAmerica Is Having Another Anita Hill MomentOnly this time, the outrage at a powerful, predatory man is swifter and more universal.
The Slatest
Oct. 14 2016 3:51 PMFormer Apprentice Contestant Accuses Trump of “Thrusting His Genitals” Against Her
Amicus
Nov. 30 2016 7:48 PMAmicus: The Specter of KorematsuA timely look back at the infamous Supreme Court case that upheld the internment of Japanese Americans.
Politics
Nov. 21 2016 7:11 PMCan Anything Stop the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions?Why his long history of racist words and bigoted deeds won’t disqualify him.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 14 2016 4:59 PMRepublicans Stole the Supreme CourtDemocrats, don’t let them get away with it.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2016 10:02 AMWill Trump’s Rule of Law Be Our Rule of Law?The fate of the entire legal apparatus of government is in the balance.
Amicus
Nov. 4 2016 2:21 PMShould We Really Be Worried About a Rigged Election?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses voter fraud, Trump, and more.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 3 2016 5:49 PMRoe v. Wade Is on the BallotAbortion rights are on the line in this election and people don’t seem the least bit concerned.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 6:00 PMThe New AmericansRosa Molina.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 5:43 PMThe New AmericansKelebohile Nkhereanye.
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2016 5:15 PMThe New AmericansAmjad Alsrya.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2016 8:02 PMWho Will Protect the Constitution?Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton, amendment by amendment.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 27 2016 6:54 PMEight Is Not EnoughSenate Republicans believe the Supreme Court will be just fine permanently operating one justice down. Here’s how John Roberts can talk sense into them.
Amicus
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.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2016 6:49 PMSCOTUS Above All ElseSen. John McCain’s recent comments reveal how the Republican Party’s Supreme Court strategy is backfiring.
Amicus
Oct. 14 2016 4:36 PMAnd Now a Word From the White HouseMerrick Garland has been waiting seven months for a Senate hearing, but the president’s advisers say Obama has no regrets about the nomination.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 14 2016 11:49 AMAre Trump’s Boasts About Sexual Assault a Legal Admission of Wrongdoing?Reprehensible, but not actionable.

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