Dahlia Lithwick
Dahlia Lithwick Dahlia Lithwick

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

Amicus
March 25 2017 10:01 AMAmicus: Gorsuch Grins, Says NothingWere these hearings really as pointless as they seemed?
Jurisprudence
March 24 2017 6:01 PMThe Democrats Must Filibuster Neil GorsuchPresident Obama’s senior aide Ronald Klain tells Dahlia Lithwick why it’s time for the Dems to take a stand.
Jurisprudence
March 22 2017 9:27 AMNeil Gorsuch Was Hatched in a Federalist Society LabWith spare body parts stolen from Atticus Finch, Richie Cunningham, and Snoopy.
Jurisprudence
March 19 2017 5:55 AMThe Case Against Neil GorsuchThe Supreme Court nominee’s jurisprudence shows he values religious people’s beliefs above all else.
Jurisprudence
March 16 2017 12:27 PMGroundhog Day in Travel TownOnce again, federal judges used Trump’s own words to knock down the administration’s travel ban.
Amicus
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.
Jurisprudence
March 10 2017 6:09 PMIs Trump’s Second Immigration Ban Unconstitutional?Assessing the legal challenges to the new executive order.
Jurisprudence
March 6 2017 6:16 PMThe Bogus Logic of Trump’s New Travel BanThe administration’s new executive order is full of dubious evidence and sketchy claims.
Amicus
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.
Politics
Feb. 28 2017 6:58 PMShock Us. Tell Us It’s Fake News. Tell Us to Move On.The Trump administration’s media strategy is to make us believe that outrages aren’t outrageous.
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.
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
March 24 2017 6:21 PMLocker Room Talk at the Capitol Hill Boys ClubNeil Gorsuch’s chummy, back-slapping Supreme Court confirmation hearings should’ve been held beside a keg.
Amicus
March 23 2017 3:00 PMOpposing GorsuchRead what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Slate’s Amicus podcast about opposing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Jurisprudence
March 20 2017 7:33 PMHow Dare You Question Our Precious Nominee?Republicans broke every rule to block Merrick Garland. Now, they’re outraged that anyone would challenge Neil Gorsuch.
Amicus
March 18 2017 10:05 AMAmicus: Why It’s Worth Opposing GorsuchIt’s not that he’s a bad judge or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus, a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.
Amicus
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.
Jurisprudence
March 13 2017 2:03 PMDear Donald. Danger! Love, Jeff and John.The well-timed letter that miraculously appeared to justify travel ban 2.0.
Jurisprudence
March 8 2017 6:04 PMNo Mercy for a DreamerThe case of Daniela Vargas embodies the casual cruelty of Trump’s war on lawful immigrants.
Amicus
March 4 2017 10:02 AMAmicus: Never MindAfter spending years challenging a draconian voter ID law in Texas, the DOJ abruptly changes course. Plus—a thorny deportation case is argued at SCOTUS.
Jurisprudence
March 2 2017 5:52 PMPostpone Trump’s Supreme Court PickNeil Gorsuch’s nomination cannot be separated from the serious questions that plague the administration.
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.
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.

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