Dahlia Lithwick

Senior Legal Correspondent, Slate

Dahlia Lithwick appears in the following:

The Crucial Tie Breaker? How Gorsuch May Rule on The Supreme Court

Monday, April 10, 2017

Now that Neil Gorsuch has been sworn in, the Supreme Court is back at full capacity with nine justices. We break down the cases he could decide. 

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The (Nonexistent) Good Old Days

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Last week's Supreme Court hearings found both Neil Gorsuch and his interrogators reminiscing about the good old days. When were those exactly?
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A Muslim Ban By Any Other Name

Friday, March 10, 2017

Trump's Muslim ban might look different, but in reality it's more of the same.

The Block on the Travel Ban

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Appeals court judges grill both the states and the Justice Department in lawsuit over the Trump administration's travel ban.

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Should We Repeal the Second Amendment?

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Is it time to rethink the Second Amendment? Slate's Dahlia Lithwick discusses the Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold gun restrictions in New York and Connecticut.

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The "Triple-Decker Hoax" of the Second Amendment

Friday, June 17, 2016

For the majority of American history, the Second Amendment did not protect an individual's right to bear arms. 

Another Confirmation Crisis

Friday, April 15, 2016

The Clarence Thomas hearings that riveted the country for 3 days in 1991 are being televised again in a dramatized form by HBO, at a similar time of political crisis over a nomination. 

And Then There Were Eight Supreme Court Justices

Thursday, March 03, 2016

NPR's Nina Totenberg and Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talk about this week's arguments and decisions and the impact the absence of Justice Scalia is having on his colleagues and new cases.

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Cameras In The Court (Feat. The Justices)

Friday, February 19, 2016

Supreme Court justices refuse to allow filming in the court during oral arguments and on decision days. We consider the arguments for and against -- and the justices sing a song. 

Behind The Corinthian Columns

Friday, February 19, 2016

The death of a justice has launched the Supreme Court back into the spotlight, revealing all that we do and don't know about the institution. A special look into our highest court.

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: SCOTUS Edition

Friday, February 19, 2016

With the expertise of seasoned SCOTUS reporters, we've put together a handy guide for the discerning news consumer to make sense of the court, its decisions, and its coverage.

After Scalia's Death, A Split SCOTUS May Empower Lower Courts

Monday, February 15, 2016

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the court may be split 4-4 as it faces groundbreaking cases on abortion rights, immigration law, affirmative action, and more.

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Cameras In The Court (feat. The Justices)

Friday, October 09, 2015

Supreme Court justices refuse to allow filming in the court during oral arguments and on decision days. We consider the arguments for and against -- and the justices sing a song. 

Behind the Corinthian Columns

Friday, October 09, 2015

At a time when digital connectivity rules, the nine justices of the Supreme Court operate in intentional, analog obscurity. A special look into our highest court.

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: SCOTUS Edition

Friday, October 09, 2015

With the expertise of seasoned SCOTUS reporters, we've put together a handy guide for the discerning news consumer to make sense of the court, its decisions, and its coverage.

Rap Lyric or Online Death Threat?

Friday, June 05, 2015

This week, the Supreme Court made its first ruling on a case about the nebulous world of violent online speech. 

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What's Going Through the Courts

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks about three big legal cases going through the Supreme Court right now: the ACA ,same-sex marriage and executive authority/deportations.

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Cellphone Searching, Tiny Antennas, and the High Court

Friday, June 27, 2014

This week, the Supreme Court ruled on two media technology cases, one that may save the bacon of Big Broadcast and Cable, and another that privacy advocates are heralding as a win. Bob talks with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick about the impact of these decisions.

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Supreme Court Weighs in on Digital Rights

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

We get quick reaction to this morning's Supreme Court opinions, and some of the recent notable cases, with Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick. The court has ruled against TV provider Aereo, and said that the police may not search an arrestee's cell phone without a specific warrant.

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Threats in Cyberspace

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Supreme Court will hear a case involving Anthony Elonis, a Pennsylvania man serving jail time for posting death threats against his wife on Facebook. Elonis says he didn’t mean it literally, and it’s up to the High Court to decide if that distinction matters. Brooke talks with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick about the impact this case could have on how violent speech online is viewed in the eyes of the law.

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