In what will certainly be looked back upon as a landmark and highly controversial decision, the Supreme Court reversed longstanding restrictions on campaign finance yesterday: specifically, laws restricting corporations and corporate money during election season.
Attorney General Eric Holder is testifying this morning about his decision to try self-professed 9/11 planner Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a Manhattan civilian court. We play extended cuts, and Slate's senior editor Dahlia Lithwick offers analysis.
The US Supreme Court justices have now heard the final oral arguments for this term. Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate.com, explains some of the high stakes cases and the decisions to come. Plus, Indian men living in the US are striking out when it comes to landing Indian brides; ...
Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor at Slate, and Neil Eggleston, former associate White House counsel during the Clinton Administration, talk about the Obama Justice Department and how they'll deal with the thorny issues left over from the Bush Administration.