Dahlia Lithwick

Senior Legal Correspondent, Slate

Dahlia Lithwick appears in the following:

Final Arguments

Thursday, April 30, 2009

The Supreme Court heard the last oral arguments of the term yesterday. Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at, discusses this year's cases and the decisions yet to come.

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High Stakes

Thursday, April 30, 2009

The US Supreme Court justices have now heard the final oral arguments for this term. Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at, 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; ...

Facebook is... facing criticism for changing terms of service

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Facebook, the incredibly popular social network, hit massive protests when they changed their terms of service to indicate that they owned all content posted on their site by users. T...


Sexting: Teens in legal straits over explicit text messages

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

While you certainly hope your teen isn't sending explicit photos of themselves over their cellphone, if they were, would you want them to get slapped with felony pornography charges? ...


Justice, Obama Style

Thursday, January 29, 2009

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.

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Bad Cop: Profiling Democrats at the DOJ

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

An internal Justice Department report released yesterday found that a former senior official routinely used an ideological litmus test in filling what were supposed to be apolitical p...


Last minute Bush Administration rule permits health care workers to deny services

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

In its final weeks the Bush Administration has issued a federal rule that allows health care workers to refuse to participate in any procedure they find morally objectionable. Doctors...

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18 Million Cracks

Monday, June 09, 2008

Slate's Dahlia Lithwick, Nation magazine columnist and Columbia law professor Patricia Williams and Katha Pollitt, Nation magazine columnist and author of Learning to Drive: And Other Life Stories (Random House, 2007 talk about Hillary Clinton's Saturday speech and her campaign's impact on women ...

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