Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate, and in that capacity, writes the "Supreme Court Dispatches" and "Jurisprudence" columns, and hosts the biweekly podcast Amicus. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other places.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh pictured with President Donald Trump at the White House. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, March 23, 2020
There Goes the Rule of Law
Dahlia Lithwick: More and more, we’re seeing the court rubber stamping the Trump agenda and when the courts have become corrupted, I think it’s incumbent on people to say, “This court is not recognizable to me. It’s not doing anything that looks like justice.” Dahlia Lithwick is a Supreme Court...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill, Thursday in Washington. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Friday, September 07, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh Is Cherry-Picking the Cases He Says Count as Precedent
There can be no dispute that Brett Kavanaugh’s answers to Senate Judiciary Committee questions have been well rehearsed. As many committee members have observed, his answers to the senators’ subject area–specific questions are so intentionally generic that they can be repeated, in toto, at least...
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