Dahlia Lithwick

Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate; podcast host, Amicus podcast

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Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate, where she also contributes to the site's female-centric column the Double X Factor. Host of the  “Amicus” podcast.


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For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

Supreme Court could outlaw abortion once again

For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

from To the Point

After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.

Should local police be warriors or guardians?

After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.

from To the Point

Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

Trump’s impeachment: politics and the Constitution

Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and David Dayen discuss the Texas law prohibiting most abortions, Senator Manchin’s warning shot, and the future of the Fed.

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While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.

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Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

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In a 70-minute interview, the state assemblymember explains why he won’t criticize Republicans, blames Gov.

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If you live in California and care at all about a sudden change of leadership in this state, you’ll want to vote in the 2021 recall election.

Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles.

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Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history.

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With California’s housing shortage, some politicians want to tinker with zoning laws to build denser, multi-family housing in more areas.

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