Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate
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.
Republicans have secured their long-term goal: a right-wing majority on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Oct. 10, 2018from To the Point
The Supreme Court today struck down a Ninth Circuit Court decision on the California law called The Reproductive FACT Act.
Jun. 26, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Democratic Senator Al Franken has been accused of groping and kissing women without their consent. He has apologized for some of his actions and denied others.
Dec. 7, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
Journalist Will Evans exposed Tesla’s flagrant labor violations, but all the company’s founder did was shrug him off and cry "fake news."
Jun. 21from Scheer Intelligence
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.
Jul. 11from To the Point
For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from To the Point
Even if it’s expedited.
Jun. 12from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
How did federal prosecutors get another chance with Jeffrey Epstein?
Jul. 10from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand