Dahlia Lithwick

Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate

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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.

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Republicans have secured their long-term goal: a right-wing majority on the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Kavanaugh Factor and the Midterm Elections

Republicans have secured their long-term goal: a right-wing majority on the U.S. Supreme Court.

from To the Point

The Supreme Court today struck down a Ninth Circuit Court decision on the California law called The Reproductive FACT Act.

A win for anti-abortion forces, as Supreme Court rules on crisis pregnancy centers

The Supreme Court today struck down a Ninth Circuit Court decision on the California law called The Reproductive FACT Act.

from 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.

Sen. Al Franken resigns after sexual harassment accusations

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

from Left, Right & Center

“Draining the swamp” was a popular slogan, and President Trump has made good on his promise.  Crucial firings and resignations have hit almost every department.

from To the Point

Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today the House Judiciary Committee heard from four legal experts on what constitutes an impeachable offense, and whether Trump’s actions related to Ukraine fit the mold.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When political protesters were gunned down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, was it a victory or a defeat for President Trump?

from To the Point

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California Democratic senator announced today she’s suspending her campaign for president, exactly two months before the Iowa caucus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The public impeachment hearings roll on.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

What’s President Trump’s track record on libel lawsuits anyway?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers