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
A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.
Nov. 27from 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.
Nov. 28from To the Point
Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.
Dec. 6from 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.
Dec. 4from 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?
Dec. 5from To the Point
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.
Nov. 7from 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.
Dec. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The public impeachment hearings roll on.
Nov. 20from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
What’s President Trump’s track record on libel lawsuits anyway?
Nov. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers