Dahlia Lithwick

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Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate, where she has written her "Supreme Court Dispatches" and "Jurisprudence" columns since 1999. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The New Republic and Commentary, among other places. She is host of “Amicus,” Slate’s award-winning biweekly podcast about the law and the Supreme Court.

In 2018 Lithwick received the American Constitution Society’s Progressive Champion Award, and the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis. She won a 2013 National Magazine Award for her columns on the Affordable Care Act. She has been twice awarded an Online Journalism Award for her legal commentary. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October of 2018.

Lithwick earned her B.A. in English from Yale University and her J.D. degree from Stanford University. She is currently working on a new book, “Lady Justice,” for Penguin Press.

Dahlia Lithwick teaches the short course The Supreme Court: Before, During and After Ruth Bader Ginsburg.



  • J.D.
    Stanford Law School
  • B.A.
    Yale University

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