Feb 092012

Dahlia Lithwick speaking at the Charlottesville Senior Center.

In this podcast, Dahlia Lithwick, a renowned journalist and expert on the Supreme Court, addresses such questions as, “What health reform cases will be coming up in this important election year?” and “What other major cases are in the pipeline?”.

Ms. Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate Magazine, and in that capacity, writes the “Supreme Court Dispatches” and “Jurisprudence” columns. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other publications. She received the Online News Association’s award for online commentary in 2001 and again in 2005 for a series she co-authored on torture.

Dahlia was the first online journalist invited to serve on the Steering Committee for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. She was editor of The Best American Legal Writing of 2009 and the co-author of “Me v. Everybody: Absurd Contracts for an Absurd World,” a legal humor book. In addition, she has written “I Will Sing Life: Voices from the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp,” a book about seven children from Paul Newman’s camp with life-threatening illnesses. She lives in Charlottesville with her husband and two sons.

Ms. Lithwick spoke before a packed house Wednesday.

Ms. Lithwick spoke at the Wednesday, February 8, 2012 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Charlottesville Senior Center. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV board member Grace Zisk.

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2.14.11 Journalist and author from Slate and Newsweek Dahlia Lithwick joins Coy to discuss her recent column on Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s efforts to strike down President Obama’s health care reform bill. Is the entire bill unconstitutional? If not, what parts are? Get all the insights from one of the expert journalists covering the issue.

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Dahlia Lithwick, a columnist from Slate.com and Newsweek, joined Coy Barefoot to discuss the National Political landscape.