Mar 262016
 

Dahlia Lithwick

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Slate Magazine courts and legal writer Dahlia Lithwick about the SCOTUS vacancy left by Justice Scalia’s death, Obama’s nominee Judge Merrick Garland, and the upcoming term.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

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Nov 132015
 

Dahlia Lithwick speaking at the Senior Center in Charlottesville.

In this podcast, Slate Magazine senior editor Dahlia Lithwick recaps highlights from the Supreme Court’s last term, previews the new term, and talks about current big themes.

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate Magzine, and in that capacity, writes the Supreme Court Dispatches and Jurisprudence columns. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other places. She won a 2013 National Magazine Award for her columns on the Affordable Care Act.

Lithwick has been twice awarded an Online Journalism Award for her legal commentary and was the first online journalist invited to be on the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Ms. Lithwick has testified before Congress about access to justice in the era of the Roberts Court. She has appeared on CNN, ABC, The Colbert Report, and is a frequent guest on The Rachel Maddow Show. Ms. Lithwick earned her BA from Yale University and her JD degree from Stanford University. She is currently working on a book about the four women justices of the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Lithwick spoke at the Friday November 13, 2015 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV President Bob McGrath.

Sep 102014
 

Dalhia Lithwick speaking at the Senior Center in Charlottesville.

Dahlia Lithwick recaps the highlights of the last Supreme Court term and gives a brief preview of the term to come.

Dahlia 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 New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other places. 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 and was the first online journalist invited to be on the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Ms. Lithwick has testified before Congress about access to justice in the era of the Roberts Court. She has appeared on CNN, ABC, The Colbert Report, and is a frequent guest on The Rachel Maddow Show. Ms. Lithwick earned her BA from Yale University and her JD degree from Stanford. She is currently working on a book about the four women justices of the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Lithwick spoke at the Wednesday, September 10, 2014 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV board member Grace Zisk.

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.

Feb 142011
 

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.

Dec 142010
 

12.14.10 Journalist and Author from Slate and Newsweek Dahlia Lithwick joins Coy to discuss the latest on the “individual mandate” portion of the health care reform being ruled unconstitutional. Lithwick talks in extensive detail about what the victory means for the Cuccinelli camp, and she also comments on how long the process of clearing up the legal confusion around this ruling will take.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Dahlia Lithwick

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Mar 192009
 

Dahlia Lithwick is a contributing editor at Slate and a columnist with Newsweek. She joins Coy Barefoot on this episode of WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” to talk about the latest legal news.

Dahlia Lithwick joins Coy Barefoot to discuss National Politics

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Sep 242008
 

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