Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick | Law, Justice, and the Courts

A show about the law, and the nine Supreme Court justices who interpret it for the rest of America.

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High Crimes and Misdemeanors

Frank Bowman on impeachment--its history and meaning, and whether it’s meant to be so hard.


 2019-07-06  59m

Ready, Set, Gerrymander!

A round table round-up of the 2018 Supreme Court term with Dahlia Lithwick, Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern, Professor Pam Karlan of Stanford and Professor Leah Litman of the University of Michigan Law School. Analysis of the census case, the gerrymandering cases, and the down-docket items you might have missed, but whose repercussions you won’t.


 2019-06-29  41m

Trumpcast: An Interview With E. Jean Carroll

Dahlia Lithwick joins Trumpcast as a special guest co-host for an intimate conversation with journalist E. Jean Carroll, author of "What Do We Need Men For." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2019-06-28  38m

Flowers, Crosses, Clauses and Oaths

Present-tense SCOTUS decision analysis that reaches all the way back to the Magna Carta for context.


 2019-06-22  1h6m

Clarence Thomas Said What?

Adam Cohen on how the Supreme Court Justice picked up his thesis on eugenics, and ran with it, in the opposite direction.


 2019-06-08  44m

“Slouching Toward Gilead”

Surveying legislative assaults on the right to choose, and what guides the chief justice’s thinking about abortion.


 2019-05-25  1h8m

A Judge, on Judging

Federal Court Judge Robert Lasnik of the Western District of Washington on judicial self-governance, racial fairness in the courts and… Quoting Bob Dylan.


 2019-05-11  1h4m

The Fight for LGBTQ Protections Under the Civil Rights Act

Mark Joseph Stern guest hosts and digs into two cases in the Supreme Court this week. First, the court’s questioning if Title VII of the Civil Rights Act extends to LGBTQ protections. Then, the addition of the citizenship question on the 2020 census. Finally, Dahlia interviews Richard Rothestein, author of “The Color of Law”, about the history of residential segregation.  Podcast Production by Danielle Hewitt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2019-04-27  1h13m

Extra: Redactionist History

A Mueller report rundown with former Department of Justice spokesperson Matt Miller and Fordham Law Professor Jed Shugerman


 2019-04-18  25m

Death Penalty Dust-Ups at the High Court

The robes are on but the gloves are off when it comes to capital punishment.


 2019-04-13  49m