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Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate where she writes the Supreme Court Dispatches and Jurisprudence columns. Her...

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Laurence Colletti

Laurence Colletti serves as the producer at Legal Talk Network where he combines his passion for web-based media with...

Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate sits down with Laurence Colletti, producer for Legal Talk Network. Together, they discuss the isolation of the Supreme Court and difficulty getting in front of that tribunal. Dahlia suggests that a certain type of lawyer with a certain type of case stands a much better chance of attaining an appearance for their client. In addition, Dahlia and Laurence talk about decorum within the court, political leanings of the justices, and whether or not the last session leaned left or right. Tune in to hear Dahlia’s predictions for the upcoming session as well as her favorite SCOTUS author.

Discussed in this Episode:

  • Isolation of the Supreme Court
  • Decorum of the Court
  • Adam Liptak
  • Joan Biskupic
  • Nina Totenberg

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate where she writes the Supreme Court Dispatches and Jurisprudence columns. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Commentary. She’s made appearances on CNN, ABC, The Colbert Report, and the Rachel Maddow Show. She is currently the host of Slate’s Amicus podcast which covers the U.S. Supreme Court and is working on a book about the four women justices on that tribunal.

Episode Details
Published: October 27, 2015
Podcast: On the Road
Category: Legal Technology
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On the Road
On the Road

Recorded on the conference floor, "On the Road" includes highlights and interviews from popular legal events.

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