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Dahlia Lithwick

Senior Editor

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate where she writes the columns “Supreme Court Dispatches” and “Jurisprudence.” She has covered many legal issues, including the Microsoft trial, female jurisprudence, and judicial ethics on the Supreme Court, and more recently the Troy Davis death penalty case. Before joining Slate, she worked for a family law firm in Nevada and clerked for Procter Hug, chief justice of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, Commentary, The New York Times, Harpers, the New Yorker, and Newsweek. Ms. Lithwick received a B.A. degree in English from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

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