In this podcast, I sit down with Dahlia Lithwick to talk about the bubbling election law disputes, including four which made it to the Supreme Court such as Texas’s controversial voter id case.
And here’s more information about Dahlia’s regular “Amicus” podcast and the first four episodes:
Posted: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:16:56 +0000
On Ep. 4 of Amicus, a pre-election special. Dahlia sits down with UC Irvine law professor Rick Hasen, founder of Election Law Blog, to survey the landscape of state voter ID laws. They consider the effect of recent headlines on voters’ confidence in elections, as well as the enduring curiosity of judicial elections in America.
Posted: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:32:02 +0000
On Ep. 3 of Amicus, Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick talks with the New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin about his recent interview with President Obama on Obama’s judicial legacy. Then Dahlia welcomes Roberta Kaplan, the lawyer who won last year’s DOMA case U.S. vs. Windsor, and who’s now fighting for same-sex marriage in the South.
Posted: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:42:15 +0000
On Ep. 2 of Amicus, Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick and former acting solicitor general Walter Dellinger discuss the Surpreme Court’s recent non-decisions about abortion and voter I.D. laws. Then Dahlia talks with Joan Biskupic, author of a new biography of Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Posted: Sat, 11 Oct 2014 05:14:11 +0000
On Ep. 1 of Amicus, Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick discusses the opening of the Surpreme Court’s new term with Tom Goldstein, publisher of SCOTUSblog. Dahlia also welcomes Douglas Laycock, who argued the case of a Muslim prisoner who wants to grow a beard.