Dahlia Lithwick

Senior Editor, Slate

Seventh annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United StatesDahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate, and in that capacity, she 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 places. She received the Online News Association?s award for online commentary in 2001 and again in 2005, for a series she coauthored on torture, and she was the first online journalist invited to serve on the Steering Committee for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. She is co-author of Me v. Everybody: Absurd Contracts for an Absurd World, a legal humor book, and I Will Sing Life: Voices from the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a book about seven children with life-threatening illnesses from Paul Newman's camp. She is a graduate of Yale College and Stanford Law School.