Renowned Author and Journalist Dahlia Lithwick to Present at Northeastern Law’s 2023 Brown Forum | Women in the Law Conference


12.16.22 — Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate and author of  Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle To Save America,  will deliver a special presentation at Northeastern Law’s 15th annual Brown Forum | Women in the Law Conference on Friday, May 5, 2023. She will be joined in conversation by Deena Hurwitz ’96, a leading human rights attorney. This dynamic gathering draws women from every level of professional development and accomplishment, providing career guidance, unparalleled professional development advice and networking. Women from across the country join us every year for this special day dedicated to empowerment, enrichment and enlightenment. Our 2023 theme is Women’s Rights are Human Rights. 

Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate and, in that capacity, has been writing its Supreme Court Dispatches and Jurisprudence columns since 1999 and hosts the podcast Amicus. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesHarper’sThe New YorkerThe Washington PostThe New Republic and Commentary. Lithwick hosts Amicus, Slate’s award-winning biweekly podcast about the law and the Supreme Court.

In 2018, Lithwick received the American Constitution Society’s Progressive Champion Award and the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis. Lithwick won a 2013 National Magazine Award for her columns on the Affordable Care Act. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2018. Lithwick has held visiting faculty positions at the University of Georgia Law School, the University of Virginia School of Law and the Hebrew University Law School in Jerusalem. She has appeared on CNN, ABC, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show and is a frequent guest on The Rachel Maddow Show. Lithwick earned her BA in English from Yale University and her JD from Stanford University. 

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