In ‘Lady Justice,’ Dahlia Lithwick profiles women who used the rule of law to challenge Trumpism
When Donald Trump became president, a group of women dedicated themselves to challenging his administration – using the rule of law.
“These women attorneys didn’t sit around workshopping, they just helicoptered in and saved democracy. And I think we forget how much we won.”
Journalist Dahlia Lithwick profiles some of those women in her new book Lady Justice … from the birth of Trumpism to the death of Roe v. Wade.
And Lithwick wants her book to play its part.
“I guess I think of it as a blueprint for fighting. But it’s a pink book, I should be clear, so it’s probably a pinkprint.”
Today, On Point: Dahlia Lithwick and “Lady Justice.”
Excerpt from Lady Justice, by Dahlia Lithwick. Reprinted with permission. All Rights Reserved.
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