An Argument For More Female Justices

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Dahlia Lithwick, contributing editor for Newsweek and senior writer for Slate.com, believes the Supreme Court needs more female justices.

In her article for Slate, "The Fairer Sex," Lithwick outlines possible differences in the way men and women think about and rule on cases. Fortunately, she sees "an embarrassment of female talent" for President Obama to choose from when he must make an appointment.

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