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Linda Fairstein

Pop Culture, Law & Order and Really Smart People: A Great Day at the Office

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 12.08.2015 | Weird News
Rachel Braun Scherl

What do you get when you mix the following? Susan Lucci (Erica Kane from All My Children); Linda Fairstein, best-selling author and brilliant former ...

Psychology in Fiction

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.17.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Over the last few years, I've been writing fiction. For decades, I've been a psychiatrist. As a novelist, I now write with a reader's sensibility, and read with a writer's eye. I'm struck by the degree to which fiction and psychology share certain crucial elements.

'Cane and Abe': A Talk with James Grippando

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.20.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Soon after graduating from law school, James Grippando worked on a number of appeals in death penalty cases, an experience that later served him in writing his first published novel, The Pardon.

A Wedding Thriller

Linda Fairstein | Posted 12.31.2014 | Weddings
Linda Fairstein

I met Mike Goldberg the first day of law school at the University of Virginia in September, 1969. By virtue of the alphabet, the F's and G's were separated into a small section for one of our subjects.

"Identity": A Talk With Ingrid Thoft

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.30.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ingrid Thoft's just-released novel, Identity, involves thorny legal and psychological issues raised by a single mother, Renata Sanchez, who was impregnated by artificial insemination.

The Central Park $40 Million

Thea Johnson | Posted 08.27.2014 | Crime
Thea Johnson

The payoff for the rest of us will come if the very expensive lessons learned from the case prevent this kind of injustice from happening again.