Thane Rosenbaum

Thane Rosenbaum

Distinguished Fellow and Director of Forum on Law, Culture & Society, NYU Law School

Thane Rosenbaum is an essayist, law professor, and author of the novels, How Sweet It Is!The Stranger Within Sarah SteinThe Golems of GothamSecond Hand Smoke, and Elijah Visible. His articles, reviews and essays appear frequently in the New York TimesWall Street JournalWashington PostHaaretzHuffington Post and Daily Beast, among other national publications.

He moderates an annual series of discussions on culture, world events and politics at the 92nd Street Ycalled The Talk Show.

He is a Distinguished Fellow at New York University School of Law where he directs the Forum on Law, Culture & Society.

He is the author of Payback: The Case for Revenge and The Myth of Moral Justice: Why Our Legal System Fails to Do What's Right. He is the editor of the anthology, Law Lit, from Atticus Finch to "The Practice,": A Collection of Great Writing about the Law. His forthcoming book is entitled The High Cost of Free Speech: Rethinking the First Amendment.