Meet Thane

Thane Rosenbaum is a law professor, legal and Middle East analyst, novelist, essayist, and Distinguished University Professor at Touro University, where he directs the Forum on Life, Culture & Society.

He is the author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction, including Saving Free Speech … from Itself; Payback: The Case for Revenge; and The Myth of Moral Justice: Why Our Legal System Fails to Do What’s Right. He edited the anthology, Law Lit: From Atticus Finch to The Practice: A Collection of Great Writing About the Law. His novels include, How Sweet It Is!; The Stranger Within Sarah Stein; The Golems of Gotham; Second Hand Smoke; and Elijah Visible.

He writes a twice-monthly essay for the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, for which he has received the Louis Rapoport Award for Excellence in Commentary, a once-monthly essay for the White Rose Magazine, and has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, L.A. Times, CNN, and the Daily Beast, among other publications.

He is the Legal Analyst for CBS News Radio, and is a frequent guest on various cable news shows on such topics as the Conflict in the Middle East, global anti-Semitism, terrorism, human rights, moral justice, and Holocaust memory. He hosts The Talk Show at the 92nd Street Y.