Catalogue of Articles

Ronald Goldfarb has written monthly book reviews for the Washington Lawyer for 15 years, writes a column CapitaLetters regularly for the online literary journal Washington Independent Review of Books  (http://www.wirob.com/), blogs regularly for The Hill’s Pundits Blog (http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog), as well as for other print and online media.

Year Month/Day Title Periodical
2017 November 17

Quantum Storytelling- Journalist/author David Ignatius does it again.

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/quantum-storytelling

CapitaLetters

WIROB

2017 November

WITHOUT RFK: Senator's Absence Resonates With Americans - a review of

The Revolution of Robert Kennedy BY John R. Borer

Washington Lawyer

2017 October

DIVIDED WE LIVE: How Our Government Segregated America

A Review of "The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein

Washington

Lawyer

2017 August 25

How the Russia Investigation Could Turn on 50-Year-Old Court Case

http://prospect.org/article/how-russia-investigation-could-turn-50-year-old-court-case 

The American Prospect
2017 August

A Fresh Look at Prison Reform

Review of "Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform" by John F. Pfaff

Washington Lawyer
2017 June 26

"Can you hold a member of the executive branch in contempt of Congress?"

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/339489-can-you-hold-a-member-of-the-executive-branch-in 

The Hill
2017 June 7

CapitaLetters - "The Indomitable Ignatius: Celebrating one of DC's finest journalist-authors"

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/the-indomitable-ignatius  

Washington Independent Review of Books
2017 June

"When the Fourth Estate Collaborates with the State" A review of Joel Whitney's FINKS: HOW THE CIA TRICKED THE WORLD'S BEST WRITERS

Washington Lawyer
2017 May 19

Catch him if we can: How Edward Snowden can help solve our cyber woes

The Hill 
2017 May

Review: Bobby Kennedy: A Liberal Icon with Mass Appeal

Bobby Kennedy by Larry Tye

Washington Lawyer
2017 April 25

Give Trump the Silent Treatment

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/media/330400-give-trump-the-silent-treatment 

The Hill
2017 April

Review: How to Judge a Whistleblower

How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man And the Theft

by Edward Jay Epstein

Washington Lawyer
2017 March

Review: Power in Numbers A Look at how women are making power shifts happen

Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works 

by Jay Newton-Small

Washington Lawyer
2017 February 17

CapitaLetters - "View from the Outside" A soliloquy from the previously unborn narrator of Ian McEwan's Nutshell

 

Washington Independent Review of Books
2017 February 9-15

Opinion: First Amendment is Alive and Well

Alexandria Gazette Packet
2017 February

About Authorial Identity

AWP: The Writer's Chronicle
2017 February

Review: When Freedom Isn't Free - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Washington Lawyer
2017 January 13, 2017

CapitaLetters: He Had A Dream - A look at Kitty Kelley's new book, Martin's Dream Day.

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/he-had-a-dream 

Washington Independent Review of Books
2017 January 11, 2017

JUST CONCLUSION IN THE SNOWDEN CASE: Edward Snowden deserves a plea bargain that balances his interests with those of the U.S. government.

http://prospect.org/article/just-conclusion-snowden-case 

American Prospect
2017 January

Review: Lessons From a Bloody Revolt, 45 years after Attica, cry for prison reform persists.

Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson

Washington Lawyer
2016 December 23 

CapitaLetters: Lost in Translation

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/lost-in-translation

Washington Independent Review of Books
2016 November 1

Former Justice Official: Mismanagement by Lynch, Comey over Clinton emails

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/presidential-campaign/303827-former-justice-official-mismanagement-by-lynch-comey

The Hill
2016 November

Review: IN HER OWN WORDS, A Panoramic look at Justice Ginsburg's life story and legal career.

My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Washington Lawyer
2016 October 

Review: WHEN LAW & LITERATURE MEET

The Ulysses Trials by Joseph M. Hassett

Washington Lawyer
2016 September

CapitaLetters: Two Informative Books about Writing: These recent releases offer insights into the literary life

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/2-informative-books-about-writing

Washington Independent Review of Books
2016 September

Review: THE LYNCHING: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, by Laurence Leamer

Washington Lawyer
2016 August 26

CapitaLetters: Name Recognition: An appreciation and critique of "brand" books

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/name-recognition

Washington Independent Review of Books
2016 July/August

Reviews: MISSION FAILURE & THE WORLD IN THE POST WAR ERA, by Michael Mandelbaum

AMERICA'S WAR FOR THE GREATER MIDDLE EAST: A MILITARY HISTORY, by Andrew J. Bacevich

Washington Lawyer
2016 July 22

CapitaLetters: Remembering Robert F. Kennedy's Transformation

Review of Bobby Kennedy: Making of a Liberal Icon, by Larry Tye

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/remembering-robert-f.-kennedys-transformation 

Washington Independent Review of Books
2016 July 1

CapitaLetters:Tennis, Anyone?

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/features/tennis-anyone

Washington Independent Review of Books
2016 May

Review: INCARCERATION NATIONS by

Baz Dreisinger

Washington Lawyer
2016 April Review: Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court's History and the Nation's Constitutional Dialogue by Melvin I. Urofsky Washington Lawyer
2016 March 16 CapitaLetters: My Dinner with Pat Conroy Washington Independent Review of Books
2016 March Review: Power Wars by Charlie Savage Washington Lawyer
2016 February 22 Opinion: Privacy and law enforcement butt heads in iPhone case Miami Herald
2016 February Review: The Crossing by Michael Connelly Washington Lawyer
2015 December Review: VENDETTA Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa by James Neff Washington Lawyer
2015 November Review: The Quartet by Joseph J Ellis Washington Lawyer
2015 November 6

CapitaLetters: The Right to Write = Kitty Kelley, Frank Sinatra, and the First Amendment

Washington Independent Review of Books
2015 October Review: The Cartel by Don Winslow Washington Lawyer
2015 September Review: The English Spy by Daniel Silva Washington Lawyer
2015 July 21 CapitaLetters: "The Kings of Sport - Recalling the masters who elevated sports writing to an art Washington Independent Review of Books
2015 June Review: Unfair - The New Science of Criminal Injustice by Adam Benforado Washington Lawyer
2015 May Review: Too Big to Jail by Brandon L Garrett Washington Lawyer
2015 March 4 CapitaLetters: "Malfeasance on an Epic Scale - A look at Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War by James Risen Washington Independent Review of Books
2015 March Interview: "Q & A: Ronald Goldfarb on Legal Fiction Writing" by David O'Boyle Washington Lawyer
2015 February Review: "Gray Mountain" John Grisham Washington Lawyer
2015 January 6 CapitaLetters: "Death of a Gentleman: Remembering Senator Ed Brooke 1919-2015"  Washington Independent Review of Books
2015 January Review: "The Burning Room" by Michael Connelly Washington Lawyer
2015 January 2 CapitaLetters: "The Sophomore Slump" Mark Leibovich's Citizens of the Green Room  Washington Independent Review of Books 
2014 December 2

CapitaLetters: "Sand, Surf, and Seminars"

Washington Independent Review of Books
2014 December

Review: "The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House" by Chuck Todd

Washington Lawyer
2014 November

Review: "The Second Amendment" by Michael Waldman

Washington Lawyer
2014 September 26

CapitaLetters: "Notes on a Scandal"

A look at The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It by John W. Dean

Washington Independent Review of Books
2014 September

Writing Under Another Name

AWP The Writer's Chronicle
2014 September

Review: "Midnight in Europe" by Alan Furst and "The Director" by David Ignatius

Washington Lawyer
2014 July/August

Review: "The Rule of Nobody" by Philip K. Howard

Washington Lawyer
2014 June 26

CapitaLetters "A Spy for All Seasons"

Washington Independent Review of Books
2014 May Review: "Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy" by Rahul Sagar Washington Lawyer
2014 May 12 CapitaLetters "No Place to Hide" by Glenn Greenwald
Washington Independent Review of Books
2014 April Review: "Sycamore Row" by John Grisham Washington Lawyer
2014 March 12 CapitaLetters "Patriot or Traitor?" Washington Independent Review of Books
2014 February 8 CapitaLetters  "Rereading Charles McCarry" Washington Independent Review of Books
2014 February Review: The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly Washington Lawyer
 2014 January 8 CapitaLetters  "My Promised Land" by Ari Shavit Washington Independent Review of Books 
2014 January Review: Reflections on Judging by Richard A. Posner Washington Lawyer
2013 December 20

CapitaLetters Double Down: Game Change 2012 by

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann

Washington Independent Review of Books
2013 December Review: American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution by Garrett Epps Washington Lawyer
2013 November 27 CapitaLetters The Kennedy Library, Part 2 Washington Independent Review of Books

2013

November 20

CapitaLetters The Kennedy Library

Washington Independent Review of Books

2013

November

Review: Rise of the Warrior Cop by Radley Balko

Washington Lawyer

2013

October

The Late Great Elmore Leonard

AWP The Writer's Chronicle

2013

October

Review: The Shanghai Factor by  Charles McCarry

Washington Lawyer

2013

October/November

The Changing Publishing Landscape: Merger to Challenge Amazon's Monopoly

The Writer’s Chronicle

2013

September

Review: A Delicate Truth by John le Carre

Washington Lawyer

2013

August

Review: Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the March on Washington by Kitty Kelley

Washington Independent Review of Books

2013

June

Review: The Roberts Court by Marsha Coyle

Washington Lawyer

2013

May

Review: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

Washington Lawyer

2013

April

Article: Electronic Revolution: What's its Impact on Books and Lawyers?

Washington Lawyer

2013

February

Review: Failing Law Schools

Washington Lawyer

2013

February

The Changing Publishing Landscape

The Writer’s Chronicle

2013

January

Review: WHAT MONEY CAN'T BUY

Washington Lawyer

2012

December

Review: THE OATH

Washington Lawyer

2012

November

Review: IN CHAMBERS: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices

Washington Lawyer

2012

September

The Battle Over Electronic Publishing

The Writer’s Chronicle

2012

July 25

Review: Watergate:   The Hidden History, Nixon, The Mafia and the CIA

Washington Independent   Review of Books

2012

July/August

Review: CRIME and GUILT

Washington Lawyer

2012

June

Review: THE NEW JIM CROW

Washington Lawyer

2012

May

What Writers Need to Know About Electronic Publishing

The Writer’s Chronicle

2012

May

Review: THE OPERATORS

Washington Lawyer

2012

April 24

Review: Castro’s   Secrets: The CIA and Cuba’s Intelligence Machine

Washington   Independent Review of Books

2012

April

Review: CONVICTING THE INNOCENT

Washington Lawyer

2012

March 8

Review: Anatomy of Justice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong

Washington Independent Review of Books

2012

March

Review: MAUTHAUSEN TRIAL

Washington Lawyer

2012

February

Review: TOP SECRET AMERICA

Washington Lawyer

2012

January

Review: JAMES MADISON

Washington Lawyer

2011

December

Review: FIRST   THING WE DO, LET’S DEREGULATE ALL THE LAWYERS

Washington Lawyer

 

2011

November 1

TIME TO CLEAN UP THE SUPREME COURT

SALON 

2011

November 10

DID CAIN’S ACCUSER ACT ETHICALLY?

SALON

2011

October

Review: JERSEY LAW

Washington Lawyer

2011

September

Review: Lost Memory of Skin 

Washington   Independent Review of Books

2011

September

Art and Politics:   The Wagner Question

Washington   Independent Review of Books

2011

September

Review: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE PRESS

Washington Lawyer

2011

July

Review: POPULAR CRIME

Washington Lawyer

 

2011

June

Review: THE FIFTH WITNESS

Washington Lawyer 

2011

May

Review: WE MUST NOT BE AFRAID TO BE FREE

Washington Lawyer

2011

April

Review:   MARSHALLING JUSTICE

Washington Lawyer

2011

March

Review: THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF ZEUS

Washington Lawyer

2011

February

Review: SPINNING THE LAW

Washington Lawyer 

2011 

January

Review: RUNNING THE   BOOKS

Washington Lawyer 

2010

December

Review: TORTURE   TERROR AND TRADE-OFFS

Washington Lawyer

2010

November

Review: WASHINGTON RULES

Washington Lawyer

2010

October

Review: SCORPIONS

Washington Lawyer

2010

September

Review: LYNDON B.   JOHNSON

Washington Lawyer

2010

August 4

Mr. President, Quit Afghanistan,Too

USA Today

2010

June

Review: INNOCENT

Washington Lawyer

2010

May

Review: PULITZER

Washington Lawyer

2010

April 12

"Secrets of the Catholic Church" The Vatican's confidentiality policies have impeded attempts to expose and punish wrongdoings.

National Law Journal

2010

April

Review: GAME CHANGE

Washington Lawyer

2010

March

Review: CHURCHILL

Washington Lawyer

2010

February

Review: WOODROW WILSON-A Biography

Washington Lawyer

2010

January

Review: THE CONSTITUTION IN 2020

Washington Lawyer

2009

December

Review:   JUSTICE-What's The Right Thing To Do 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

November 23

Terrorism: Two Perspectives on Prosecution  

National Law Journal

The National Law   Journal

2009

November

 Review: LETHAL LOGIC

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

November 1

Review: America’s Favorite Israeli Spy Returns "The Defector" By Daniel Silva  

Moment Magazine

2009

October/November

Unfair Use 

The Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's Chronicle

2009

October

Review: THE SCARECROW, SOUTH OF BROAD, THE DEFECTOR 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

September

Review: BRANDEIS-A LIFE 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

September/October

Review: LOUIS D. BRANDEIS-A LIFE 

Moment Magazine

Moment Magazine

2009

June

Review: A SAINT ON DEATH ROW: The Story of Dominique Green

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

May

Review: PLAIN, HONEST MEN: The Making of the American Constitution 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

April

Review: TRAITOR TO HIS CLASS: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

March

Review: THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL SOCIETY 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

February 22

State Secrets? Let the Courts Weigh In. 

Washington Post 

Washington Post

2009

February

Review: THE ASCENT OF MONEY 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2009

January 5

BLOGS & STORIES:  The Mob Did It (We Think) 

 

The Daily Beast

2009

January

Review: THE   IMPORTANCE OF BEING HONEST-HOW LYING, SECRECY, AND HYPOCRISY COLLIDE WITH TRUTH IN LAW 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

December

 Review: HOLDING BISHOPS ACCOUNTABLE

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

December

Literary Rejection 

The Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's   Chronicle

2008

November

 Review: THE NIGHT OF THE GUN

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

November 22

BLOGS & STORIES "Laying Down the Law"

What Obama can learn about justice from his predecessors.

 
 

The Daily Beast

2008

November 11

BLOGS & STORIES "Bush Memoir Will Be a Hit" 

 

The Daily Beast

2008

October

Review: CLAIM OF PRIVILEGE:; A Mysterious Plane Crash, A Landmark Supreme Court Case, and the Rise of State Secrets Washington Lawyer

2008

September

Review: THE SPIES OF WARSAW and MOSCOW RULES 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

July/August

Review: A PATENT LIE AND A CURE FOR NIGHT 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

June

Review: STRANGE   BEDFELLOWS: How Late Night Comedy Turns Democracy Into A Joke

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

May

 Review: THE RISE OF THE CONSERVATIVE LEGAL MOVEMENT: The Battle for Control of the Law

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

April

 Review: LAW LIT: From Atticus Finch to The Practice A Collection of Great Writing about the Law

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

March

 Review: THE NEXT JUSTICE: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

February

Review: BEYOND THE BIG FIRM and MAKING WAVES AND RIDING THE CURRENT 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2008

January

 Review: UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

December

 Review: DEATH BY RODRIGO

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

November

 Review: A MORE PERFECT CONSTITUTION

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

October

 Review:   Christopher's Ghosts

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

September

Review: A NATION OF SECRETS 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

July 16

 Review: Op ED:   Court is Final Arbiter of Executive Privilege

USA Today

USA Today

2007

July/August

 Review: OFF THE   RECORD and WE'RE ALL JOURNALISTS NOW

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

June

Review: THE LITTLE   BOOK OF PLAGIARISM 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

May 2

 Op-Ed: The Politics of Justice

USA Today

USA Today

2007

May 2

The Forum: "Crossing a Line at Justice"

USA Today

2007

May

 Review: RELENTLESS PURSUIT

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

March

 Review: THE JUDGES

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

February

Review: OUR   UNDEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTION 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2007

January

Review: BLOOD   MONEY 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

December

Review: A LIFE IN SECRETS: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of World War II

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

November

Review: NOT A SUICIDE PACT: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

October 26

Op-Ed: An   Opportunity for Shared Sacrifice with Hodding Carter 

USA Today

USA Today

2006

October

Review: MARCH by Geraldine Brooks

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

September

Review: THE MOST DEMOCRATIC BRANCH: How the Courts Serve America 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

July/August

 Review: ERRORS AND OMISSIONS

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

July/August

Review: The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst

Washington Lawyer

2006

May

 Review: THE CHOSEN: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion in Harvard, Yale & Princeton

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

March/April

 Much Ado About Something

 

The Writer's Chronicle

2006

March

 Review: PAST IMPERFECT - Facts, Fictions, Fraud - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis & Goodwin

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2006

February

Review: How Lawyers Lose Their Way - A Profession Fails Its Creative Minds Washington Lawyer

2006

February

The Morality of Authors 

 Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's Chronicle

2006

January

 Review: THE LINCOLN LAWYER

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

December

 Review: A VOICE FOR THE DEAD by James E Starrs with Katherine Ramsland

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

November

Review: THE TRIAL A History from Socrates to OJ Simpson by Sadakat Kadri 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

October/November

Book Clubs 

 Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's Chronicle

2005

October

 Review: OBJECTION! by Nancy Grace with Diane Clehane

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

September

 Article: Taking the Stand: Reporters' Privileges and Responsibilities

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

July/August

Review: AMERICAN PROMETHEUS: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird & Martin J. Sherwin 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

June

 Review: SPEAKING FREELY by Floyd Abrams

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

May/Summer

 The Truth About Biography

 Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's Chronicle

2005

May

 Review: PRINCE OF FIRE by Daniel Silva

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

April

 Review: WITNESS by Amber Frey

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2005

February

Televising the Supreme Court

Trial

2005

January

 Review: Courting Justice From NY Yankees v. Major League Baseball to Bush v. Gore 1997-2000

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

December

 Review: In The Interest of Justice

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

November

 Televising The Supreme Court

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

Oct/Nov

 Art and Commerce

Writer's Chronicle 

Writer's Chronicle

2004

October

 Lawyers On Television

TRIAL (atla)

TRIAL (ATLA)

2004

October

 Right Wing Justice: Review

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

 

 Fred Rodell

YBDAL 

YBDAL

2004

July/August

 Review: The   Myth of Moral Justice

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

June

 Lawyers On   Television

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

April

 Books in the Law:   Mr. Paradise

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

April 4

 Find Out Who Said   What To Whom

Miami Herald 

Miami Herald

2004

March

Review: Eats, Shoots &   Leaves 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

February 12

Constitutional   Amendment of Gay Marriage 

 USA Today

USA Today

2004

February

 Taking the Stand: The End of Civility

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2004

January 5

 Pretrial Circus Threatens Justice

USA Today 

USA Today

2003

October/November

Truth In Art 

 Writer's Chronicle

Writer's Chronicle

2003

October

 Books in the Law:   Lazy B & The Majesty of the Law by Sandra Day O'Connor

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2003

July

 Books in the Law:   Democracy By Decree

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2003

June

Books in the Law:   Law In America 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2003

March

 Books in the Law:   Reversible Errors

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2003

February

Books in the Law:   The Trials of Lenny Bruce 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

 2003

 January

 Books in the Law: A Ghost's Memoir 

Washington Lawyer

Washington Lawyer

2002 October Review: Movies on Trial: The Legal System on the Silver Screen by Anthony Chase  Washington Lawyer Washington Lawyer
 2002  December  The Streets Where We Lived   Washingtonian  Washingtonian
2001 October  Who Is A Writer?   Writer's Chronicle Writer's Chronicle 
 2001 September  Finding the 31st Editor   Writer's Chronicle Writer's Chronicle 
2001 August 26 Who Is A Writer? It's Not a Federal Case    Washington Post  Washington Post
2001 February  The Electronic Marketplace for Writers   Writer's Chronicle Writer's Chronicle
 2000 December 4  No; Leave It To The Lawyers   USA Today USA Today
2000  November 30 High Court Should Be Open To TV    Newsday Newsday
 2000 August 1   A Tax Break for Writers  Writer's Chronicle  Writer's Chronicle
 1999  June 28  Echoes of Kennedy In Hillary's Run  New York Observer  New York Observer 
1999 April 20  Judge Wright's Wrong Washington Post   Washington Post
1998  December 8  Holocaust Lawyers  Washington Post   Washington Post
1998 January 9  The Contemptible Practice of Contempt  Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times
 1998    The Trial of the Century   Cosmos  Cosmos
1997 September 10  Summer Preserved  Washington Post Washington Post
1997 April 6

Good Lawyers, Bad Clients: Guilt by Association - Lawyers Should Be Judged by the Clients They Keep

 
Washington Post  Washington Post
1997 April 6 Guilt By Association  Washington Post  Washington Post
1996 November 24 Fix U.S. Politics, The Constitution Is Fine   Japan Times Japan Times
1996 November 17 The 11,000th Amendment  Washington Post  Washington Post
1996 July/August A Supreme Court That Welcomes Cameras  AJR  AJR
1996 May 19

A Look At...The Future of Drug Policy: Start The Cleanup, In Puerto Rico, an Effective, Humane Response to Dope-Dealing

 
Washington Post  Washington Post
1996 May 4  Op-Ed: The Invisible Supreme Court  New York Times New York Times
1996    JFK, RFK, The Mob and Dallas Cosmos  Cosmos
1996 April Review: Above The Law  Washington Monthly  Washington Monthly
1995 December 9 Did The Mob Kill JFK? It's Time to Find the Answer Before It's Too Late  Washington Post  Washington Post
1995 December 4 Heroes Can't Always Be Perfect  Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times
1995 December 3  His Bimini Experience Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times
1995 December 3  The Culture Wars "No Man A Hero to A Valet, Today We're All Valets" Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times
1995 December  The Wrong Villain  American  Judicial Review  American Judicial Review
1995 January 16 His Bimini Experience: The Face of God  Miami Herald  Miami Herald
1994 December 9 So You Want A Contract America?  Washington Post   Washington Post
1994 October 23  Put That Trial On TV Washington Post  Washington Post
1994 May 12  The Mob Conspiracy to Kill JFK Washington Post  Washington Post
1994 March 9 Counsel of Confusion  New York Times  New York Times
1993 November 21 Domestic Disarmament: It's Time to Take a Second Look at the Second Amendment   Washington Post Washington Post
1993 Winter  Supreme Court Limits Home Office Deductions SW  SW
1993 May  Bad Book Business WIW  WIW
1993 May 31  Mindless Sentencing Washington Post  Washington Post
1993 March 14  What The Mob Knew About JFK's Murder  Washington Post Washington Post
1993 March 3  When Publishers Unite, Authors Worry New York Times  New York Times
1993 January 3 Perspective on Jimmy Hoffa: Making a Folk Hero Out of a Thug  Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times 
1993 January 3  The Real Hoffa Story Goes Untold  Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times
1992 August 30 Rethinking Nation's War on Crime  Atlanta Constitution  Atlanta Constitution
1992 July 18 The Supreme Courts Buys P.C.  New York Times  New York Times
1992 June 3  Phil Stern's Gift Washington Post  Washington Post
1991 December 8  Law and Justice in Palm Beach Atlanta Constitution  Atlanta Constitution
1990 Winter/Spring  Tom Wolfe's Jurisprudence Criminal Justice Ethics  Criminal Justice Ethics
1990 September  Criminal Trials: How Public, Whose Public? Washington Lawyer  Washington Lawyer
1990 May

Malcolm's Con-Man Journalist Review of  "The Journalist and The Murderer" by Janet Malcolm

 
 Washington Journalism Review Washington Journalism
1990 February 26  The Bill of Rights Needs a Plug New York Times  New York Times
1990 January 26 Drug Legalization: Asking for Trouble by Robert L. DuPont and Ronald Goldfarb  Washington Post Washington Post
1989 October 2 The Morgan Case: What Congress Should Have Done  Washington Post  Washington Post
 1989  October 2   Claude Pepper: Minister for the People Atlanta Journal  Atlanta Journal
1989 April 2  The Letters of the Law Washington Post Book World  Washington Post Book World
1989 January 22  Avoiding Nostrums and Illusions in the War on Drugs Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times
1988  

The Writer's Rights, Or Whose First Amendment is it, Anyway? By Ronald Goldfarb and Gail Ross

 
 NY Times Book Review New York Times Book Review
1988 October 6 Crime: Old Whine, Old Bottles   New York Times New York Times
1988 August 8 We Are, All of Us, Free-Born Americans  Washington Post  Washington Post
1988 June 27  Salinger: Literary Bio Creates Bad Case Law Washington Times  Washington Times
1987 December 8  No Premature Pardons  Washington Post Washington Post
1987 Summer/Fall  Violence, Vigilantism, and Justice Criminal Justice Ethics  Criminal Justice Ethics
1987 July 8  In Contempt If It Wishes, Congress can just say: Washington Post  Washington Post
1987 March 4 Let's Skip the Courts-Martial  New York Times  New York Times
1986 September 4 Lake to Lake in Minnesota   New York Times New York Times
1985 October 17 Lawyers-Or Hired Guns?  Washington Post  Washington Post
1985 June 6 The Airman and the Carpenter  New York Times Review of Books  New York Times Review
1985 May 28  The Corporate Veil New York Times  New York Times
1985 May 12  Why Study Those Dirty Magazines? Washington Post  Washington Post
1985 February Interview: "Looking for an Agent: If You Want to Write a Book, There are Agents Here Who Know the City and Who Know What Sells" by Lynne Cheney   Washingtonian Washingtonian
1985 January Review: Preserving the Constitution - The Autobiography of Sen. Sam J. Ervin   Washington Post Washington Post
1984 May 31 Let's Bump Bumper Stickers  Washington Jewish Week  Washington Jewish Week
1984 May 25 Keep PR Out of the Courts   Washington Post  Washington Post
1984 May 25 Sinatra v. The First Amendment: Who Owns?    Washington Post Washington Post
1984 May 10 Hymie & Tyrone  Washington Jewish Week  Jewish Week
1983 April 21  Ethics, Fees and Hypocrisy  Washington Post  Washington Post
1983 January  "My Secretary, Hereinafter Referred to as Cuddles..." Crimes of legalese - in and out of court ABA Section of Litigation  ABA - Section of Litigation
 1980 February 12  The Hard Facts of Gun Control Have Yet To Hit   Chicago Daily Law Bulletin   Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
1980 May 5 Essay: U.S. Prisons: Myth vs. Mayhem Time Magazine
1980 May  U.S. Supreme Court Shouldn't Be Preserved Commercial Law Journal  Commercial Law Journal
1980 May  Review: THE BRETHREN by Woodward and Armstrong  Commercial Law Journal Commercial Law Journal
1979 November Interview of FCC Chairman  District Lawyer  District Lawyer
1979 November 7 GUNS-The State's Right To Bar Arms  Baltimore Sun  Baltimore Sun
1979 October/November "A Look at Michael Pertschuk" Interview by Ronald Goldfarb  District Lawyer  District Lawyer
1979 August 6 Energy, War and Wildflowers: Perspective  Chicago Law Bulletin  Chicago Law Bulletin
1979 July 30 Common Peril  Baltimore Sun  Baltimore Sun
1979 July 11  Charity Overseeing Poses Hard Questions Chicago Law Bulletin  Chicago Law Bulletin
1979 July 10  Overseeing Philanthropy Washington Post  Baltimore Sun
1979 June 10  On Writing Well Rocky Mountain News  Rocky Mountain News
1979 June 7  Trend Toward Plain English and Better Syndication  Syndication
1979 June 6  Clear Writing Represents Hard Work Washington Post  Baltimore Sun
1979 May 2 Containing The Law Explosion Baltimore Sun  Baltimore Sun
1979 April 9  America's New Class Baltimore Sun  Baltimore Sun
1979 March 13  Who Gets Bail-And Who Stays? Boston Globe  Boston Globe
1979 March 5 Crime and Bail   Baltimore Sun Baltimore Sun
1979 February 19 If Prison Isn't The Answer, Community Service  Des Moines Register  Des Moines Register
1979 February 17  On The Very Controversial Question of Lesbian Los Angeles Herald Examiner  Los Angeles Herald Examiner
1979 February 13 Alternatives to Imprisonment  Washington Post Baltimore Sun
1979 February 7 Alternatives to Prison Baltimore Sun
 1979  January 23  When Mother is a Lesbian  Newsday   Newsday
1979 January 8  Custody and Custom  Baltimore Sun Baltimore Sun
1979 January 5  Lesbianism Doesn't Make a Mother Unfit Chicago Law Bulletin  Chicago Law Bulletin
1978 December 8 Should Cults Be Given Closer Scrutiny?   Chicago Law Bulletin Chicago Law Bulletin
1978 December 5  Distinguishing 'Different' Religions from the Law Des Moines Register  Des Moines Register
1978 December 4  Cults, Sects and the First Amendment Baltimore Sun  Baltimore Sun
1978 November 7  Bizarre Jascalevich Trial Full of Ironies Daily Law Bulletin  Chicago Law Bulletin
1978 November 2 Capital Punishment: An enduring puzzle  Chicago Bulletin  Chicago Law Bulletin
1978 October 10 Capital Punishment: A Socially Useful Method   Bergen Record Bergen Record
1978 October 6 'Least Drastic Form' of Capital Punishment   Washington Post  Washington Post
1978 August Imported Farm Labor: How Growers Manipulate the System   Washington Post  Washington Post
1978 August 15 Farmers Playing a Shell Game with Migrants  Bergen NJ Record  The Bergen Record
1978 August 5 The Cynical Game That Puts Aliens In U.S. Farm     
1978 Summer 'My Secretary Hereafter Referred to as Mr. Cuddles"  Barrister  Barrister
1978 Summer Crimes of Legalese: In and Out of Court  Barrister  Barrister
1978 May/June Does an article have a legal 'right to life'?   Columbia Journalism Review Columbia Journalism Review
1978 May 3  A Non-Lawyer for the Supreme Court?  Washington Post  Washington Post
1978 February 4 When Merit Yields to Patronage   Washington Post  Washington Post
1978 January 21 Criminal Rehabilitation: It Can Work    Washington Post Washington Post
1977 December 3  Imaginative, Alternative Sentencing  Washington Post  Washington Post
1977 Fall  Two Standards of Justice  District Lawyer District Lawyer
1977 November 21  Voices From the Prison Suburbs  Washington Post  Washington Post
1977 November 6  With Friends Like These: The Bakke Case San Francisco Examiner WORLD  San Francisco Sunday Examiner
1977 September 10  Summer Preserved   Washington Post Washington Post
1977 June 27  Aaron Henry's Unending Quest for Equality  Washington Post  Washington Post
1977 June 4  Fair Play in the Fields  Washington Post  Washington Post
1977 Summer  Lawyer Language Litigation  Litigation
1977 January 28  Carterizing the Judiciary   Washington Post Washington Post
1977 January 11  First the Filet. Then Integrity for Dessert New York Times  New York Times
1976 December 20 A Farm Workers' Bill of Rights    Washington Post Washington Post
1976 November 17  Lawyers Guilty of 'Mumbo-Jumbo' Denver Post  Denver Post
1976 November 12  Lethal "Legalese"  Washington Post  Washington Post
1976 November 12  How Lawyers Murder English Sacramento Bee  Sacramento Bee
1976 November 10  Why do lawyers speak in a foreign language? The Record Bergen County NJ  The Record Bergen County NJ
1976 October 28  Lawyers and Their Language Loopholes  Washington Post  Washington Post
1976 October 7  U.S. Seen Lagging in Boosting State Aid for Farmworkers by Austin Scott  Washington Post Washington Post
1976 August 20  Two Wranglers  Washington Post  Washington Post
1976 July 24 The FBI Paradox   Washington Post  Washington Post
1976 July 1  Conflicting Orders: Migrant Fund Lag Scored by Fred Brown Denver Post  Denver Post
1976 May 26 Patty Hearst: The Quintessential Victim  Washington Post  Washington Post
1976 February 6 Teaching Lawyers to Write   Washington Post  Washington Post
1975 December 6  Trendy Crime: Will the Media Always Go Along  Washington Post  Washington Post
1975 November 16 'Mental Wink' At Victim Problem in Rape Cases by Sherry Johnson (Interview of Ronald Goldfarb)  Greensboro NC Daily News  Greensboro NC Daily News
1975 November 12 Attorney says alternative needed for prison system by Doug Waller (Interview)   Greensboro NC Record Greensboro Record
1975 October 29 Sunshine Act: Toward Congressional Openness    Washington Post Washington Post
1975 September 26  Vacation Reading: Far From A Vintage Year   Washington Post Washington Post
1975 September 7  An Alternative to Detention  Washington Post  Washington Post
1975 July 31  Farm is Accused of Hiring Children Under Legal Age by Donald Janson New York Times 

New York Times

1975 July 29 Committee Begins Inquiry on Charge of Bias by State Offices on Farm Jobs by Donald Janson  New York Times 

New York Times

1975 July 11  Migrant Labor Checked Hope Star (Ark.) 

Hope Star (Ark.)

1975 July 8  The Prescott Experience  Washington Post  Washington Post
1975 July 1  "Farmworkers and the Law" by Colman McCarthy  Washington Post Washington Post
1975 June 29  "Jails: The Ultimate Ghetto" by Ronald Goldfarb, review by Robert Sherrill New York Times  New York Times
1975 June 11  In the Public Interest Washington Post  Washington Post
1975 May 12  Aid for Migrants: New Employment Service Still in Early Stages by James McJunkins (Interview) Palm Beach Post  Palm Beach Post
1975 May 5  "Jails" by Ronald Goldfarb, Review by Harriet Van Horne "A National Scandal"   NY Post Magazine
1975 January 27 A Wrinkle in the Campaign Law  Washington Post   Washington Post
1975 January 8  Women and Crime  Washington Post Washington Post
1974 December 19 The Furlough Furor  Washington Post   Washington Post
1974 December 2  NO: A Permanent Special Prosecutor?  Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 November 3 "Attorney criticizes county jail's lack of programs" by Joyce Trent    The Sun Colorado Springs
1974 September 12  Pardons: The Way They Usually Work   Washington Post
1974 August 14  The View from Peaceful Valley Washington Post   Washington Post
1974 July 30  Are Watergate sentences fair? Washington Post   Washington Post
1974 July 10  Executive Privilege And The Public Interest Washington Post   Washington Post
1974 June 26  Watergate Sentences  Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 June 23 Book World: Please Pass The Guilt Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 June 2 The Contempt Power and Watergate  Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 May 16  A Prisoner at the Crossroads Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 April 21  Crime and the Media Washington Post Outlook  Washington Post
1974 March 31  Once There Were Giants Newsday  Newsday
1974 March 10  Formulating Impeachment Approach   Sunday Bulletin
1974 March 3  A Lawyer's Idea On Sentencing Convicts   Detroit Free Press 
1974 February 27  Impeachment Precedent Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 February 17  Free Press-Fair Trial and Watergate Washington Post  Washington Post
1974 January 6  The Permanent State of Emergency Washington Post Outlook  Washington Post
1974 January American Prisons: Self-Defeating Concrete  Psychology Today  Psychology Today
1973 December 27 Jobs Replace Jail Terms Washington Post  Washington Post
1973 October 12  Time Catches Willie Mays Washington Post  Washington Post
1973 October 7  Summer Rites and Rights  Washington Post Washington Post
1973 August 2  Rape and Law Reform Washington Post  Washington Post
1973 June 15  Trial and Prejudice  Washington Post Washington Post
1973 June 5 The Watergate Hearings: No Time For A Circus   Washington Post Washington Post
1973 May 11 Survivors of the System of Justice - Reviews of No Time for Dying & Victims of Justice Washington Post  Washington Post
1973 April 24 Prison Riots and Reform  Washington Post  Washington Post
1972 November 29 Criminal-Victim Encounter Proposed   St. Louis Globe Democrat St. Louis Globe-Democrat
1972 June 5 Op-Ed: Bobby Baker's Return  Washington Post Washington Post
1972 June 1 Cajun Cooking of New Orleans  Washington Post  Washington Post
1972 March 28 Minnesota Program: A Plan for Repaying Victims of Crime  Washington Post  Washington Post
1972 January 27 Super Supper in New Orleans  Washington Post  Washington Post
1972 January 20 Constructive-Destructive Proposal: A "Non-Architecture" Way to Prison Reform Washington Post  Washington Post
1971 December  Disaster Road: The American Prison System  Intellectual Digest Intellectual Digest
1971 December  The Voices Inside Juris Doctor  Juris Doctor
1971 November 21  Voices From Inside the Prisons Washington Post-Potomac Magazine  Washington Post
1971 October 12  How Maximum Can You Get? New York Times  New York Times
1971 September 25  The Need For A Way To Deal With Prison Grievances (with Linda Singer) Washington Post Washington Post
1971 July 27  Why Don't We Tear Down Our Prisons? Look Magazine  Look Magazine
1971 June 6  Just Ask the Man Who's Been There Washington Post  Washington Post
1971 March 14  Closing America's Debtor's Prisons Washington Post  Washington Post
1970-71    Redressing Prisoners' Grievances (with Linda Singer) George Washington Law Review  George Washington Law Review
1970 December 18  Compensation of Crime Victims (with Linda Singer) Washington Post Washington Post
1970 October 28  The Horror of Prisons  New York Times New York Times
1970 July 19  Weekends In Jail: A Useful Technique  Washington Post Washington Post
1970 June 24  A Clear Message From A Ghetto Walk Washington Post  Washington Post
1970   Maryland's Defective Delinquency Law and The Patuxent Institution (with Linda Singer)  Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic  Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 223
1970 March 21  Social Revolution May Bring About Prison Reform Washington Post  Washington Post
1970 March 1  A Brief for Preventive Detention New York Times Magazine  New York Times
1970 January 1  Different Ways To End Recidivism  Washington Post Washington Post
1969 December 13  The Conspiracy for Correctional Reform The New Republic  The New Republic
1969 November 16  On Courting Contempt Washington Post  Washington Post
1969 November 1  Prison: The National Poorhouse  The New Republic The New Republic
1969 October 9  A Plan to Ensure Judicious Judges  Washington Post Washington Post
1969 August 16  Legal Nonsense The New Republic  The New Republic
1969 July 23  Crime Gamesmanship   Washington Post Washington Post
1969 July 19  Rapping With Convicts  The New Republic The New Republic
1969 June 2  The Sad State of Prisons  Washington Post Washington Post
1969 May 29  A Sense of Déjà Vu Down at the D.C. Jail Washington Post  Washington Post
1969 March 18  Prison Philosophy in Sweden and U.S. Washington Post  Washington Post
1969 February 26  Do Our Jails Need An Ombudsman Washington Post  Washington Post
1969 February 2  The Sad State of Prisons  Washington Post Washington Post
1969 January 21  Question of Preventive Detention Washington Post  Washington Post
1969 January 4  Making Criminals  The New Republic The New Republic
1968 December 7 "There's a Clear Message to Be Heard in Jail Riots" 

 Washington Post

Washington Post
1968 July 13 "Crime Gamesmanship"  Book Review: The Crime War  By Robert M. Sipes 

Washington Post 

Washington Post 
1968 May 5  A Fifth Estate-Washington Lawyers New York Times Magazine  New York Times Magazine
1967 Sept 30 BOOKS AND THE ARTS  The New Republic  The New Republic
1967 August Legal Restraints on Crime New (with Alfred Friendly)   Freedom of Information Center Report Freedom of Information Center Report 185
1967 March Washington DC’s Jail: Capitol Crime   Coronet Coronet
1967   The Roles and Dilemmas of Counsel in Criminal Justice  Administration of Criminal Justic; Southern Regional Education Board  Administration of Criminal Justice; Southern Regional Education Board
1966 June Three Conscientious Objectors  American Bar Association Journal  ABA Journal
1966    A Reply to Professor Keeffe Federal Bar Journal  Federal Bar Journal
1966 May KENNEDY AND THE LIBERALS Washingtonian
1966 April  The D.C. Jail-Ten Keys To Reform Washingtonian  Washingtonian
1966 March 5  No Room in the Jail The New Republic  The New Republic
1965  October 16  The High Price of Civil Rights Protests The New Republic  The New Republic
1965    Civil Rights v. Civil Liberties: The Jury Trial Issue with Steve Lurzman UCLA Law Review  UCLA Law Review
1965 January 16   War on Justice  The New Republic The New Republic
 1964  December  Lawyers and the War Against Poverty American Bar Association Journal  ABA Journal
  1964  October 30  The Courts and TV Commonweal   Commonweal
1964 October 18

The Case of 'Trial by Press' by Anthony Lewis

 
 The NY Times Magazine The NY Times Magazine
  1964  August 2  Crime. Wealth & Justice The New Republic   The New Republic
 1964 June 6  The Bail Scandal  The New Republic The New Republic
 1964 February 29  Ensuring Fair Trials-The Impropriety of Publicity The New Republic  The New Republic
1964    Book Review: The Language of the Law Michigan Law Review  Michigan Law Review
1963 June  Publishing, Entertainment, Advertising Law Quarterly  Law Quarterly
 1962 December  The Constitution and Contempt of Court Michigan Law Review  Michigan Law Review
1961 Fall  The Varieties of the Contempt Power Syracuse University Law Review  Syracuse University Law Review
1961 April Public Information, Criminal Trials, and the Cause Celebre  NY University Law Review  New York University Law Review
1961 March  Contempt by Publication in the United States (with Professor R. Donnelly)  Modern Law Review The Modern Law Review
1961    The History of the Contempt Power Washington University Law Quarterly  Washington University Law Quarterly
1955 Fall  Symposium on Artificial Insemination Syracuse Law Review  Syracuse Law Review

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