Fault Lines
20 September 2017
  • Special Victims or Special Unit?

    by - Oct 20, 2016
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    October 20, 2016 (Fault Lines) —  For many years, my only connection to the series “Law and Order” (and its many spinoffs) was the introductory theme music. Once I heard those stern notes, I reached for...
  • A Lack Of “Conviction”

    by - Oct 7, 2016
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    October 7, 2016 (Fault Lines) —  A couple of weeks ago, I wrote several posts about HBO’s “The Night Of,” a miniseries depicting the investigation and prosecution of a murder in New York City. I did...
  • “The Night Of” Ends … Kinda

    by - Sep 6, 2016
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    September 6, 2016 (Fault Lines) — In a couple of previous posts, I reviewed episodes of the HBO crime series “The Night Of” from the perspective of a criminal defense lawyer, not as an entertainment critic....
  • The Night Of: An Opening Statement “Calorie-Free of Substance”

    by - Aug 16, 2016
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    August 16. 2016 (Fault Lines) — Another episode of “The Night Of” has aired on HBO. This one begins the trial of Naz (Riz Ahmed) for the murder of a young woman he picked up in his...