Michael Steven Smith

Michael Steven Smith is the author of several books, including Lawyers for the Left, In the courts, in the streets, and on the air and Notebook of a Sixties Lawyer: An Unrepentant Memoir and Selected Writings. He has co-edited, with Frances Goldin and Debby Smith Imagine Living in the Socialist USA; co-edited with Michael Ratner Che Guevara and the FBI and with William M. Kunstler, co-edited The Emerging Police State. He also co-hosts, with Heidi Boghosian, “Law and Disorder,” an hour-long weekly radio program in WBAI in New York. Smith is a retired labor and civil rights attorney in New York City.

Joel Kovel (1936-2018)
Against the Current, No. 196, September/October 2018

Michael Ratner
Against the Current, No. 184, September/October 2016

The Roots of Academic Freedom
Against the Current, No. 166, September/October 2013

Leonard Irving Weinglass
Against the Current, No. 153, July/August 2011

Lost Liberties in the Age of Obama
Against the Current, No. 145, March/April 2010

Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers
Against the Current, No. 120, January/February 2006

Free the Cuban Five!
Against the Current, No. 112, September/October 2004

William Kunstler, 1919-1995
Against the Current, No. 59, November/December 1995

Closing the Courthouse Doors
Against the Current, No. 57, July/August 1995

Jazz Vs. New York's Caberet Laws
Against the Current, No. 47, November/December 1993

A Memory of George Novack
Against the Current, No. 41, November/December 1992

Chronicles of Radicalism
Against the Current, No. 33, July/August 1991