Susan Zalkind

Late Capitalism

The College Scam Defendants' Privilege Is Following Them into Court

“You get what you pay for. It’s really as simple as that.”
Susan Zalkind
4.4.19
sexual assault

She's Smarter Than Them

Christine Blasey Ford served as her own expert witness and demolished the arguments against her story.
Susan Zalkind
9.27.18
true crime

Kavanaugh Shows the Disgusting Underbelly of America's Elite Schools

Bizarre-sounding rituals. Twisted nicknames. Allegations of sex crimes. And of course this guy might become a Supreme Court justice.
Susan Zalkind
9.24.18
true crime

The Mysterious Swan Song of Mafia Killer 'Cadillac Frank'

The Whitey Bulger pal and former head of the mob in New England just got life in prison. But he went out with a bang, hyping FBI corruption.
Susan Zalkind
9.17.18
true crime

Why We're Obsessed with Killer Nannies

An ongoing murder trial in New York and the book inspired by the case point to a special brand of primal fear that isn't as simple as you might think.
Susan Zalkind
4.12.18
crime

What It Was Like to Survive an Elite Prep School Rape Saga Before #MeToo

Chessy Prout watched her assailant go to jail. Now she's telling her story.
Susan Zalkind
3.6.18
true crime

Michelle 'Suicide-by-Text' Carter Just Got Sentenced to Prison

The 20-year-old was convicted of manslaughter in June for telling her boyfriend to kill himself.
Susan Zalkind
8.3.17
true crime

The Strange Extortion Trial Pitting Teamsters Against 'Top Chef'

Allegations of slashed tires, misogynistic and ethnic threats, and terrified reality TV producers—this federal case has it all.
Susan Zalkind
8.2.17
Money

The 23-Year-Old Accused of Murdering His Relatives for Inheritance Money

After his grandfather was murdered and his mother disappeared at sea, Nathan Carman came under intense scrutiny. Now he's being sued by his aunts.
Susan Zalkind
7.18.17
true crime

Inside the Tense Courtroom When the Suicide Texter Was Found Guilty

Michelle Carter faces 20 years in prison for telling her boyfriend to commit suicide.
Susan Zalkind
6.16.17
true crime

Suicide-by-Text Trial's Latest Twist: It Was the Drugs

Michelle Carter, accused of goading her boyfriend into suicide via text when she was 17, wants a judge to believe she was sent over the rails by antidepressants.
Susan Zalkind
6.13.17
true crime

The Bizarre Trial of the 20-Year-Old Who Texted Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself

Michelle Carter faces 20 years in prison after her high school boyfriend killed himself. Prosecutors want to put her personality on trial.
Susan Zalkind
6.7.17
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