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What Choice Did Sony Have?

by Dish Staff Frank Rich feels that that Sony’s hand was forced: We are witnessing, in Alan Dershowitz’s phrase, the “Pearl Harbor of the First Amendment.” But this story is far bigger than the threat to the First Amendment. And the vituperation being aimed at Sony for canceling the film’s release — coming from both […]

Alan Dershowitz on Sony Hack: It’s ‘Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment’

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Alan Dershowitz used some particularly strong language on CNN tonight to talk about the Sony hacking, believed to have originated in North Korea, calling it "Pearl Harbor on the First Amendment."

Roman Polanski Files Motion to Close L.A. Case

Roman Polanski, now represented by Alan Dershowitz, among others, has filed a motion to close his Los Angeles case once and for all. The request by Mr. Dershowitz to represent Mr. Polanski opened what promises to be a broad legal and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Newswire: Roman Polanski is trying to get the rape case against him dismissed again

Roman Polanski has enlisted attorney Alan Dershowitz—whose clients have included the likes of Patty Hearst, O.J. Simpson, and Julian Assange—to help him close the long-simmering statutory rape case first brought against him in 1977.Show More Summary

Roman Polanski Wants Rape Charges From 1970s Tossed

It could be a reversal of fortune for the Oscar winning director if Alan Dershowitz has his way. The lawyer that helped overturn Claus von Bulow's murder conviction in the 1980s is seeking to close the book on the statutory rape conviction...Show More Summary

Could Polanski Case Finally Come to an End?

More than 35 years later, Alan Dershowitz is trying to bring the case against Roman Polanski, who fled the US before being sentenced on a statutory rape charge in 1978, to an end. The lawyer has filed new paperwork in a California court calling for a hearing that could close...

Roman Polanski's Attorneys Seek to Close Sex Abuse Case

Alan Dershowitz's filing seeks to bring an end to the legal case against the director read more

A point by point response to Alan Dershowitz’s ‘Ten Reasons Why The BDS Movement Is Immoral’

Since Samantha Brotman began publicly expressing her outrage at last summer’s Israeli assault on Gaza, and especially since I’ve helped to found a local chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace, several of her Jewish friends and colleaguesShow More Summary

Civil rights attorney Alan Dershowitz hailed by pro-Israel g

Attorney Alan Dershowitz was honored by the nation’s oldest pro-Israel organization Sunday night.

YEAH, THAT’S PRETTY MUCH BY DESIGN. Alan Dershowitz: Campus sexual assault rules ‘preclude a defens…

YEAH, THAT’S PRETTY MUCH BY DESIGN. Alan Dershowitz: Campus sexual assault rules ‘preclude a defense’ for the accused. “Harvard’s policy was written by people who think sexual assault is so heinous a crime that even innocence is not a defense.”

Alan Dershowitz: Amnesty’s cynical anti-Israel games

Last month, the Columbia University chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the invitation, anxious to present a balanced view on the topic.

Speaking of “near certainty”

(Scott Johnson) Alan Dershowitz’s Wall Street Journal column “The education of a wartime president” is behind the Journal’s subscription paywall but is easily accessible via Google. I learned something from it and urge readers to check it out. Show More Summary

AACONS Interviews Alan Dershowitz and Glo Smith

Alan Dershowitz offers commentary on the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Glo Smith talks about the race for Florida's 5th District.

Alan Dershowitz: The right to protest the Met’s judgment

On Monday night, I stood in front of the Metropolitan Opera listening to hundreds of Jewish and non-Jewish protesters who were aggrieved by the decision of the Metropolitan Opera to produce a work called “The Death of Klinghoffer” by John Adams.

Dershowitz: I've Seen People Argue Before SCOTUS High

Lawyer and self-described “pot virgin,” who had “never tasted a drug in [his] life,” Alan Dershowitz, said he saw a lawyer successfully argue a case in front of the Supreme Court while high on Saturday’s “Red Eye” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Dershowitz on 'Terror Tunnels': 'My Weapon Is the Truth'

Professor Alan Dershowitz has released a new e-book, Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas, that provides an essential primer on the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Dershowitz argues--clearlyShow More Summary

On MSNBC: Rick Perry Indictment Creates an 'Error for a Guy Who Had No Margin for Error'

Liberals from David Axelrod to Alan Dershowitz have decried the grand jury indictment of Rick Perry as a hatchet job, but to NBC senior political news editor Mark Murray it’s still a political “error” for the Republican Governor of Texas. Appearing...Show More Summary

Harvard Law Professor: Perry Indictment is “What Happens In Totalitarian Societies” (Video)

Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz, a long time Democrat, wasn’t mincing words. He said the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry reminded him of the Soviet Union: The indictment of Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry over abuse of power and...Show More Summary

Perry Indictments Nothing More Than A "Political Witchunt"

I appeared on NewsmaxTV's "America's Forum" with liberal Democrat Professor Alan Dershowitz, and believe it or not, we both agreed that the indictments levied on Texas Governor Rick Perry, was nothing more than a political "witchunt," as I called it. Watch the video.

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