IRS official Lois Lerner put herself in legal jeopardy by saying "I have done nothing wrong" before invoking her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination before Congress, attorney Alan Dershowitz told TV host Steve Malzberg. "She's in trouble. Show More Summary
"It seems to me it's an open-and-shut case."
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog on whether Lois Lerner forfeited her Fifth Amendment protection by making a statement. Alan Dershowitz weighs in.
The Socratic method has more problems than just being annoying. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alan Dershowitz, Gender Issues, Harvard Law School, Law Schools, Sexism, Socratic Method, Women's Issues
"Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of the most evil men in the world. He never condemns China, rarely Zimbabwe or any other county, it’s only Israel," says Alan Dershowitz. Then why did Tutu call for the world to boycott the Olympics in China in 2008? The record shows clearly that Tutu has criticized Zimbabwe and China repeatedly
This is because Stephen Hawking is not attending a conference in Israel where there is protest about the way Palestinians are being treated. At City University of New York, Dershowitz was debating Peter Beinart. My job is to protect Israel, the nation state of the Jewish people, along with many other people, from external threats [...]
Alan Dershowitz thinks Albert Einstein Award-winning physicist Stephen Hawking is an "ignoramus." Guess why. Read more...
This Thursday, Peter Beinart and Alan Dershowitz will once again square off on the subject of Zionism at CUNY, a debate that promises to cover a spectrum of opinion from A to B. It is unclear exactly what new ground they will cover,Show More Summary
The right-wing Jewish extremists who boo everyone who wants to make compromises for peace, are every bit as dangerous as Jewish extremists on the hard left who also demand a one state solution -- a binational state that will cease being the homeland of the Jewish people.
All of this remains somewhat speculative at this early stage, but it is still worth asking why the government chose to charge him under the mass destruction statute rather than under the more obvious terrorist statute.
Attorney Alan Dershowitz on Monday struck back at Robert Redford and other liberals for their seeming devotion to violent, homegrown activists. Appearing on NewsmaxTV's Steve Malzberg Show, Dershowitz said, "I don’t understand the way some people on the Left glorify American terrorists" (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more
On MSNBC: DERSHOWITZ: They will regret it, I think. A: There was never a basis for the public safety exception. As you know, when they announced it, the police had already announced that the public safety danger was over, they had arrested everybody. They didn’t think there was any further risk to the public. So [...]
Harvard University Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz told the hosts of CNN on Monday that the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, would not be a typical criminal prosecution. Dershowitz speculated that either...Show More Summary
Civil rights lawyer Alan Dershowitz joined Thomas Roberts on MSNBC this morning to discuss the debate surrounding Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Miranda rights. Criticizing the use of the publi safety exception to delay reading him Miranda warnings, Dershowitz warned that, in the end, the decision may backfire.
How long this situation will last is anyone's guess. But the possibility that before long Israel may have a neighbor to the east who is not as peaceful as the current Jordanian government, must be seriously considered.
So much for Alan Dershowitz's clout! The decision to honor former President Jimmy Carter by a law journal at Cardozo Law School set off a predictable furor. But in the end, the event with Carter went off without a hitch. There was no protest, and nobody blocked the door, as one graduate of the school threatened to do to prevent Carter from entering.
In a move that Harvard professor, Alan Dershowitz, calls “immoral”, a Jewish university is awarding former president and anti-Israel activist Jimmy Carter with an International Advocate for Peace Award. The Washington Free Beacon reports, Pro-Israel activists have launched a campaign … Continue reading ?
A fresh round of folks suggesting that Jimmy Carter is anti-Semitic because he isn’t on board with Israeli policy. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alan Dershowitz, Benjamin N. Cardozo...Show More Summary
The high-profile Harvard law professor fails to prevail in a First Amendment case in Nevada. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alan Dershowitz, Cameras in the courtroom, Free Speech, Gambling / Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Sands Corp., Marc Randazza, Nevada, Quote of the Day, Sheldon Adelson