Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law

Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law

Alan M. Dershowitz

America's so much trendy criminal brain and the number one bestselling writer of Chutzpah and The most sensible Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his criminal autobiography, describing how he got here to the legislations, in addition to the circumstances that experience replaced American jurisprudence during the last 50 years, so much of which he has in my opinion been concerned in.

In Taking the Stand, Dershowitz unearths the evolution of his personal considering on such basic concerns as censorship and the 1st modification, Civil Rights, Abortion, homocide and the expanding position that technology performs in a felony protection. Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of legislation at Harvard collage, and the writer of such acclaimed bestsellers as Chutzpah, The top Defense, and Reversal of Fortune, for the 1st time recounts his felony biography, describing his struggles academically at Yeshiva highschool growning up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his successes at Yale, clerking for excellent courtroom Justice Arthur Goldberg, his appointment to complete professor on the Harvard at age 28, the youngest within the school's heritage. Dershowitz went directly to paintings on some of the such a lot celebrated instances within the land, from attractive (successfully) Claus Von Bulow's conviction for the homicide of his spouse Sunny, to the O.J. Simpson trial, to protecting Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley, Patty Hearst, and numerous others.  He is at the moment a part of the felony group advising Julian Assange.

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