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Entries by Alan Dershowitz from 01/2009

Israel Is Well Within Its Rights

| Posted 01.13.2009 | World

Surely Israel has as much right to defend its citizens as did the United States and Great Britain during World War II. Why then is Israel singled out for such ferocious criticism?

Another Good Reason for Not Prosecuting the "Bushies"

| Posted 01.16.2009 | Politics

There is almost no possibility that prosecutions against members of the Bush administration for violating civil liberties and human rights could succeed. A fairly selected jury would almost certainly acquit.

The Phony War Crimes Accusation Against Israel

| Posted 01.22.2009 | World

If Israel were ever to be charged with "war crimes," that would mark the end of international human rights law as a neutral arbitrator of conduct.