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Alan Dershowitz

What will it take for female victims of sexual abuse to be believed? Sexual abuse and the court of public opinion

Temima G. Shulman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Religion
Temima G. Shulman

The Center for Integrity Wisdom held its annual board meeting this week, by invitation only. It is a good bet that leading some of the sessions was th...

The Excruciating Worth of Criticism

Paula Gordon | Posted 03.20.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The democratic experiment is neither certain nor assured. It takes courage and perseverance, a willingness to wrestle with the toughest issues and to...

Dershowitz Blasts ‘Superficial’ Diversity On Campus

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.13.2015 | Media

Alan Dershowitz told Fox News on Thursday night that a "curtain of McCarthyism" is falling on American colleges because of how they're policing studen...

New Book Argues Iran Deal Makes War Inevitable

Kevin Price | Posted 09.30.2016 | Books
Kevin Price

Dershowitz, who has long sat very close to the seats of power both domestically and with those in Israel, unleashed a scathing attack against the Obama administration for its naive decision to pursue such a deal.

Humanizing Cannibal Cop on Eve of Appeal: "Thought Crimes" Doc Reveals Unseen Side of Gilberto Valle

Clay Calvert | Posted 06.20.2015 | Entertainment
Clay Calvert

What Thought Crimes and the case of Gilberto Valle tease out are the fuzzy lines between speech and action, between fantasies and realities, and between life in cyberspace and life in the real world.

Harvard Law Professor Blames Victim in Child Trafficking Case

Anna Joseph | Posted 04.15.2015 | Media
Anna Joseph

Co-authored by Kerry Richards, J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School Alan Dershowitz--famed defense attorney and former professor at Harvard Law Sch...

Larry David: Writer, Producer, Actor, Comedian... Middle East Ambassador?

Steve Matoren | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Larry David's been called a lot of things in his life -- brilliant, genius, funny, neurotic, offensive -- but never, has anyone thought the Seinfeld co-creator and Brooklyn-born Jew could be a catalyst for peace in the Middle East.

Alan Dershowitz Vows To Seek Disbarment Of Abuse Accuser's Lawyers

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2015 | College

By Brendan Pierson Jan 6 (Reuters) - Well-known U.S. criminal defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz has vowed to seek the disbarment of two l...

Alan Dershowitz Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz on Friday dismissed as "a complete and total lie" allegations of sexual assault levied by a woman who c...

Protesting to Prosecution

Stanton Peele | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Stanton Peele

The history of the prosecution of alleged perpetrators of violence against African American victims brought about with heavy public and political pressure hasn't been good for the alleged victims and those who conducted the prosecution.

Snowden Support Swells at Debate on NSA Surveillance

Nicholas Nazar | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Nicholas Nazar

To trust a powerful and secretive intelligence agency may be a hard pill to swallow for anyone. In April, after a five-year investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee concluded that the CIA misled the government on its secret detention and coercive interrogation program.


Francis Levy | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media
Francis Levy

"He clearly coarsened American sensibilities," Alan M. Dershowitz is quoted as saying about Al Goldstein, in today's front page Times obit of the infa...

Ted Cruz: 'Don't Blink'

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Senator Cruz is on a crusade to become president. Cruz knows that if he can win over the conservative wing of his party with stirring rhetoric filled with red meat, he will be in a formidable position for the 2016 Republican presidential primaries.

In Defense of Samantha Power

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Those of us who admire all that Samantha Power has already accomplished in the human rights arena and believe her to be an inspired choice as UN ambassador must speak out on her behalf.

Not About BDS

Kristofer Petersen-Overton | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Kristofer Petersen-Overton

There is something particularly poisonous about the kind of political opportunism on display at Brooklyn College right now. The rapid manufacture of a national controversy in this case reveals, once again, the tenuous state of academic freedom on our campuses.

Alan Dershowitz, Defender of Academic Freedom - Heal Thyself!

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

While trumpeting himself as a defender of academic freedom, Alan Dershowitz's actual record calls that self-approbation into doubt.

Jeffrey Toobin On the Supreme Court: "Yes, It's Very Political"

92nd Street Y | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin spoke with Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz at 92Y on November 16, 2012. In this clip, Toobin talks about whethe...

Why Obama Needs to Stop Netanyahu's Dangerous Driving

David Miles | Posted 01.30.2013 | World
David Miles

President Obama needs to start spending some of the political capital he earned through his election victory to help restart the peace process, which has stalled since Mr. Netanyahu took office four years ago.

Can Photos From Gaza Help Blaze the Path to Peace?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media
Linda Milazzo

One can't emphasize enough the unique ability media has to influence public opinion.

Jeffrey Toobin: "What A Radical Argument It Was To Try and Have This Healthcare Law Overturned"

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

CNN Legal Analyst and author of The Oath, Jeffrey Toobin, spoke with Alan Dershowitz on Friday, November 16 about the Obama administration and the Sup...

Alan Dershowitz: "A Time for the Pro-Israel Community to Unite"

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.20.2013 | World
92nd Street Y

Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz spoke with CNN Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin on November 16, 2012. In this clip, Alan gives his thoughts on the ...

Call It Democracy 2012: An Electoral Storm

Matt Kohn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matt Kohn

There is no better time than the present for American citizens to take a look at the history of presidential elections through the lens of the Electoral College.

Joshua Hersh

Palestinian President Signals Willingness To Restart Talks | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

In a private appearance with Jewish leaders in New York on Monday night, a conciliatory Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he felt the...

Remembering Alexander Cockburn

Conn Hallinan | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media
Conn Hallinan

For Chaos heard his voice: him all his Traine Follow'd in the bright procession to behold Creation, and the wonders of his might. --Parad...

The Bible And Constitution Protect The KKK's Right To 'Adopt-A-Highway'

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Religion
Eliyahu Federman

Racist, homophobic and hateful organizations like the KKK undermine their ideology more than promote it. Allowing them to speak in public helps expose them for who they are. The best way to respond and defeat those ideologies is by exposing them.