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Taking the Stand  free pdf America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of "Chutzpah "and "The Best Defense," Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been involved in. In "Taking the Stand," Dershowitz reveals the evolution of his own thinking on such fundamental issues as censorship and the First Amendment, Civil Rights, Abortion, homocide and the increasing role that science plays in a legal defense. Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University, and the author of such acclaimed bestsellers as "Chutzpah," "The Best Defense," and "Reversal of Fortune," for the first time recounts his legal biography, describing his struggles academically at Yeshiva High School growning up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his successes at Yale, clerking for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, his appointment to full professor at the Harvard at age 28, the youngest in the school's history. Dershowitz went on to work on many of the most celebrated cases in the land, from appealing (successfully) Claus Von Bulow's conviction for the murder of his wife Sunny, to the O.J. Simpson trial, to defending Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley, Patty Hearst, and countless others. He is currently part of the legal team advising Julian Assange. "From the Hardcover edition."

About Professor Alan M Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz is one of the most famous and celebrated lawyers in America. He is the youngest full professor in school history at Harvard, where he is now the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law. The author of numerous bestselling books, from "Chutzpah "to "The Best Defense" to "In Defense of Israel" to "Reversal of Fortune," Dershowitz has advised and defended many of the most famous legal cases of the past 50 years.

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Author : Professor Alan M Dershowitz
Publisher : Random House Audio
Data Published : 22 October 2013
ISBN : 080412793X
EAN : 9780804127936
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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