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Author Dershowitz, Alan M.

Title Taking the stand [OverDrive/Libby electronic resource] an autobiography / by Alan Dershowitz.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource
Note Electronic book.
Contents Born and religiously educated in Brooklyn -- My secular education--Brooklyn and Yale -- My clerkships Judge Bazelon and Justice Goldberg -- Beginning my life as an academic--Harvard Law School -- The evolution of the First Amendment--new meanings for cherished words -- Direct and vicarious "offensiveness" of obscenity -- Disclosure of secrets -- Expressions that incite violence and disrupt speakers -- The right to falsify history and science: Holocaust denial, space aliens, and academic freedom -- Defamation and privacy: "he that filches from me my good name" -- Speech that supports terrorist groups -- Life intrudes on law -- "Death is different:" challenging capital punishment -- The death penalty for those who don't kill: Ricky and Raymond Tison -- Using science, law, logic and experience to disprove murder -- Death, politics, religion, and international intrigue -- Death cases from the classroom to the courtroom and from the courtroom to the classroom -- The changing politics of rape -- The changing face of race: from color blindness to race-specific remedies -- From human rights to human wrongs--how the hard left hijacked the human rights agenda.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York Crown Publishing Group 2013 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Dershowitz, Alan M.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Jewish lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Law teachers -- United States -- Biography.
Freedom of speech -- United States -- Cases.
Capital punishment -- United States -- Cases.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9780307719294 (electronic bk.)
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