The Best Defense (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jul 27, 2011 - Law - 464 pages
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The author presents his most famous, and infamous, cases and clients, and in the process, takes a critical, informed look at a legal system that he regards as deeply corrupt.


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User Review  - Sonja - Goodreads

I actually thought this book was interesting because there was a lot of stuff dealing with jews in the soviet union. i read this before i applied to law school (and of course, didn't get in), but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marik Casmon - Goodreads

Well, I'd actually give this book between a three and a four, but why quibble? In the book, published in the early 80s, Dershowitz describes many of the civil rights cases that he was involved in ... Read full review

Contents

The Boro Park Connection
17
Whatever Else It May Be It
85
Would You Represent
117
TWO 5
131
Defending Pornography from Fundamentalist
155
An American Lawyer
236
Is the Threat to Bring a Lawsuit
279
Capital Punishment
289
Defending the Defenders
384
384
419
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Leading criminal law and constitutional scholar Alan M. Dershowitz is the author of such critically acclaimed books as Rights from Wrongs, The Case for Israel, and Why Terrorism Works. A professor at Harvard Law School, he lives in Massachusetts.

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