The Best Defense

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Vintage Books, 1983 - History - 425 pages
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The controversial lawyer discusses his attempts to successfully defend even the most disreputable criminals and discusses such topics as F. Lee Bailey's handling of the Patty Hearst case

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The Boro Park Connection
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About the author (1983)

Attorney and bestselling author Alan M. Dershowitz was first in his class at Yale Law School. Dershowitz was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal and the youngest full professor in the history of Harvard Law School. He is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union. Dershowitz has represented many controversial clients, including O. J. Simpson, Claus von Bulow, Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley and Patricia Hearst. His books include Reasonable Doubt (about the O. J. Simpson trial) and Sexual McCarthyism: Clinton, Starr, and the Emerging Constitutional Crisis.

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