Rights from Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origins of Rights

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Basic Books, 2009 - Law - 273 pages
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Where do our rights come from? Does natural law really exist outside of what is written in constitutions and legal statutes? If so, why are rights not the same everywhere and in all eras? On the oth

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About the author (2009)

Alan M. Dershowitz is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He appears frequently in the mainstream media as a commentator and analyst on a variety of issues, including national security, torture, civil liberties, and the Middle East peace process. He is the
author of Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origins of Rights, America on Trial: Inside the Legal Battles That Transformed Our Nation, Shouting Fire, and Preemption.

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